Selecting Window and Door Colours
Selecting the colour scheme for your home’s interior and exterior can be one of the most exciting decisions you make during the building or renovation process. But it can also be one of the most stressful! In addition to selecting the colours for your roof, walls, flooring, and more, it’s also important to consider window and door colours. You’re probably aware that windows and doors are available in different coloured frames. However, you may be surprised to learn that you can also choose different coloured glass and hardware.
The ideal colours for your home
At Allview Windows and Doors, we know that every home’s colour scheme should be uniquely suited to its owners’ preferences and choices. We also believe that your windows and doors should play their part in achieving your desired colour schemes.
That’s why we offer such an extensive range of colours for windows and doors – so you can select the ideal options for your home.
Selecting the colours for your window and door frames may be the most obvious question of colour choice.
However, that doesn’t make it any less important!
You may choose frame colours that the colour of your home’s external and/or interior walls. Alternatively, you may select frames to add an accent colour.
After all, your windows and doors don’t have to be subdued. They can also be highlighted as integral features in your design.
Our aluminium window and door frames come in shades of silver, beige, white, cream, and matte black. In addition to our standard colour palette, we also offer several decorative powder coat colours.
Some of these options can add a pop of distinct colour to your rooms and your home’s exterior, making them ideal for accent colours. They can be chosen to match, coordinate, or contrast with other accent colours across your home.
For a truly custom finish, we can also paint special powder coat colours to match your exact chosen specifications. This option is the ultimate in customisation. It gives you complete control over your home’s colour selections.
Please talk to us about more decorative colour options.
When choosing the colour of the glass, you should select colours that will complement or contrast the window and door frames and your home’s colour scheme.
But it’s also important to consider what you want your window and door glass to accomplish. For example, do you want your windows to offer crystal clear views, privacy, or diffused light?
The answer to this question may vary from room to room. However, whatever the answer is, it will influence your coloured glass choices.
If you’re looking to diffuse the light entering your home, white coloured translucent laminates are a great option. Translucent laminates can also be used for privacy in bathrooms and other areas.
Similarly, a white or grey frosted or satin finish on acid-washed glass can soften incoming light and offer privacy. These glass colours are subdued rather than stark, allowing them to be matched with almost any colour scheme in any room of your home.
At the other end of the glass spectrum, is extra clear glass, which removes the green tinge commonly associated with clear glass to offer a view that reflects true colours inside and out.
Alternatively, you could select tinted or toned glass, which is somewhere in the spectrum between clear glass and white translucent or acid washes. With the choice of several shades, including grey, dark grey, blue, and green, you can choose the option that best complements your home.
Other glass options are available
Customising your window and door hardware is an easily overlooked step when it comes to your home’s colour selections.
But like every other little detail in your home, choosing the right colour for your hardware can make or break a room’s look, so it’s important to think it through!
Except for fixed windows (which cannot be opened), all windows and doors come with hardware to operate them.
At Allview Windows and Doors, our window hardware come in shades of white, black, and silver. This range includes both matte and gloss black – a striking colour that is often chosen as a feature in modern homes.
Similarly, our door hardware are available in whites, blacks, and silvers, as well as stainless steel for some types of doors. This last option can be used to create a range of looks, including both industrial and natural.
Sliding window handles are available in standard (black) and decorative colours. Key locking is optional.