Front entry first impression, Imagine you are pulling up with your car to a home that you are considering to purchase. You can’t help but notice the front entry your first impression of the home. What first impressions do you notice? Is the door dented and dinged, paint chipping, hardware tarnished or dated?
Attention to detail goes along way when you are getting ready to sell your home. Creating a welcoming front entry will keep guests from being skeptical before they even set foot in your house.
The return on investment is 101.8% if you update the entry door and jambs and replace with new 20-gauge steel unit, including clear (ohlala) dual-pane half-glass panel, jambs, and aluminum threshold with composite stop.
If your budget is tight small details like paint and polish might be all that is needed to give your front entry pizazz.
Keep in mind these simple and cost effective updates and you will have home buyers dancing with delight to see what lies behind your front door.
- a fresh coat of paint can give a fresh, new look to a tired front door and make it look smashing
- Ditch the security iron gate, nothing screams louder then security doors that the neighborhood might not be as safe as you would like it then iron security doors.
- Get rid of old dated screen doors that hide the front door
- Who says you can’t paint natural wood? It’s a great way of giving a facelift to a tired door that looks like it might need refinishing.
- Bring on the bling, make your knobs and knockers sparkle, buy new or polish old, add a kick plate for extra dazzle.
But wait there’s more and it won’t break the bank….
- Sweep the steps and stoop
- Remove the cobwebs
- paint the trim
- add new house numbers over the door
- Add colorful plants
- Add a welcome mat
Remember the front entry will be the first thing homebuyers see upon arrival and the last thing they see when leaving.