Do or don't: Bright front doors and painter's remorse

April 17 |
orange door
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?

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