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New Jersey Front Doors

Attractive and Practical Front Doors for Your Home

Front doors offer both function and style. They help provide security and comfort from the elements during New Jersey’s snowy winter and rainy spring. Front doors add curb appeal and tell a story, both of your home’s history and your personal style.

The homes in northeastern New Jersey range from historic pre-war homes to contemporary ranch houses. Whether you’re looking to preserve the architectural style of your home or make a bold statement, you want to find the best front door for your home. With the variety of styles, finishes, materials, and colors available from Pella the possibilities are practically endless.

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

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Popular Local Trends & Styles


  • Sidelights and windows on your entry door Front Doors with Transom and Sidelights 

    Let the sunshine in with sidelights and transom windows. These features are beautiful for New Jersey homes as they suit a range of architectural styles. Transoms can be especially helpful in older, more traditional homes that have solid front doors as they allow light to filter into the entry hall. Sidelights frame a front door and can be a great look on more contemporary homes with double entry doors.

  • Colonial Front Doors Colonial-Style Front Doors

    Pre-war Colonials are prominent throughout New Jersey. Original Colonial-style homes featured solid wood doors with raised panels. Wood front doors are still a popular choice today, but now you can also get the same look from fiberglass. These doors are available in a number of different colors and wood-like finishes.

  • Wooden Front Doors Wood Front Doors

    Made from mahogany and rustic walnut, there are wood front doors available to match any New Jersey home style, from Victorian to Tudor, Federal to farmhouse. Solid wood doors are common on old homes, but you can also get the look of real wood with a low-maintenance wood-grain fiberglass door, stained in one of many warm wood tones.

  • Storm Doors Storm Doors 

    Storm doors1 are commonly used in regions where weather fluctuates seasonally. Serving as an extra barrier against extreme weather conditions, a storm door can help protect your front door. Storm doors frequently contain glass or screen2 panels that are interchangeable or retractable allowing for ventilation during warmer months. They are available in a variety of sizes and styles suitable for the diversity of home styles in the Garden State.

1 Storm doors are not offered with wood entry doors. Adding a storm door to a wood entry door would void the warranty.

2 Warning: 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 Customizations1


Whether you choose handles or knobs, a formal or informal style, a light or dark finish, selecting the right hardware for your front door can transform its appearance. Maintain the character of a traditional home with front door customizations like grilles or transom windows with muntins. Sidelights and window glass provide even further options for personalization. Find more customizations here.

Hardware

  • Classic Collection
  • Modern Collection
  • Essential Collection
  • Rustic Collection
  • Multipoint Locking System

Transoms, Sidelights, and Grilles

  • Rectangular Transom
  • Full Light Sidelight
  • 3/4 Light Sidelight
  • 1/2 Light Sidelight
  • Elliptical Transom
  • Arch Head Transom
  • Traditional Fixed Grilles
  • Traditional Between-the-Glass Grilles

1Not all customizations are available in all Pella product lines.

New Jersey Climate Recommendations


Sandwiched between the Delaware River and the Atlantic Ocean, New Jersey has a moderate climate, with an average high of 70 degrees in July and an average low of 30 degrees in January. Northeastern New Jersey’s close proximity to the ocean helps maintain moisture in the air which means snowy winters, rainy springs, and warm, humid summers.

All of these elements can take a toll on your front door depending on its finish, the location, the direction it faces, and whether or not there’s an overhang. A wood door is more likely to be impacted by the moisture in the air than a fiberglass door.

Low-E Protection

Low-E Protection

Keep warm in the winter and cool in the summer by helping to reduce the loss of climate controlled air from your home. Doors with Low-E insulating glass can help keep your home insulated.

insulation

Fiberglass Entry Doors

For good insulation and protection from drafts and leaks, choose fiberglass entry doors.

Weather Protection

Weather Protection

Storm doors help protect fiberglass and steel entry door frames from cold winters, humid summers, and heavy precipitation. Preserve the look of your front door with a storm door to keep your main entrance looking great for years.

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 New Jersey 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 in New Jersey


Check out these Pella projects in Northeastern New Jersey. From Paramus to Jamesburg, find inspiration for your next home project.

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