Quarve Contracting
Wednesday 14 September 2016

Is It Time to Give Your Front Door a Makeover?

Posted by at 9:00 AM

A front door makeover might just be your ticket to bringing your home's curb appeal up to a whole new level! As homeowners, sometimes we underestimate the impression that an entry door gives off. After all, when you look at your home as a whole, the front door area is a very small part of the picture. You may not have put much emphasis on what your front door does for your home.   But a carefully designed and well maintained entry space will create eye-catching appeal and make a statement to anyone who passes by about the beauty and individuality of your home.

Tips for Great Front Entry Curb Appeal

  • fcm-beautyshotStart with the entry door:  We carry a number of fiberglass doors from amazing manufacturers like Therma-Tru and Mastercraft. These doors have the appearance of real wood and even come in a variety of stain colors, but unlike wood, are virtually impervious to our harsh Minnesota weather. Many also come with beautiful panes or art glass, if you like letting a little extra light into your home. Check out our Pinterest board to see some of the exterior doors we install.
  • Create a balanced look: Symmetry plays a huge part in creating a pulled-together look in your front entry area. You can easily accomplish this by hanging matching light fixtures on either side of the door or staging twin planters of shrubs or evergreens on the steps. 
  • Add some color:  Another front door style that has become popular recently is a painted door. Adding a pop of deep read, goldenrod, or robin's egg blue to the front of your home will surely catch the attention of any passer-by. In addition, you could spruce up the trim by painting it a neutral tone, either darker or lighter, to complement and contrast the door itself. 
  • Add accent pieces to your front door: Now tie your entire makeover together!  Create a unified look by choosing door hardware and number decals that correlate with finish on your light fixtures. And don't forget a matching door mat to welcome in friends and neighbors.
Is it time to have a new exterior door installed in your Minneapolis area home? If so, contact us at Quarve Contractors for a free, no obligation estimate. As a Minnesota-licensed remodeling contractor, we're here to help you bring your home improvement goals into reality.  In addition to our other services, we install energy-efficient entry and storm doors.