6 Most Popular Colors To Paint a Front Door
Painting your front door is an inexpensive but VERY effective way to increase your curb appeal and add value to your home. Boring neutral colored front doors like taupe, brown or white makes your house look blah and just blend in to every other house on the street. If you want curb appeal, if you want to be noticed your front door needs to stand out! It needs to pop!
For years, red as be the favorite color choice for front doors. It just pops the front exterior. Trending in red front doors is to have the surrounding trim classical white or to paint the trim black or gray to make the door even more dramatic.
Red as a single front door with no sidelights certainly stands out against this cream colored house.
Deep Red is also another favorite in the red door collection.
Red/orange bricks can be tricky when choosing a color but this deep orange or rust beautifully accents the brick to make a stunning entrance.
Blue is fast becoming the go to color for front doors almost beating the popular red color choice. Aqua, peacock and mid-blue are currently the more popular shades of blue but navy is still a popular choice in some areas.
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Black makes a dramatic statement!
Home owners that don’t like the stark black can choose a deep gray which is still makes quite a statement.
Green hasn’t traditionally been a go-to color for front doors but they are starting to come on the horizon as another popular color choice and can make a powerful statement too.
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Yellow is definitely more popular in some parts of the country than others but it can certainly be a show stopper like red, blue or black.
So take out your paint brush and get rid of your boring builder brown door.
I’m Debi Collinson. Designer Focusing on Seniors. Aging-In-Place Specialist, Multigenerational Home Designer & Downsizing Seniors. Since 2006, as a Stager, I have been helping clients make their homes look like they came out of a magazine. I have helped clients earn money for their home beyond their expectations. Due to demand, my services have expanded to include Downsizing Seniors, I help seniors age in their home safely by recommending accommodations they need, and I help families make changes & accommodations in their home to create a Multigenerational Home where everyone can live in harmony under one roof.
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