We’ve told you about a lot of wonderful front door ideas – light-colored, black, bold, colorful, patterned and many other. If you’ve decided what color you want, it’s time to paint the door! We’ve prepared a bunch of tutorials to help you with that.
A new coat of paint is a great way to enhance your home’s curb appeal. So remove knobs and locks, use a palm sander to make the door smoother and then a primer and the paint of your choice.
The second guide is a girl’s one, it’s about painting the door in place, there’s no need to pull hinge pins and lug the door somewhere to put on sawhorses. Choose a day that’s good for painting. Since you’ll have to keep your door open, it’s best if it’s not too hot or cold. If your door is a metal one, it’s especially important that you not paint on a day so hot that the metal is hot, because your paint will dry too fast, making it difficult to get good results. Interested? Get there and read the whole tutorial!
By painting a front door a vibrant color, you get the most bang for your buck and it’s easily changed for future updates or owners. Here the authors painted the door lime green, and they painted it in place.
This damaged door was renovated: first, the trim was replaced and then it was painted. The door was removed from its hinges and sprayed with an air compressor with paint sprayer attachment.
Here we have a wood and glass door, so not to paint the glass you’ll need to tape it off well. The door was carefully painted with a brush as it’s rather textural. The door wasn’t removed from its hinges, so choose a good day to paint it.
The next guide on painting a front door is pretty easy. If the existing paint on the door has cracked or peeled, remove it with a putty knife. Just be careful not to gouge the door with the tool. Next, smooth rough areas with fine-grit sandpaper before washing the surface with warm, soapy water. Then paint.
This tutorial is especially for those who have a metal door and don’t want to remove it. Here you’ll find how to remove the existing paint, wipe off the door and then paint it.
Don’t want to remove all the hardware? Read here how to tape it off in the best way and then prime and paint a glass door with no problems.
Wanna make a surprise for your partner? Repaint the door some bold color while he or she is away like in this tutorial! Just choose flat areas for a roller and paint textures with a brush. Here there’s lime green color featured, just try!
Find out how to paint all the raised panels and inserts and what way to continue painting your door to get the best result without removing it from the hinges. All the information is here, in the tutorial.
Black never goes out of style, so painting your front door black is always a good idea. If you prefer a high-gloss look, use a power sander, then wipe down the door. Paint edges of door first, then from bottom up, sides last to get the best result and add cool hardware.
This sunny yellow front door has a perfect look as it was painted well, with removing all the hardware and changing it for the vintage. Wanna know how to do that and what hardware they used? Read the whole project.