How To: Paint an Exterior Door
Follow these steps for painting an exterior door to increase curb appeal and update your home inexpensively.
Sometimes, all you need to do is complete a small, inexpensive update to fall in love with your home all over again. By painting a front door a vibrant color, you get the most bang for your buck and it's easily changed for future updates or owners.
How to Paint an Exterior Door
High-density foam mini rollers and brushes
1 quart adhesion primer
1 quart satin or semigloss exterior paint (Valspar's Sassy Green is pictured)
1. Remove the door and place on sawhorses outside or in a well-ventilated area. Tip: Allowing your door to properly dry between coats may mean letting it dry overnight. Screw a piece of cut-to-size plywood into existing hardware holes to cover the door opening if necessary.)