Five simple DIY weekend projects that can improve your home’s curb appeal

Five simple DIY weekend projects that can improve your home’s curb appeal

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Your front door is the first thing you see when you get home at the end of the day and it’s the first impression your home makes to your guest and neighbours.

What does your front door say about you? 

If you’re unsure—or if your home is sending the wrong message—maybe it’s time for a little TLC, says Windsor Plywood.

The locally owned and family-run home improvement business prides itself on helping customers like you complete DIY projects by connecting your ideas with their knowledge and the right products.

Ready to make your vision become a reality? Here are some great weekend projects that can add instant curb appeal to you home:

Go Bold

When you are choosing a colour for your front door, pick something that makes you happy.  Don’t be afraid to show the world a little personality. It’s also a great way to make your house stand out on the block.

Mix and Match Pots

Create a welcoming environment. Line your walk with planter boxes leading to your front door. Mix and match planter boxes but try to keep similar colours. Let the flowers be the star.

Add a Little Shine

Give your door a face-lift by simply updating your hardware and door knocker. There are a lot of new options out there to suit any taste and price point. Windsor Plywood in Coquitlam has a broad range of products in stock and if you can’t find what you like in-store they can work with you to source the perfect product.

Replace Your Doormat

This one is so simple and there are so many choices in the marketplace from sassy to industrial. Doormats can be fun and practical. Change up the mat every season to add a smile to your visitors’ faces.

Update your Exterior Door

A new front door will add so much to your homes’ curb appeal. The options are endless from rustic to classic and most doors can be customized with glass lites. With some basic tools and a little knowledge you can replace your front door in a day.

In many cases you can leave the existing frame and just replace the door — this will save you time and money.

Windsor Plywood’s most popular service is their machine to match service – doors can be changed without the hassle of ripping out the frame – just call Windsor to schedule an appointment for your machine to match service. They will machine your new door to match your old door’s hardware and hinge cut outs. If you want to leave the job to the experts at Windsor Plywood their door shop can do it all for you including installation.

Windsor Plywood – Coquitlam helping homeowners and contractors since 1969. To find out more, give them a call at 604-941-1768 to make an appointment, email, or visit their website

By: Tri-City News

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