Curb Appeal-Front Door

Steffi Wood
by Steffi Wood
3 Materials
6 Hours

I really wanted a new front door for our house, but a couple thousand dollars wasn’t in our budget. I decided to call a local building supply place to see if they could switch out the out dated glass in our front door. They said to measure what we currently had, and give them the measurement. Low and behold, they could order me something to switch it out. So I ordered glass for our door and we had two side lights. Once it came in, we used a drill to take out the screws around the glass. It came out pretty easy! Then we used a drill to put in the new glass. It looked so much more updated. Then I decided to paint our front door SW Peppercorn. I used the same exterior/interior paint I used on our bathroom cabinets! I used a brush and a paint roller. Once the paint was dry; I hung our magnolia wreath on it!

1. Before
3. The boys loved the door with no glass
5. Love this new glass
6. Before and after
7. Time to paint
9. Be careful taking off the tape. It can peel off the paint
9. Almost there
10. After
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  • Lois Buchanan Lois Buchanan on Nov 06, 2021

    Its nice but why change it out? What was wrong with the pretty glass?

  • Kelli Haukeli Pavlish Kelli Haukeli Pavlish on Apr 16, 2022

    Where did you get the front door rugs?

  • Carol F Carol F on Nov 03, 2022

    Were you unable to paint the mullions?

    I think that would have completed the look.

    Nice color!

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  • Blanca Michalczak Blanca Michalczak on Nov 03, 2022

    great job, beautiful ! This was a great choice, glass & door color. This is an updated style and definitely an upgrade from the old door. This new style doors are very pricey. Old door was nice but outdated.

    • Munique Robinson Munique Robinson on Nov 03, 2022

      I guess it also matters where you live, the lack of privacy glass could cause major safety issues in most city areas.

  • Maryann Drako Maryann Drako on Nov 03, 2022

    Sorry you’re wrong. She wanted to update the beautiful glass in the doors. She did remove it .