Do or don't: Bright front doors and painter's remorse #Do It Yourself#advice#colorful#doors#house paint#painting#selling your home April 17 | Offbeat Editors @offbeathome runs these advice questions as an opportunity for our readers to share personal experiences and anecdotes. Readers are responsible for doing their own research before following any advice given here... or anywhere else on the web, for that matter. orange door © by loop_oh, used under Creative Commons license. My front door is a drab forest green. The paint job is OLD — it's chipped, rusted, and dirty, and I need to take care of it, one way or another. I've been collecting color swatches for the new paint job, and over and over I'm being attracted to the brightest ones. My partner's not feeling it, though — the rest of our house will stay pretty low-key, but she's worried that a too-bright front door will be an affront to future buyers. So help me, Homies: Would a brightly-painted front door affect your decision to buy a certain house? -Sami Weigh in, guys! I could totally see this dilemma coming up in my future. I know, you could always repaint in case of sale, thought it's just one more thing to think about when putting your house on the market. What would you do? Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo PREVIOUS Embrace word-nerdery: 6 ways to Scrabble it up at home NEXT Rick and Annie's handbuilt treehouse in Australia Show/Hide comments [ 52 ] Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.