Painting your garage door is a great way to add curb appeal to your home. What color should you use to make your exterior look the best that it can? Check out these 15 garage door paint ideas with color ideas for inspiration!
When you buy a new garage door, most of the time they are just plain old factory white. But you don’t have to keep it that way!
Deciding on whether to go with a dark or light paint color on your garage door depends on a few factors.
Your other exterior paint colors. Do you want it to contrast or complement the other paint colors on your home’s siding?
Do you want a warm tone or a cool tone?
Contrasting colors are the easiest way to make your garage a stand-out feature of your home’s exterior. It will make it look clean, fresh, and modern.
Warmth or coolness of tone will depend on the other colors and materials of your exterior. Just like when you are choosing colors for your interior’s whole home color scheme, it is important to look at the other colors you have so things feel cohesive. You’ll choose different garage door paint colors for a red brick home than you will for a gray stone exterior.
Personal preference is what it really all comes down to. Painting anything on the exterior of your home is a big job, so choose what you like, not just what the current trend is.
Let’s take a look at these 15 amazing garage door paint ideas. Be prepared to be inspired to get to work on your curb appeal!
This bright white paint color from Behr is a standout color when paired with the dark exterior of this garage and home, which is painted with Black Bamboo, also from Behr.
Even if you have regular "factory white" garage door, they can get pretty grimy and worn out over time. This was definitely the case for us when we painted our exterior. It looks so fresh after a coat or two of paint!
Painting your garage door a contrasting color adds to the curb appeal of your home. It helps your home look well cared for and fresh and modern.
When choosing a paint color for your garage door with a brick home, you don't want to pick a color that will clash with the brick. This makes the color choices for garage door paint colors pretty limited.
Sherwin Williams Alabaster is a warm white color that is perfect to use with brick. It complements the warmth in the brick and doesn't appear too white.
The before and after transformation of this garage door is amazing! Making a garage door look like wood grain isn't as hard as you think.
KILZ base coat Golden and glaze coat Tonka Bean were used to update this garage door to match the front door. With the slat wood feature on the front of the house, it all ties together for a fresh modern style.
Repainting a chipped garage door isn't a permanent fix, but it's a budget-friendly way to push off that expensive garage door purchase.
Sherwin William's Resilience is a high-quality exterior acrylic paint that's a great paint option to use on your home's exterior.
Note on the color: The exact color is unknown, the blogger had the color custom-created to match their existing siding. It is a greige with brown undertones, which complements the color of the brick on this home's exterior.
Urban Bronze from Sherwin William's is a warm earthy paint color that is a great alternative to black for a brick exterior.
It has undertones of black, but the brown undertones of this garage paint color are much more prominent against the brick. It's a great choice if you don't want to commit to black on your garage doors.
The brick on this home's exterior was painted a dark gray color to contrast with the shutters, entry, and garage door.
Cotton Gray by Behr is neutral soft gray that will look different depending on the lighting situation. It's an excellent choice to use on your home's exterior as a contrasting color to the main body of the home.
Tricorn Black from Sherwin Williams is one of the most popular black colors out there. You'll see it used in kitchens on cabinets and islands a lot. It's fresh and modern and a great black color to use on a garage door.
Tricorn Black is the perfect contrasting color to use against the beige brick of this home. It definitley makes it the focal point of this garage exterior.
Which of these garage door paint ideas is your favorite?
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