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Can a Custom Garage Door Increase My Home’s Curb Appeal?

While much of the effort to make the property look its best is focused on the house, it also pays to take a good look at the garage. In many instances, custom garage doors can make a difference in how the place looks from the street. Here are some of the ways that the right door will boost curb appeal and give the property a more unified look.

An Updated Door for a New Color Scheme

One of the ways that a custom door for the garage will boost curb appeal is the way that the new color blends in with the revamped colors used for the home and the garage proper. Take a good look at the color used for the windows and doors of the home and use the same one for the garage door. Assuming that the exterior wall color for the home and the garage are also a match, the homeowner creates a unified visual appearance that will enhance the overall look of the property.

The Right Style

Another reason to think about investing in a custom garage door has to do with updating the style. This is especially important when structural changes were made to the home. Perhaps the owner decided to add a porch that extends across the front, or changed the style of the exterior doors and the windows. A design for a new garage door that picks up on those new architectural elements will create the illusion that all of those elements are part of the original design.

Choosing Elements That Catch the Eye

Most people tend to think of garage doors Ottawa as functional rather than decorative. There's no reason why the custom door can't serve both purposes. Adding some decorative touches to the door provides those who walk by with something else to admire about the property. Remember that the touches can be subtle ones that motivate people to stop but requires a moment or two to identify what made them want to take a second look.

Fade Resistant Coating

Another way that the right custom door design will help is by making sure it's coated to resist fading as the years pass. The door design can be quite fetching, but it will look old and tired if the paint is peeling. After settling on the right design elements, look into having the door constructed using metal that can be coated and sealed with the right color. Along with ensuring that the door always looks fresh, the homeowner will have one less surface that requires painting every year or two.

The bottom line is that a customer garage door provides all sorts of opportunities to boost the property's curb appeal. All it takes is some advice from a professional and comparing different approaches before settling on the best one. Once the choices are made, it won't take long to create the custom door, have it installed, and begin to enjoy the compliments that are sure to come the homeowner's way.