Would you like to drive to the front door or guide your guests from the street to a great front entryway as you enter your home? Is your front entryway correctly welcoming your guests? Whether you would like to renovate your entryway, or just incorporate some features, MCM Home Exteriors has some helpful tips to improve your front entryway.
SidingRemodel the siding around your entryway doorway to allow a contrasting style to the other parts of your house. That makes your doorway stand out. It may be a different kind of siding or simply a different pattern or color. Make sure you select something that will not clash but is simply different enough to be unique.Decor and plants
Perhaps your entryway simply requires a few minor things for an approachable feel. In this instance, think of including potted plants in the corner of your front steps. These plants bring life and color to the outside of your house. If you are in Edmonton like we are artificial plants are also a great option to spruce up the front entryway without worrying about fall frost bite.. Make sure you choose appealing and colorful pots as well. The range of colors and styles for pots are limitless, so get the ones that you prefer and will go with the style of your home. If you have additional room to fill, think of placing a chair or bench on your step as well.Lights
Is your front deck a bit too dark at night? Great lighting is important for both safety and convenience. Think of installing motion-sensing lights close to the front door. You can put lanterns on posts for general backyard illumination, and use low-voltage lights to light up walkways. Install a few light fixtures that not only illuminate the entrance of your house but add some flare to its style. Outside light fixtures are available in a huge range of styles so you will have choices when looking for the best one.Get a Statement Door
If your front door looks a bit dilapidated, think of replacing it with a door that has a bit more style. Think of doors that match the character of your home but are appealing and unique. Preferably, you can install a wider door. This will entice your guests with a big, inviting entrance. If replacement is not possible, simply use bright colored paint on your door that contrasts with your siding repaint. At MCM Home we have many options when it comes to statement doors at various price points.Veranda
Does your entryway require a roof? Offer your guests some safety from the outside weather when waiting at your door. You will find various ways to design your entryway veranda. Use reclaimed wood beams or pillars for additional character. You may also decide whether you need a smaller or big veranda for your entryway. Both choices are good for enhancing your curb appeal and producing that warm welcome you are searching for.
Your front entryway or veranda is the first thing that your guests notice. Is it properly reflecting the ambiance and character of you and your house? Improving just this section of your home can make a big difference in its curb appeal and overall look.
If you are looking for help with front entryway, call us and we will get you covered.