Pulling up into the curb will felt even better with a nice looking garage door. However, replacing the old one will be an expensive project. Luckily, there are more than enough ideas we can try at home to upgrade this garage door look. Steal the following ideas to makeover your garage door.
1. Repaint the Door
This is probably one of the easiest ways to makeover your garage door. To create consistent palette on your curb, choose a color that matches the rest of the frame without leaving the balance point.
This garage door is finished in navy, which makes a perfect match for the entire bluish palette while contributing bold element on the overall look.
2. Matching House Numbers
The house owner finishes its garage door in grey hue for a modern touch on the exterior while it matches perfectly with white hue on the wall. The garage door is completed with black accents to create carriage look.
These black accents are consistent with the house numbers. The entire elements create casual yet modern look effortlessly and it is cheap to create this look.
3. Add Door Hardware
While this garage door actually works like usual, the exterior look doesn’t seem so. From the outside, it looks like the garage door consists of two large barn door which is very pretty and original.
You only need to repaint the door on different colors to make each part of the barn door. Complete with black door hardware to amplify the look.
4. Make It Sliding
While rolling door is already boring for you, maybe this is the right time to modify your garage door into a sliding one. This will involve pretty advanced carpentry and big enough budget, but it will be very satisfying. This garage door is a good example.
It features red clay color with only small size for a garage. It slides open and shut, making it a country like garage door.
5. Automatic Door
This garage door is probably one of the most popular kinds right now. While the look is still good, you can purchase the device and install it yourself. It allows you to open and shut the garage door faster and easier, while it actually looks even more sophisticated and modern.
You may need to check on your measurement and change the hinges, but it is a fun makeover.
6. Two Sections
While single door is very common and nice, two doors garage is also a nice looking exterior to consider. This garage features two garage doors in the same size. They are finished in white to match easily to the exterior paint, while the hardware is in black to add boldness on the overall look.
You need to add the middle column if you use single door previously, but this is worth it.
7. Lanterns and Plants
If you already repaint the garage door, and you still like the style, you can consider a simpler makeover. This garage door was first pretty plain and straightforward before, and it looks instantly younger with a couple of lanterns on the side.
While it upgrades the garage door look in the dark, the plants make it even more fresh and luxurious. Choose a matching style for all elements to create consistent look.
8. Try Stonewall
Adding natural element on your garage door will be a pleasant makeover. It creates sophistication while your garage door will look even more expensive.
If you use natural stones in various colors, make sure to work on a palette with one color is exactly the same as your garage door. It will change the entire look without the need of you to change the actual door entirely.
9. Barn Look
This is also a nice looking garage door to have at your house. This will look best on a concrete wall. So if your garage exterior wall is still unfinished, leave it that way. This garage features a concrete wall that is paired with contrasting red barn door.
The striking look is very stylish and eye catching at the same time. You only need to paint the door and frame, and this look is accomplished.
10. Garage Pergola
If you like woodworking, garage door makeover is never an issue. This garage looked like it has everything. It is finished in earth tones, with soft and bold hues are already included. Masonry look is achieved but it still misses something.
The wooden pergola is then added to crown the garage door. Painted in white, it looks light and bright to make a casual look. You only need to add plants on the pergola to upgrade it with natural fresh look.
11. Aged Look
This aged look is totally achievable with only a paint work. You will need white paint to create the same finished. You may also need to do more techniques to create the scratches but this is totally a simple project to finish within a day.
For even more convincing look, you may need to paint the door frame with a matching color, and add old looking and rustic door hardware. It looks authentic and full of legitimacy.
12. Beach Fun
This look will remind you on a nice and sophisticated beach retreat. The white wall makes a perfect canvas for every color, giving the ocean blue hues on the roof and garage door a perfect contrast.
This look works best when you have matching blue roof. You can also create the same style using different colors. Simply match the garage door color in the same color as the roof and main entrance door.
13. Mural Piece
This idea is perfect is you want something artsy for the garage door makeover. Instead of painting it in any conventional idea, this one is totally fun, artistic, and modern at the same time. Create your own mural and infuse the atmosphere you want to have. While it is unique, this should upgrade your exterior look. It is easy to do and it is economical in budget.