How to Paint a Front Door Without Removing It

Painting your front door will give you loads of instant curb appeal. Learn how to paint your front door the easy way.

– Sandpaper  – Damp rag – Paint brush – foam roller and  tray – Screwdriver – Quart of paint – Quart of primer – Ready Strip Safer Paint And Varnish Remover  – Hard plastic putty knife


 Clean your front door by washing it down with a wet rag.

Step 1

Step 2

Apply the primer by covering the door completely. Allow to dry.

Step 3

Paint your door. Use a paintbrush to paint the edges and corners of the door along with the edges around the recessed/raised panels.

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