How to Enhance the Appearance of Your Garage Door

11February 2024

Your garage door is often the first thing people see when they approach your home. Therefore, giving its appearance a bit of attention can boost the value of your home. With a little creativity you can transform the look of your garage door and boost your home’s curb appeal without spending a fortune or a lot of time and effort.

Below are 5 budget-friendly options for upgrading the appearance of your garage door:

1. Paint the Garage Door to Enhance Its Look

One of the easiest and most affordable ways to enhance the look of your garage door is by giving it a fresh coat of paint. Spend some time choosing the right color — one that complements the style of your home.

2. Add Style By Updating the Hardware on the Garage Door

Similar to how upgrading the hardware on your kitchen cabinets, upgrading the hardware on your garage door can make a big impact with very little effort or cost. You can replace handles, hinges, and latches with new ones in a stylish finish like brushed nickel or oil-rubbed bronze. Doing so will give your garage door a custom look and enhance the overall look of your garage door.

3. Create a Welcoming Atmosphere to the Garage Door by Adding Lighting

Adding outdoor lighting can greatly enhance the look of your garage door. It can provide a welcoming atmosphere to the entire house. By installing overhead lights on either side of the door, it will also provide added security.

4. Add Charm to the Garage Door Windows

You can add decorative window inserts to your garage door windows to add charm without needing to replace the entire panel. Garage door window inserts come in a variety of styles and designs and can be installed simply with adhesive or screws.

5. Create Visual Appeal by Adding Landscaping Around the Garage Door

Adding attractive and well-maintained landscaping around the the garage door will add to the garage door’s appearance. You can add potted plants on either side of the garage or plant color flowers to make the area visually appealing.

Adding any or all of these tips can increase the attractiveness of your garage door without much effort or expense. Give our experts at Chad’s Garage Doors a call at 225-281-6346 to discuss options for your garage door.