Your entryway is one of the most used areas of your home. It is what most people see when they first set foot inside your home. Most folks immediately look at the floor. Yes, the floor! How does the floor in your entryway look? Is it tired, tattered, and torn? Or, is it stunning, fresh, and beautiful? We have several quick, affordable solutions for you.
Vinyl Plank Flooring
Your flooring can easily be updated in a short period of time. One of the most user friendly floors for your entryway is vinyl plank flooring. Vinyl plank flooring is water proof and is available in a wide variety of patterns and designs. It is also simple to install in a relatively short period of time. As with any flooring installation project, read the manufacturer’s instructions before you tackle this type of project. Vinyl plank flooring is a fantastic option for entryways that battle the elements. From snow, rain, mud, sleet, and even sand; vinyl plank flooring is a fantastic flooring option.
Take a glance at the walls that folks see once they enter your home. Would a fresh coat of paint change up the look in an instant? Chances are pretty good that a fresh coat of paint would be a win-win situation. A fresh coat of paint, in the color of your choice, is one of the cheapest ways to give your entryway an instant facelift.
How are the baseboards? Do they have a few too many dings in them? If so, invest in baseboards that compliment your new flooring. It’s always a good idea to order your baseboards, as well as all flooring trim, when you order new flooring.
How is the lighting in your entryway? Maybe a new light fixture is all that is needed for a fresh, updated look in your entryway. A little bit of light can bring a whole new sense of new to your entryway. While you are examining your lighting situation, check out the faceplates of your light switches. When is the last time you updated those? That is one of the simplest, most affordable updates you can give any room in your home.
Any time is the ideal time to give your entryway a facelift. New flooring, paint, wood trim, and lighting will help you battle all the elements that come with the change of the seasons. The suggestions we have given you here are all affordable and will leave you with money in your pockets!
Have you given your entryway a facelift? Was it an easy project, or one you would prefer to forget? We’d love to hear about your experience! Share it in the comments below!