Morristown TN Real Estate For Sale - A-door-able Updates!

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Real Estate Agent with Elite Realty Group

 

A-door-able Updates!
It goes without saying that your doors are an important part of your home. They provide security, help to control the temperature, and even play a big part in the overall look of your home. Your front door is one of the first things that people notice when coming to your home, and the state that your door is in can have a noticeable impact on the impression that people have of your house and property. Stop and think about it for a moment: What sort of a message is your front door sending?
If you don’t like what your door is saying or aren’t really sure how others view it, you might consider getting an upgrade. There are a few different types of updates you can give to your door depending on what you want and the sort of budget you’re dealing with, so you definitely have options. Here are a few things to think about while trying to decide if you’re ready to update your door or not.
Does Your Door Need an Update?
The first thing you should think about is whether your door actually needs updating. Don’t just think about your front door, though. While that’s the door in your home that gets the most attention, you should also stop and think about interior doors, back doors, and other doors that you, your family, and your guests will see. These other doors aren’t as likely to need a major update, but if they’re damaged or otherwise out of style then you might consider making some changes.
As you consider your doors, look at their physical condition: Is there any visible damage, or perhaps weathering or warping? Do the doors have trouble opening or closing, even after tightening hinge screws or making other adjustments? Think about how they look and how well they match the surrounding walls or other fixtures like shutters; do their colors and styles cause them to blend in, stand out, or contrast? What about features such as windows or other design work in the doors? Do they match what you envision for your home? This may seem like a lot of questions, but you want to consider both the look and the functionality of your doors when trying to decide whether to update or replace them.
Door Upgrade Options
If you’ve spent some time considering either your front door or other doors in your house and found them in need of some changes, it’s time to think about exactly what sort of change you want to see. Is it something subtle, or something more significant? Regardless of how you’d like to change the look and feel of your home, there’s likely some door updates and upgrades that can help you achieve it.
One of the most basic updates you can make to your door is to change its color with a fresh coat of paint. This can be especially useful if you just want your door to stand out a bit more and appear more welcoming. If you want a larger color upgrade, paint the door and then paint or replace your window shutters to match. Windows or other door inlays can be installed into some doors, though it’s more likely that you’ll buy a new door to accomplish this major change in look. There are a few other reasons to buy a new door as well, especially if you’re looking at damage or warping. There are both wood and metal doors available depending on your needs, so be sure to shop around to find the perfect doors for your home.
Getting the Door of Your Dreams
Whether you want a new paint job, a brand-new door, or large-scale updates to the door and other features of your home, finding the right pro to help you can be a big task. Fortunately, it’s one that HomeKeepr can make a lot easier. Sign up for a free account today to connect with the contractors, painters, and other pros who can give your door (and your home) the update that it needs to totally revamp its look.
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*original article by Shayne Stone on ActiveRain

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Comments (5)

Bill Salvatore - YVP Blog
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - Valley of the Sun / golfArizona@cox.net

Doors are the firsst thing buyers see.    Thanks again for the post, being Taco tuesday, our choices are real.  Soft or Hard.  BillSalvatore

Oct 26, 2021 06:35 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Believe it or not I did have a taco yesterday, which is unusual for me.  Hope you have a fabulous Wednesday!

Oct 27, 2021 04:56 AM
Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Realty Center 262-567-2455 - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Great information.  Thanks for sharing and make it a wonderful  day!

Oct 26, 2021 07:24 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Kristin Johnston - REALTOR® thanks for stopping by and have a fabulous day!

Oct 27, 2021 04:56 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Norma,

You are right about doors.  It is part of the curb appeal.  Enjoy your Tuesday.  A

Oct 26, 2021 07:29 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Ron and Alexandra Seigel yes and. curb appeal is very important for sure.  Have a wonderful Wednesday!

Oct 27, 2021 04:57 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Hi Norma... I love colorful doors. I'm fortunate to live in a community where we have some amazingly colorful doors. Mine is black... but then my house is painted a hydrangea blue... that's probably enough color for one home!

Oct 26, 2021 09:37 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Nina Hollander, Broker that sound gorgeous and colorful.  I love hydrangea blue.  It is one of my favorite colors.  Have a wonderful Wednesday!

Oct 27, 2021 04:58 AM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Norma- doors can make a house!!! I love to see color on a door!!!

Oct 26, 2021 05:54 PM
Norma J. Elkins

Kathy Streib I totally agree and I think it brightens up the house with a bright door for sure.  Have a wonderful Wednesday!

Oct 27, 2021 04:59 AM