The entrance to your home is one of the most important aspects of your homes curb appeal. It’s the very first impression as you arrive so there’s emphasis on making the most of the space to really welcome guests to your dwelling. The good news is, we specialize in entryways, so we’ve compiled a quick hit-list of DIY projects to tackle that will make your entryway better than ever. Ready to get started?
1. Upgrade Your Door
Don’t replace your door… remodel it! That’s right. There is no need to completely replace your door anymore. There is nothing wrong with your existing door, it just needs a little face-lift. With a new decorative piece of glass, you can give your door a completely new look. Does your door already have glass in it? Pop that old glass out and replace it with a newer design that will make your entrance shine. Don’t have door glass in your door today? No problem! Just cut a hole and pop one of our door glass inserts into the new opening. This project takes less than an hour and is the most valuable enhancement you can make for your entryway.
2. Add Some Life
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Strategic greenery is a huge way to enhance your entryway and make it a welcoming path into your home. Greenery is easy, looks amazing, and adds great color and a feeling of freshness around the entire entrance. Avoid going overboard though. Nothing is more annoying that trying to weave your way through a maze of plants trying to get inside. Be simplistic and it will go a long way for your entrance.
3. Add Some Light
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When the sun goes down, it’s still important to make sure your entrance is well lit with adequate lighting. Fixtures that extend the elegance of your entryway design and that provide a good amount of light will make your entrance welcoming even in the dark. Swapping our lighting fixtures is an easy way to light up the entryway. You can even easily add solar powers lights in the walk path which extends that welcoming feeling even further from your front door.
If your entryway has adequate space, placing some furnishings can make your entrance very welcoming. Minimalistic furniture strategically arranged just outside your front door can make it feel like an outdoor living space. This provides great aesthetics but also gives you another functional space that you and your family or guests can utilize. Actually utilizing this space will also make your home feel larger.
5. Add a Retractable Screen
Retractable screens are incredible and becoming more and more popular. By adding a retractable screen to your front door, you give yourself the ability to open up your door allowing fresh air to flow throughout your home. Opening up that front door allows you to connect your indoor space to your outdoor space which also helps make your home feel bigger.
Knocking out these projects will completely transform your entryway. Not only will they increase your curb appeal, but they’ll give you extra functionality that will make your home feel bigger and more versatile. These projects are budget and DIY friendly for every style home. Ready for your entryway transformation?
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