Step Up Your Curb Appeal (For Less)

Whether you’re looking to up the selling price of your house, or just give it a new look, upgrading the outside of your home can make a big difference. It can also seem very daunting and pricey. However, this doesn’t have to be the case! There are many small and inexpensive things you can do to instantly improve your home. Here are some ideas you can choose from to step up your curb appeal:

 

1)Painting the front door can create a completely new look for your house. Unsure what color to pick? Try out the app Front Door Paint, which allows you to virtually test out paint colors on your own front door.

front door color? via Magnolia Homes/Fixer Upper:

Here, you can also see some of the “trend” front door colors for 2016.

Here are the top 10 hot colors for doors in 2016. (Photo: Business Wire)

2) Painting those ugly, but necessary, features on the side or back of your home also makes a big difference. Painting electrical boxes the same color as your house will diminish their appearance, making it less noticeable.

Camouflage your ugly electrical boxes. | 39 Budget Curb Appeal Ideas That Will Totally Change Your Home: Camouflage your ugly electrical boxes. | 39 Budget Curb Appeal Ideas That Will Totally Change Your Home:

 

3)Staining your garage door can create a more expensive look when you choose the right color. Check out this amazing project, and try it yourself!

DIY Garage Door Makeover with Stain | DIY Curb Appeal Garage Door Makeover | http://diyready.com/diy-ideas-home-improvement-on-a-budget/:

 

4)Lastly, a simple pressure washing treatment can turn an eye sore into a clean and fresh area, that will appeal to more buyers!

Pressure wash everything! | 39 Budget Curb Appeal Ideas That Will Totally Change Your Home:

 

Trying out one or all of these ideas will surely spruce up your home. Whether you’re doing this for yourself, or potential buyers, it is sure to make a positive impact on your home!

 

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