Door Styles That Define Your Home

Door style is one of the key factors that define a home. It creates an initial impression for guests who visit and can even add value when selling it later on.

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Traditional designs provide a cozy, homey atmosphere. Their features may include ornate moldings and carvings, raised panel doors with raised panel fronts, distressed or glazed finishes and wrought iron hardware – features that Sears Home Services offers in an extensive selection of traditional doors to complement the architecture of any home. Sears Home Services’ Wincore(r) bypass sliding patio door takes this concept one step further by using double rollers to stack within its frame for optimal light flow into living spaces – call now to arrange your complimentary in-home consultation! Inquire about replacement windows, HVACs or sidings!


Contemporary styles emphasize open space and simplicity over ornateness. Although derived from other styles, contemporary doors also integrate well into various designs – this door style is particularly popular among homeowners seeking to add modernity into their homes.

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Craftsman-style doors make an excellent addition to cottages, bungalows, or prairie-style homes with an earthy aesthetic. Additionally, they blend nicely with homes that incorporate features like brick accents, wide front porches, or low roof gables.

Wood exterior doors crafted in natural-looking materials often incorporate beautiful window grids and sturdy frames, epitomizing the philosophy of Arts and Crafts movement which emphasizes simplicity, natural materials and visual appeal.

Craftsman-style doors often include an aesthetic dentil shelf at the base of their glass pane. While this decorative feature serves no practical function, it adds curb appeal.


Tudor homes evoke medieval charm with steeply pitched roofs, decorative wood or masonry walls and half timbers, as well as asymmetrical floor plans with tall mullioned windows and doors featuring elaborate design elements.

Interior designer Catherine Branstetter finally found the home she wanted after failing to secure several properties – a 1920s Tudor, close to their children’s elementary school, located within an attractive neighborhood where nature walks could be enjoyed.

Integrate groupings of long and narrow casement windows, with or without standard grids, into the design of a Tudor-style home in order to balance its architectural design. Or consider choosing swinging French doors that integrate perfectly into its style while increasing natural lighting levels.


Spanish style homes can be identified by smooth stucco walls, low pitched roofs and arched entryways – hallmarks that can be found across Florida, California and the southwestern U.S. Many Spanish house plans feature divided doors which leave half open for air circulation and sunlight; full wood doors stained a warm hue add further appeal to this architectural style of home. Although hinged doors are typically found in Spanish style homes, sliding barn doors may add an updated touch. You could even incorporate wrought iron elements for an authentic Spanish touch!


If you prefer traditional features, the more ornate moldings and carvings of this style might appeal to you. Raised panel doors complete this look as do glazed or distressed finishes for an elegant, timeworn appearance.

Sears Home Services Lexington SC provides local home improvement experts who can help you achieve the look and feel you want for your living space. Our in-home consultations are complimentary, while a dedicated project manager oversees each home improvement project from start to finish.

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