What would you like to do?

What is the meaning of a red door on a house?

already exists.

Would you like to merge this question into it?

already exists as an alternate of this question.

Would you like to make it the primary and merge this question into it?

exists and is an alternate of .

A red door means "welcome". However, now that I'm getting into a bit of staging, I've learned that there are many meanings to a red front door:

In Feng Shui, a red door symbolizes the mouth of the home. By painting our door red (or any bright colour that stands out) chi (positive energy) is drawn to the house. It is the entry point in which abundance and opportunities find us.

The Chinese consider red to be the lucky or sacred colour. Many doors are painted with a fresh coat of red just before Chinese New Year to invite good luck and happiness. In Ireland, a red door is supposed to ward off ghosts and evil spirits.

In Catholicism, a red door represents that the blood of Christ has been smeared on it and that the area beyond the door is holy and sacred.

Also, according to the Old Testament, the Jewish slaves in Egypt smeared their doors with lambs blood as a sign that the required sacrifice had already been made, and those homes would be passed over by the Angel of Vengence.

Supposedly red doors were used as part of the Underground Railroad, and homes with red doors were "safe houses".

Albert Einstein painted his door red because he couldn't recognize his house without it.

And for homeowners, a red door announces that the house is paid for, free and clear.
+ 561 others found this useful
Thanks for the feedback!

How does one adjust house door?

  By adjust if you mean to equalize the gap around the door to frame. Hinges can be shimmed with cardboard, like from a tablet back, to close gaps and open gaps. Imagine

What does a red colored front door mean?

There are several meanings behind a red door. In Feng Shui, a red front door means "welcome." Feng Shui is a Chinese philosophy in which the arrangement and color of objects

What is the meaning of red doors on a house?

  What is the Meaning of Red Doors on a House?   Red means similar but slightly differing things in different cultures. In magical folklore and western culture, red

What does a red door mean in your dream?

To dream of the color red indicates raw power, elan, fervor, intense passion, aggression, authority, and bravery. It connotes deep emotions and spirituality. It also stands fo

What does it mean when a grasshopper enters your house other than your door was open and it was there?

Garden Creatures That Bring Good Fortune Include insects and grasshoppers. If a grasshopper were to hop into your house, it means a very distinguished person is about to vis

What does a red door mean?

This is usually a custom in the Chinese culture. The Chinese paint their doors red as a sign of a new beginning in the Chinese new year.

What does red ants presence in house means?

A red ants presence inside a house does not mean anything bad at  all. The ants can be disposed of using ant spray.