Painting a Garage Door: Your Step-by-Step Guide

Painting a Garage Door
(Image credit: Five Star Painting)

Painting a garage door will add instant kerb appeal to your home. New paint will also weather protect your garage door and add a few more years before you need to replace it. 

Any competent DIYer will be able to take on the job, you just need to make sure that you get your prep done and choose the right paint.

Steve Jenkins

Steve Jenkins is a freelance content creator with over two decades of experience working in digital and print and was previously the DIY content editor for Homebuilding & Renovating. 

He is a keen DIYer with over 20 years of experience in transforming and renovating the many homes he has lived in. He specialises in painting and decorating, but has a wide range of skills gleaned from working in the building trade for around 10 years and spending time at night school learning how to plaster and plumb.

He has fitted kitchens, tiled bathrooms and kitchens, laid many floors, built partition walls, plastered walls, plumbed in bathrooms, worked on loft conversions and much more. And when he's not sure how to tackle a DIY project he has a wide network of friends – including plumbers, gas engineers, tilers, carpenters, painters and decorators, electricians and builders – in the trade to call upon.