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Are you looking to improve the look of, or even sell your home? If so, choosing the correct colour for your windows and doors might be more important than you think. According to some estate agents, colour choice can make a really big difference. Sprucing up the appearance of your home by changing your windows and doors, really can add £’s to the value of your property. Read on, to get some valuable advice about how to get colour to work for you and your home.

Window and Door Colours

Red composite door

When choosing your new exterior windows or door colour, remember to keep in mind the colour of your brickwork. If your brickwork or rendering is light, try to avoid pastels as they can often look pale and washed out. Likewise, if your brickwork is darker, try to steer away from dark reds or blues.

The colour you choose can also create certain perceptions.  Active colours are warmer and brighter and are more likely to create a feeling of energy. Active colours range from vivid reds and oranges through to bright yellows and light greens. Passive colours are cooler and create a calming effect, and are your rich burgundies, purples, blues and subtle greens.

White evokes an image of cleanliness and simplicity, a classic choice that never dates. Likewise, black is a timeless colour, that can add glamour to your front door, especially if you choose a shiny veneer. Violets and purples are often associated with luxury. However, when selecting your colour or shade choose carefully as it can be a fine line between sophistication and garishness.

Location, Location, Location

According to some estate agents, your choice of door and window colour should be sympathetic to your location. If you’re a city dweller, pastels are a good choice, whereas if you live near water, pick shades of blue. For country dwellers, natural wood or wood effect is best.

Entrance Doors

Your front door is arguably the first thing people see, and what better way to enhance the kerb appeal of your home by choosing a new front door in an exciting colour? Traditional colours such as black, white, blue, red, and Chartwell Green are always popular choices. However, if you want to make a statement, why not consider choosing poppy red, duck egg blue or black-brown?  Entrance doors are available in a variety of materials, with each material being energy-efficient, secure and durable. uPVC, timber, aluminium and composite doors are all available in different design styles and are customisable through a range of colour choices and finishes


Coloured sash window

Windows could be described as the “eyes of your house”, allowing you access to view the inside and outside of your home. Modern windows are available in a variety of styles and materials, uPVC, uPVC wood effect, timber or aluminium. Each type is easily customisable with colour for that modern, bespoke look, without compromising on safety, energy efficiency, thermal insulation or ease-of-use maintenance.

Are you interested in replacing your windows or external doors? Whether you want uPVC, composite, aluminium, or timber, The Monmouthshire Window Company’s windows and doors come in a variety of finishes and colours. To find out more, contact one of our professional team members by calling us on 01291 430 353 or by getting in touch online, and we will be delighted to help.

Our Raglan Showroom

If you live in or around Monmouthshire in Chepstow, Caldicot, Monmouth, Abergavenny and the surrounding villages, then why not come visit our showroom at Raglan Garden Centre.

Our Raglan showroom is the perfect place to get inspiration for your property’s next home improvements, regardless of what you’re looking for. Whether you’re interested in making your home more energy efficient with A-rated double-glazed windows or want to extend your house with one of our spacious conservatories, we’re sure to have what you’re after.

If you’re interested in seeing a selection of our products up close, or you have something specific in mind, the friendly, knowledgeable team at The Monmouthshire Window Company are more than happy to help.

At Raglan, the Garden Centre is open from Monday – Sunday 9.30 am – 5 pm and you are able to walk around the showroom at these times. However, the showroom itself is currently unmanned. If you would like to meet a representative on-site to discuss your requirements, please call us on 01291 630063 to book an appointment.

Alternatively, visit our Caldicot Showroom – open Monday to Friday 8.30 am – 4.00 pm.

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