Updating your front entryway can give your home an eye-catching appearance that your friends, family, and neighbors will love! Here are 5 tips to spruce up your front entryway!
Replace your entry door – Replacing your entry door can give your home a fresh inviting look! The huge trend at the moment is to add a bright color of paint that complements the rest of your home, and installing a Factory-Painted Therma Tru Smooth-Star Door will do just that! A great example is this Swansea, MA homeowner that had us install a yellow Therma Tru Door to complement their red vinyl siding. Since Therma Tru Doors are made of fiberglass instead of wood/steal they require less maintenance and will keep the paint on your door looking good for longer. They come in a wide variety of innovative designs customized to fit your home, so homeowners can find the perfect fit. You can even use the Design Your Door option on Therma Tru’s website to help design your dream door! Another way to create an eye-catching doorway is to add a transom and sidelights.Transoms help bring in natural light and give your doorway a unique design. Sidelights also bring in natural light and create a open feeling. Whether you choose to add enhancements to your door or keep it simple it really is a focal point of your homes exterior.
Welcome Mat – Welcome mats are a great way to add color and personality to your entryway! They help keep mud tracks and dirt from entering your home and can be easily cleaned. Choose one with a colorful pattern or fun saying too really spice it up!
Wreaths – Putting a wreath on your door will catch people’s eye and can be switched out to go along with the seasons! You can make one yourself with this great tutorial or you can purchase one.
Seating – If your porch is large enough, adding seating will give your home a welcoming appearance. It could be just a couple of chairs, a bench, or even a sofa. Having that outdoor space to relax with friends and family is a great way to utilize your front entryway space. You could also add a small table to enjoy snacks and coffee on a beautiful day!
Plants – Putting plants near your entryway adds beauty, texture, and color. To pot your plants you could always use any old planter but it does not hurt to get creative. For example, you could upcycle an old wagon, concrete blocks, or an old bucket.Try not to go overboard because you do not want to take away from everything else. If you do not have a green thumb you can choose plants that are easy to maintain and can be rearranged at any time.
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