Everyone knows Curb appeal is everything when trying to sell a house, and summertime is the time to show off how beautiful your house can be! You want it to be welcoming and the front porch is the first thing people see! The second thing you can do is make your front door pop with a bright color and new hardware!
2. Shut the front door
Love color, but don’t want to go crazy on the interior? Your front door is a great place to play with paint. Christopher Grubb, president of Arch Interiors in Beverly Hills, CA, says while black and red are always good go-tos, other unexpected colors are more than acceptable. “Why not express yourself with a navy, deep burgundy, or a bold green? It immediately makes a statement.”
Leigh Meadows-McAlpin, a designer with Dwelling Interiors and Design in Charleston, SC, says that beyond color, you should also make sure the front door style is consistent with the architectural style of your home, and in good condition. “Make certain that the paint or finish is not peeling or chipping. Check the hardware (knobs, knocker, mail slot, hinges) to see that it all coordinates and is properly polished,” she says. “Great door hardware can really make a grand statement, for not a lot of money.”
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