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How to Choose the right color for your front door

How to Choose the right color for your front door

 Here are a few professional tips on how to choose your next front door color!

A front door can make a big impact in the overall beauty and curb appeal of your home. It’s a main focal point of many homes as it is one of the first things a guest sees. The design of a home can help guide your choice of exterior colors that are appropriate for your home. The bright pastels that work gloriously on a Victorian might not be the best choice for a more traditional design. A more modern home can support a bold color choice and a gorgeous monotone scheme as well. That being said, rules are made to be broken! 

Choosing a casual shade can make a formal entrance less rigid and an elegant shade can add a touch of drama to an understated entrance.

It’s also important to take into account the external factors of your home. Roofing ,landscaping, and other various materials such as wood or brick can help guide the final color choice for a front door. Coordinating other elements such as shutters and trim can also lend to creating a complementary color scheme.

Homeowners usually change the color of their front door every seven years. When choosing a new color, take advantage of the change to create the impact you desire. A light or vibrant hue brings a fresh energy to a home and a darker, more subdued color can give a sense of peace and tranquility. Choosing a color such as a daring yellow or a cheerful coral can look beautiful in the summer next to a blooming garden and add a dose of joy during the winter months. A deep purple is unexpected but will deliver a distinguished and sophisticated look. 

The front door is a blank canvas that can be used to reflect personality, add flattering style to your home and create a focal point that adds to the curb appeal of your home.


To get an estimate for your Front Door Projects, give us a call at 530-753-5074 or book online at www.brookspainting.com 

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