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How to Paint an Exterior Door

Nothing freshens up your summer style like a newly sprayed exterior door. Upcycling box store finds with great color and style means you can welcome guests and neighbors to your own warm weather retreat.

DIFFICULTY: Beginner

Freshen Your Front Door

Nothing freshens up your summer style like a newly sprayed exterior door. Upcycling box store finds with great color and style means you can welcome guests and neighbors to your own warm weather retreat. Fire up a sprayer and totally revamp your curb appeal for the season.

1

Prime the Door with a Paint Sprayer

A louvered door is as easy as painting a basket or wicker chair. Spray it with a Wagner sprayer and transform your home's street presence in minutes. Spray the door with a white water-based primer and let dry completely.

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2

Add Stencils

Add house numbers stencils to the center of door using push pins.

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3

Spray Final Coat of Paint

pray over the door with your color of choice in an exterior latex paint.

Remove the stencils to show off your graphic design. Enjoy your refreshed entrance and welcome guests with ease.

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