Let The Light In With An Insulated Glass Exterior Door
A front door with glass makes an instant statement. In fact, some of our most popular front door designs are glass front doors. We use traditional mortise-and-tenon joinery and solid wood—no shortcuts here. A RealCraft glass exterior door is built to look beautiful and last for decades.
Our exterior doors with glass come in a variety of designs—we have classic Craftsman styles, sleek Mid-Century Modern, and striking contemporary options. Embrace modern elegance with the Chevron. Go for Palm Springs, Slim Aarons glamour with the Mid Century Modern Center Bar or Tri Window. Or if you have a traditional home, opt for our Craftsman collection, featuring clean lines and subtle details that are already proven to stand the test of time.
Keeping designs sleek and clean is one of our hallmarks as a brand. A RealCraft exterior glass door will never have superfluous details. And that’s because we have nothing to hide. Our craftsmanship speaks for itself. So does the elevated quality of our materials. You can build a wood front door with glass in your choice of twenty different wood species. Looking for a classic American option? We have Ash, White Oak, Cherry, and Hickory. Want something eye-catching and exotic? We’ve got rich, deep chocolate Wenge, contrasting Zebrawood, or vivid crimson Padauk. Whatever your style, whatever your preference, we have the freedom to create that you’ve been searching for.
Why should I choose a front door with glass?
The first reason is that it just adds curb appeal. There’s something distinctly inviting about a front door with glass. It conveys a sense of friendliness that an all-wood front door does not.
The second reason is that natural light from the glass panels helps to brighten your entryway or hallway. More natural light creates a spacious, warm feeling, and as your front entryway is where all your guests come into the home, it sets a welcoming tone right away.
The third reason to go for an exterior front door with glass is that it’s convenient to see outside. Whether you’re expecting a package, a food delivery, or a friend, it’s nice to see who’s at the door without having to look through a peephole. If privacy is a concern for you, you could go for our crystal etched glass, which has a frosted finish. This way you can still get an impression of what’s outside your door, but the inside of your home remains shielded from view.
Why is it important to have insulated glass in a glass front door?
All our glass front doors are made with insulated glass. This means the glass panel is actually two panes of glass with either air or a specific inert gas between them. A single glass panel has very poor insulation, meaning heat passes through it easily. By layering two glass panes with a spacer and air or gas in between, it prevents heat transfer. This means that your front door won’t contribute to heat loss, saving you money on energy costs. At RealCraft we care a lot about improving sustainability. We just figure it’s a no-brainer to make our doors as energy efficient as possible.