how to increase curb appeal

10 Ways to Increase Curb Appeal

Written on April 4, 2013 at 4:00 pm , by

With spring’s arrival and fair weather on the way, now is the time to think about sprucing up your home’s exterior and increasing its curb appeal. Whether you’re staying put or planning on selling, there are several ways to beautify your home with weekend DIY projects and investments that add value. Here are ten ways to spruce up your casa so that it shines bright in the neighborhood.     

1. Paint Your Front Door.  In a sea of standard white front doors, make yours stand out by painting it a hue that complements your home, an easy weekend  DIY project if you follow these simple steps.  

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2.  Create a Welcoming Path.  If cement is underfoot on the path to your door, consider upgrading to a wide stone, brick, or curved cobblestone, or adding a hardscape in a tiled design to welcome visitors to your door.    stone walkway bhg

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