In May 2016 I completed a DIY screen door for the master bedroom, which leads out to the deck. It’s been AWESOME having a screen door for that door, as it lets in a great cross breeze, especially at night.
After 4 years of sun & weather the door is still going strong, but the paint DEFINITELY needed some TLC:
I started scraping off what I could, both inside and out:
Then primed both sides with Kilz primer:
Meanwhile I went to Aubuchon Hardware and bought exterior black semi-gloss paint:
I painted on 2 coats, both inside and out. Previously, the interior of the door had been white but I decided to paint both sides black:
It looks awesome:
I also took the time to adjust the outdoor slide lock, which over the years has become misaligned. Then gave it a small makeover:
Originally I thought this would be another one of my “5 Little Projects” but it took a week and became more of a medium sized project so it got it’s own post.
This screen door is such a great addition to your room, both visually and practically. And for what it’s worth, I definitely prefer the inside painted black. This project involved lots of work, but it was well worth it. Everything looks beautiful!
Thanks! Yes, I like the inside black better, as well!