After a seemingly endless winter, summer is finally here in Toronto. Now is the time to grab ice-cream, walk by the shore during evening walks and head out to the cottage for weekends filled with relaxation and quality time.
If you’re looking to give your summer cottage a simple refresh, or add a stunning replacement door in Toronto, Burano Doors has you covered. We’ve highlighted five functional and beautiful door styles that will surely wow your family and guests,!
Everyone who has experienced cottage life knows just how much debris and dirt there is in the great outdoors. Luckily, there’s a great fix to keep outdoor elements outside and indoor elements safe from dirt and debris–storm doors!
Storm doors are sometimes called “screen doors” and hold an important role in acting as a buffer from outside elements, especially unwanted insects or creatures. Another essential feature (especially for families) is that storm doors serve as a second security barrier and layer of privacy to your home. Storm doors are ideal for cottages as they can also keep precious air conditioned temperatures within the house by not letting air to escape outdoors.
Traditional storm doors haven’t received the best response from those that are design-focussed. Some have netting, metal screens and other “ugly” features that make people hesitant to install them. However, here at Burano doors we believe in creating products that are both gorgeous and functional. We offer storm doors that offer all the benefits of traditional storm doors but with variations on stunning glass panelling that can make your entrance stand out. Our storm doors also feature high-quality locking mechanisms featuring full view designs, so you can view unexpected visitors without even opening the “barrier” to your home.
French Sliding Doors
French sliding doors are a variation on the classic and chic french door style. Combined with the appeal of traditional french swing doors, our sliding doors offer convenience and maximize light and the amount of fresh air brought into a home. To get the luxurious look that french doors are famous for, we recommend purchasing french sliding doors that are manufactured with high quality materials and hardware. With a well-manufactured door, you will be sure to enjoy it for many future summers!
There are endless combinations for you to choose from when designing your replacement door in Toronto, but we always recommend choosing a design that fits your needs. These days, minimalism has become a major trend and people have opted to create sliding french doors with simple, large glass panelling. Others prefer the classic style and use glass panels sectioned by white trim. No matter what look you go for, we highly recommend using doors that maximize efficiency and have been accredited by Energy Star.
Fibreglass door systems have become popular choices in homes due to its durability– they’re designed to withstand any dents, dirt, and the unpredictable, unforgiving Canadian climate. If you’re looking to replace a door in your cottage, we recommend looking into fibreglass options.
Although wood and steel doors have been popular choices traditionally, fibreglass has become a fantastic substitute for a number of reasons. They offer the same aesthetic look of traditional steel or wood doors, but with enhanced resistance. Fibreglass as a material can protect doors from scratches, cracks and warping too.
Everybody has different tastes when it comes to home design, and at Burano Doors we are proud to offer versatile products that are suited for a range of stylistic preferences.
Many cottages in Ontario tend to learn towards the “traditional” side—lots of wood features, minimal technology, and classic architecture.
Offering a perfect bridge between traditional and modern styles, shaker doors can be the perfect solution for a door replacement in Toronto! This style of door was originally designed in England and brought to North America in the 18th century, so they are especially ideal for English style cottages. Shaker doors are made with classic, solid wood that can not only enhance the traditional feel of a home, but provide added security.
Just because cottages tend to be more traditional in terms of design, it doesn’t mean you can’t add some personality to your home!
Our design door collection is so customizable that we are positive you’ll be able to create a dreamy entry door that will just add to the charm of your summer cottage.
Here at Burano Doors, we offer four styles within the design door range: Linea, Oso, Uno, and Vog. Each of these door styles offer beautiful, clean stylistic elements.
You can design your door with different forms of glass panelling whether it be one large glass panel or 5 smaller, rectangular panels, engraved grooves, and colours. With all of these options available, you’ll be sure to find something you love!
The Linea door features rounded lines engraved in the door to give a soft, modern accent to the door. If you want to let some light in your front door, you can add on glass panelling as well.
If you’re seeking to get a stunning replacement door in Toronto and bring some curb appeal to your home, we highly recommend finding a door that fits you and your personal needs!
Here at Burano Doors, we will be with you every step of the way from helping you design your perfect summer cottage door, to manufacturing it with the highest quality ourselves, and installing it ourselves. If you’d like to learn more about how we can help you further beautify your home, contact us today.