Best Garage Door Painting Trends And Rules That Professionals Adhere To When Painting Them

Your home’s curb appeal is dependent on a number of factors, with and important one being your garage door. Everything that people can see as they approach your house demands a lot of attention.  The features, the type, and the size of the garage door are very important, and you should go for the best in the market.

However, when it comes to improving your home’s curb appeal, the colour of the garage door will matter most. Getting it right when it comes to painting your garage door can make a house stand out from all others in the neighborhood, it can affect an individual’s perception of just how beautiful your home is. Below we’ve offered some up and coming trends in garage door painting.

Current trends in garage door painting

•    Unique material look


Most garage doors are made of wood or steel, which is a great thing as long as they are safe and functional. However, it is possible to use paint to make the doors look as if they are made out of a different material all together. The paint job can give the perception that the door is made out of plastic, precious metals, fiberglass, wood composite, or any other material you choose out there.   

•    Going bold


These days, people are embracing bold colours for their garage doors, something that was not common in the past. Traditionally garage doors have been mute colours such as white or brown. Paint can make a garage door stand out or blend in using bold colors.

 •    Custom design doors


Paint can help you to come up with your own personalized garage door design. A unique paint job will hardly ever go out of fashion, and every fresh pair of eyes will feel attracted to the design. The important bit here is to have a professional painter guide you through your creativity and have them paint the garage door for you.

•    Camouflage




Some homeowners love the idea of hiding the garage door in plain sight, which means painting it in the same colour as that of the rest of the house. This means that the garage door will not attract any attention until it opens.

Rules for painting your garage door

  1. If you do not want your garage door to stand out, make sure to blend it into the home’s design by giving it the exact paint as the rest of the house. The advantage here is that this makes the house look bigger.
  2. Make sure to choose a garage door colour that will not contrast with the colour of the house, or even compete with it. Having a wonderful blend between the colour of the garage door, the colour of the front door, the color of the roof, and the colour of the rest of the house will make each feature stand out in a good way.
  3. One colour for the garage door is enough unless if you want it to stand out by employing a particular pattern on it. However, make sure that you match the trim of the garage door with the colour of the home, to prevent the trim from contrasting either the door or the house.
  4. Always get a professional to paint your garage door because professional painters have experience and they can help you to make an informed decision even before they start the job. A professional’s knowledge of where to get the best paints, the best materials for painting, the best painting procedure, and achieving the best finish is irreplaceable.

About Neb Aleksic

Neb grew up in the garage door business. Since joining Doorcare he has moved up in the ranks, and now oversees a team, in addition to Doorcare's marketing efforts. He is passionate about what he does, and enjoys the small things in life.
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