Boosting Your Homes Curb Appeal with the Right Entry Door

July 31, 2017 / (EliteExteriors.net) – In our last post we told you how to check the overall well-being of your entry door. We also told you that your entry door is one of the gives the biggest bang for your buck when it comes to home improvement projects. This time we are going to take a look at ways you can make your entry door into a showpiece for your home. Not only will this increase your home’s value it will also give your house a big boost in curb appeal.

Don’t Just Make It a Door, Make It an Entrance If your home is your castle then, your entry door is the gateway to your kingdom. Make your door and your entrance inviting. Make sure the walkway up to your door is wide enough for people to make their way comfortably into your home. Also, make sure that the area around the entrance is well manicured.

Make It the Star of the ShowYour entry door should be used to make the rest of the front of your home shine. You want to pick a color for your door that contrast well with the siding. Your entry door should be inviting to your guests and complement the rest of the home’s design.

Bring out Your PersonalityAn entry door is the perfect place to have your personality reflected in the design of your home. If you want a warm, inviting look splurge on something like a wood door. It doesn’t take much to craft an impressive entryway. However, a well-designed and attractive entryway can make a great first impression with guests and homebuyers.

How to Choose a Color Choose a color for your entry door that matches some tones or colors in your landscaping. This is a great way to bring your entryway together.

If you’re entry door has a shadow cast upon it by an overhang, a bright and vivid color will help to make the door stand out.

A red door is a very welcoming color. It contrasts well with most neutral siding colors.

Draw in Other Architectural AspectsIf your home has other remarkable architectural aspects be sure to choose an entry door that ties in well with these other features. For example, if you have large glass windows a glass front door may be the perfect fit for a cohesive, inviting design.

Add Some Accent PiecesMove beyond the entry door and put some pizzazz into the porch. Make your porch inviting by incorporating some decorations that can stand up to the weather while giving your home a warm and inviting look.

Good Lighting Lighting around your entry door is great for aesthetics and safety. Use lights that will make the entryway bright enough to be safe but still retain an inviting feel.

Whether you are just trying to spruce up your house within you entry door or you want to take it a step farther and remodeling the whole entryway. We’ve got you covered. Our experts are here to support you throughout the entire project. We are able to handle any exterior issues that may arise.

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