5 Simple Steps to Makeover Your Front Porch Now

Front Porch Makeover

If you’re looking for a way to give your home’s front porch a fresh, new look, then you’ve come to the right place! Here are some steps you can follow to make over your front porch and give it a new lease of life.

Step 1: Clean the porch

The first step in any porch makeover is to give it a good cleaning. Sweep away any debris, and then use a power washer to clean the porch surface thoroughly. This will remove any dirt, grime, or stains that have accumulated over time.

Using a Sun Joe Pressure Washer to clean my porch

Step 2: Repair any damage

If you notice any damage to your porch, such as cracks or rotting wood, now is the time to make repairs. Replace any damaged wood, and fill in any cracks with Bondo wood filler. Sand the surface with 80 grit sand paper to smooth it out.

Using Bondo Wood Filler to fill the sun damage cracks

Step 3: Stain the porch

Once you’ve chosen your color, it’s time to paint your porch. Use a high-quality exterior paint and follow the manufacturer’s instructions. Be sure to apply at least two coats to ensure good coverage.

Using Behr’s Deck Plus in a solid color match

Step 4: Add some greenery

Add some greenery to your porch to give it a natural touch. You can use a wreath, potted plants, hanging baskets, or even a small herb garden. Choose a faux wreath and plants that thrive in your area and that require minimal maintenance.

Using a faux seeded eucalyptus wreath on the front door

Step 5: Add some decor

Finally, add some decor to your porch to give it a personal touch. You can add a welcome mat, a comfy seat, or even an outdoor pillow. Choose items that complement your color scheme and that fit your personal style.

Using decor from Target and The Home Depot linked on my LTK page

By following these steps, you can transform your front porch and create a welcoming entrance to your home!

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