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Home Exteriors

Is it time to update your home's exterior? Give your facade a wow-worthy makeover that fits your family's lifestyle and budget. Whether your house is on the market or you just want to rev up its curb appeal, consider an exterior update for your next home improvement project. An inviting entryway beckons guests from the street to your door and signals a cozy, attractive interior. Even the smallest of updates, such as a fresh coat of paint, can drastically enhance a home exterior. Choose durable exterior materials that can withstand the test of time and the elements. When selecting a color scheme, search for one that complements the style of home you live in, and consider using color to highlight and define your home's architectural features. With today's vast collections of exterior paints, hardware, and materials, you can create a beautiful, cohesive look on any budget. Find inspiration from our before-and-after home makeovers, house tours, and expert advice starring exterior remodels. Enhance and maintain your home's curb appeal with these valuable tips on doors, garages, lighting, roofs, siding, stonework, and windows.

Before and After: Home Exteriors

Maximize curb appeal with an exterior makeover. See how these 24 facades went...

Before-and-After Small-Home Exterior Makeovers

See how eight small homes gain serious character with creative exterior...

Ranch-Style Home Ideas

A ranch-style house means different things to different people. But no matter...

Best Exterior Color Schemes

Boost your home's curb appeal with inspiration from these exterior color...

20 Ways to Add Curb Appeal

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Roofing Calculator

Determine the amount of roofing material you'll need with this handy tool.

The Dos and Don'ts of Choosing House Paint Colors

Ready for a change of hue? See how three homes dial up their curb appeal with...

Foolproof Front Door Colors

Refresh you home by painting your front door a fun color. Not sure what hue to...

Exterior Paint Colors with Brick

Brick is used for a variety of home styles including traditional and...

House Paint Colors

Learn how to choose house paint colors and give your exterior a colorful...

Before-and-After Cottage Garden Makeover

See how this weedy wreck became a gorgeous cottage garden overflowing with...

Front Yard Landscape Secrets

Add value to your home by increasing curb appeal with an attractive, functiona...

Most-Pinned Curb Appeal Ideas

These reader-favorite entries, facades, and porches supply creative ways to...

Country French-Style Home Ideas

Brilliantly combining rustic and refined, country French-style homes never...

Before & After Exteriors and Home Additions: Porches

Before-and-after photos show how a porch addition can add style and...

Exterior Color Combinations Done Right

Getting ready to paint your home's exterior? Find color-scheme inspiration and...

Planning Your Front-Yard Landscape

The front yard is the place most people fix first -- and for good reason. Ofte...

How to Choose Siding Colors

Freshen your home's exterior and boost your curb appeal with a brilliant new...

No-Fail Curb Appeal Updates (On a Budget)

Be the best home on the block for less. These budget curb appeal updates will...

Trend Spotting with BHG: Front Doors

Express yourself with a boldly painted front door!

Why Your Exterior Needs Better Character (And How to Get It!)

Is your home's exterior looking a little drab? These homes were too, until...

Craftsman-Style Home Ideas

Craftsman-style homes are known for their attention to Arts and Crafts details...

Exterior Doors and Landscaping

Ease the transition from your front steps to the street with a style-setting...

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