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Baton Rouge Front Doors

Front Doors for Baton Rouge’s Architectural Styles

Even visitors to Baton Rouge don’t take long to recognize that the city is a treasure trove of distinct architectural styles. No two homes are alike, from the bungalows in the Garden District to the Creole Cottages that originated in New Orleans as far back as the 1700s. But every house, regardless of its design, requires a front door. That front door can set the tone for the rest of your home and determine the first impression for the guests arriving at your entryway.

With nearly limitless design opportunities to choose from, you can find a front door that will ensure your home stands out from the rest of the neighborhood.

Commonly known as: entry doors, entrance doors, exterior doors

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Popular Local Trends & Styles


  • French Entry Doors Double Front Doors

    Baton Rouge is host to a variety of different architectural styles, from the Acadians in Woodstone, Woodgate and Oak Hills to the French Provincials in University Club, Lakes at Highland and Lexington Estates. The formal style and symmetrical design of these older homes is often best complemented by a pair of double front doors that make for an elegant entrance.

  • Black Entry Doors Wooden Front Doors

    Wood front doors have long been associated with more traditional-style homes, much like what you’ll find in Baton Rouge neighborhoods such as Tara, Shenandoah and Kenilworth. But owners of more contemporary homes are also embracing them. If you’d rather not commit to a solid wood door, consider instead a fiberglass door with a wood-like finish.

  • Door with transom Custom Front Doors

    Considering the wide range of architectural styles spread out across the greater Baton Rouge area, a variety of choices are necessary to find what best fulfills each homeowner’s needs. Fortunately, Pella offers a variety of styles, finishes and hardware for their front doors to complement your home and help you make an impression on the rest of the neighborhood.

  • Double entry doors in Craftsman style Storm and Screen Doors

    Baton Rouge homeowners who opt for the wood-like look of fiberglass or choose a steel entry door for their front entrance could also consider the addition of a storm door1 to complement their front door. Pella storm doors come equipped with glass and screen2 panels that you can swap out or built-in retractable screens for convenient ventilation.

1Storm doors are not offered with wood entry doors. Adding a storm door to a wood entry door would void the warranty.
2Warning: Use caution when children or pets are around open windows and doors. Screens are not designed to retain children or pets.

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Recommended Customizations*


Your front door can be so much more than an entrance or an exit. Consider customizing it with sidelights, transoms and window glass. There is also a plethora of hardware and finish options that can help tailor your entry door to complement the style of your home.

Hardware

  • Essential Collection Handle Sets – Standard Satin Nickel
  • Modern Collection Baldwin® Reserve Handle Sets
    • Seattle Polished Nickel
    • Santa Cruz Polished Nickel
    • Seattle Satin Nickel
    • Santa Cruz Satin Nickel
    • Seattle Polished Chrome
    • Santa Cruz Polished Chrome
    • Seattle Matte Black
    • Santa Cruz Matte Black
  • Multipoint Locking System Modern Collection Baldwin® Reserve
    • Seattle Polished Nickel
    • Seattle Satin Nickel
    • Seattle Polished Chrome
    • Seattle Matte Black

Transoms, Sidelights, and Grilles

  • Rectangular Transom
  • Full Light Sidelight
  • ¾ Light Sidelight
  • ½ Light Sidelight
  • ¼ Light Sidelight

*Not all customizations are available in all Pella product lines.

Baton Rouge Climate Recommendations


Baton Rouge is home to a humid subtropical climate. That means hot and humid summers and mild winters, with moderate to heavy rainfall throughout the year. The area is also vulnerable to extreme weather, such as damaging winds, hurricanes and tornadoes.

Extreme Weather

Extreme Weather

Your area is often affected by extreme weather events such as floods, droughts, heat waves, hurricanes and major storms. Consider adding a layer of protection from extreme weather in the form of a storm door.

Wood Frames

Wood Frames

You can design your home to be more wind resistant with wood frames, reducing your chances of damages to your home during high-wind weather events.

Low-E Protection

Low-E Protection

SunDefense Low-E Insulating Glass with Argon can help block a significant percentage of the sun’s heat and ultraviolet rays. Low-E insulating glass helps keep your home cool and comfortable during the dry summer heat.

Why Choose Pella?


Customized with You in Mind

Pella windows and doors are made specifically for your home because one size doesn't fit all. With access to many materials, colors and options, including exclusive snap-in options for shades, blinds and grilles, along with smart home products and a proprietary finishing process that helps provide a quality finish.

Built to Last

Pella products are backed by some of the strongest window, door and installation warranties in the business. When installed by a Pella branch, your project is backed by our Pella Care Guarantee, our package of product warranties, installation warranty and service agreement that covers your products and their installation — including labor — for up to 10 years. See the written limited warranty for details, including exceptions and limitations, or contact Pella Customer Service at 877-473-5527.

We Come to You

An in-home consultation can help you explore all options and get a professional opinion on what will work best for you. During the consultation, local window professionals can come to your home to assess your window replacement needs and understand your priorities and budget.

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A Pella Windows & Doors of Baton Rouge expert can help you pick out a window that fits your home - and your style. Find your local Pella representative to schedule a free in-home consultation, measurement, and estimate.

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Front Entry Door Projects by Pella


Check out how homeowners from across the country are using Pella front doors to enhance the entryways of their homes.

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