Exterior Front Door Restaining and Refinishing

Staining and Refinishing Front Doors in Toronto for 36 Years

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A sleek and rustic looking stained door is truly something for the eye to behold. Paint certainly allows for more customization and color, front door stain is in a category all its own! Of course, front door stain does require repairs and maintenance from time to time and it’s always better to do it sooner rather than later. If you need a reliable contractor to restain and refinish your exterior front door, then you should know that Home Painters Toronto is always up for the task!

Absolutely! Home Painters Toronto is thrilled to be able to provide front door stain and restaining as well as door refinishing services to our clients. There are so many clients who really like their door, but they’re just in need of a change or their door hasn’t aged very well. Not only is it more economical to simply restain or refinish your door rather than get a brand new one, but it’s often a nice touch to keep your original exterior front door as it feels better suited to the home itself.

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Restaining and refinishing your exterior front door is often something that’s neglected by homeowners. The truth of the matter is, since your front door is exposed to the elements and sunlight for all those hours a day, it can lead to some serious issues in terms of aesthetics and wear-and-tear. Home Painters Toronto can definitely help in terms of refinishing services as well as front door stain or restaining it to ensure your exterior front door is looking sturdy, beautiful and strong.

Frequently asked questions when it comes to
Exterior Front Door Restaining & Refinishing

1. How much does Front Door Restaining and Refinishing cost?

Exterior front door restaining and refinishing costs depend on different factors and vary in different levels. Generally, it starts at at $1,995 +hst. .

But if you want a quick and easy way to get have an idea, here is just some general ball park prices based on historical averages.

Approximate prices for front door restaining and refinishing
• Small to medium front door restaining and refinishing: $2,200 to $3,500 + HST
• Medium to large front door restaining and refinishing: $3,000 to $4,000 + HST
• Large to XL front door restaining and refinishing: $4,000 to $5,000+ + HST
Approximate completion times for front door restaining and refinishing
• Small to medium front door job: 1 to 2 business days
• Medium to large front door job: 2 to 3 business days
• Large to XL front door job: 3 to 4 business days

***Or if you are in a rush, inquire about our 1 or 2 day painting services.***

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There are many factors that can influence the cost of the refinishing and restaining of exterior front doors. Here are some to consider when preparing your budget:

  1. Size of the job: You will get a better price per square foot if your project is big.
  2. Preparation work required: Do some of the preparation work yourself. By doing so, there will be less work for painters, so you’ll save some money. 
  3. Urgency speed: If your job needs to be completed urgently, more painters will be needed and this will cost you more. 
  4. Time of the year: It is important to choose an appropriate time to realize your front door restaining and refinishing project as it will influence the cost of the whole process. Summertime is usually the best time for your exterior front door restaining and refinishing. 
  5. The difficulty of the job: This is one of the most important factors for determining the cost of your project. Your exterior walls’ height, sharpness, and how easy it may be to reach those areas are important considerations. High and sharp walls require more work, so the cost for the exterior front door restaining and refinishing project will be higher. 
  6. Payment terms i.e. Visa vs e-transfer: Several clients prefer to pay with a credit card, however, these payments all come with extra fees that just increase the total price.  
  7. You realize your painting projects ended up messy because cheap painters did poor work, so you need to start again!
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***If you want to know the exact price to paint your home we would recommend getting a FREE Estimate.
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2. Will you include the paint, materials and labour?

Yes, all the materials to protect and prepare the walls as well as labor are included.

3. Do I have to move things around and clear the areas to be painted before the painters come?

Usually yes, painters can do it for you but that will add on the hours of your project and it will increase your overall estimate. But!, if there’s any oversized item that you cannot move on your own, it’s normally ok to ask them to give you a hand to move it a bit to allow them to paint.

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4. How long will my project take?

Most jobs will take 2 and 5 days. But if your in a rush, inquire about our 1 or 2 day painting services.

5. How do I pick my colours?

We can suggest some of the most popular colours to get  you started from Benjamin Moore and Sherwin Williams. If you really need help, one of our experts can come to help you pick colours.

6. Who will you be sending to do my project?

The project will be completed by our in-house painters, who are all experienced and professionally trained (and not subcontractors).

What to do now that you are ready for exterior front door restaining and refinishing?

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Contact us and we will get you a free quote immediately! We are the fastest response painters in the business. One of our front door stain and  painting experts will arrive on-site and give you a job scope analysis, a professional colour consultation and a detailed estimate of costs.

Step Two Booking


Then we will book the job with you for your front door stain or restaining and refinishing project. We will set an ideal start date, help you choose the right colours, charge the deposit and confirm any other job details.

Step Three Paint


Our seasoned team of house painters will show up on time on the first day of the job and go over the front door stain or refinishing project to double check that we’re on the same page with your needs.

Then they will protect all affected areas with drop cloths and plastic sheeting and immediately get to work with the staining!
If you’re not home, they will send you updates with their progress.

Step Four Quality Check


Once we are complete, our team with clean up the area and make sure it looks exactly how it did when we first arrived.
We will do a final walk-through with you to ensure that you are completely satisfied. Only then is your final payment processed.
Remember, we are not satisfied until you are 100% satisfied!

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Dreaming to walk in a house that looks clean with vibrant colors that totally fit your personality. At Home Painters Toronto, we want to make this dream a reality, which is why we provide several different locations near you.

Our cheerful, professional painters have experience painting essentially anything you can think of!

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Now that you are excited to get the interior of your house painted and transform it into your dream home, schedule a free, no-obligation estimate now!