Latest Custom Wrought Iron Doors

We thought it would be fun to take a moment to show off some of our most recent iron doors.  We love working with our customers to come up with one of a kind entryways.  Each one is unique and beautiful and makes a statement about the homeowners individual style.

These homeowners chose an arch top for their double entry door.

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The two lanterns that flank this single iron door really compliment the geometric designs that the homeowners incorporated into their iron scroll work.

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Who said single entry doors can’t also be showstoppers?  These customers wanted to incorporate a more modern feel into their scroll work and we love how the finished product turned out.

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This iron door is a great compromise for people who would like an arch top door, but have a straight top frame.

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These homeowners wanted an iron door full of intricate wrought iron details, so we worked together with them to come up with this gorgeous entryway.

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These homeowners chose Flemish glass to serve as the backdrop for their wrought iron scroll work.

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This single entry door has a more contemporary feel with it’s straight lines crisscross pattern.  We think this door would also look great as a wine cellar door.

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These homeowners chose a matching arch top transom for their iron door, which is beautiful AND functional, as it serves to let more natural light into the entryway.

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And lastly, here is another magnificent arch top, double entry door.  Doors like this are sure to turn heads, and send your curb appeal rating sky high!

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To request a quote on any of the doors you see here please visit our website at www.doorsbydesign.net or give us a call at 251-767-0013.

Custom Wrought Iron Transom Install

Doors by Design recently installed this custom, wrought iron door in a beautiful new construction home.  Getting the door in was the easy part.  Here’s another inside look at the manpower it takes to get the heavy, iron transom in place.

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Doors installed!  That was the easy part.

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Time to rig up some scaffolding.

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It takes four men to haul the transom up the scaffolding and set it in place.

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And walla!  There are still steps that need to be completed before this installation is complete (glass, trim, seal) but the hardest part is done.

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It seems that the more complicated the install, the more beautiful the pay off, and this custom iron door was no exception.

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**Doors by Design sells custom wrought iron doors and wood doors.  We also have stock iron doors and stock wood doors available as a budget friendly option.  Contact us today and we’ll help you find the perfect entry door for your home!

Functional Work of Art

Even wonder what it takes to install one of our massive, wrought iron doors?  How about two massive, wrought iron, doors with sidelights and a transom?  We snapped a few photos during a recent install so our customers could appreciate the sheer man- and machine!- power it takes to get these gorgeous entry doors installed properly.

Out with the old, and ready for the new!

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Our installer, Alex, preps the opening for the new door.

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If you think these doors are heavy, you would be right.  It takes three men to slide in the frame and sidelights.

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Time for the big guns!  The transom gets lifted into place with the help of a forklift.

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Next step is to put in the massive double doors.  (unfortunately we didn’t get a pic of that step.)  Then just a few more hours of man power and “wallah”!

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You may call it a front door, but we call it a functional work of art.  Contact us to start designing your own custom iron door today!

Home is where the Heart is

Valentine’s Day is swiftly sneaking up on the calendar which means it’s time to start thinking about creative ways to show your love to that special someone.  Why not use your front door as a palate to declare your love to the world?  We scoured the Internet and created this “love”ly collage of front door “love notes.”  No doubt that passers by these homes can feel the love spilling from inside.

Heart Entryway Red Heart Door Knocker Heart Painting on Door Wrought Iron Heart Door Hearts in the Walkway Alright, so maybe you can’t custom design a wrought iron door for your sweetie this Valentines day, but this super sweet bow and arrow wreath is not only adorable, but also incredibly easy to make!  Not a crafting guru?  Have no fear!  The bloggers at Tatertots and Jello spell it out simply with a step by step photo tutorial.

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“A house is made of wood and stone, but only love can make a home.”