How You Can Boost The Curb Appeal Of Your Home In One Day

When you come home and you lay eyes on your house from the distance, do you like what you see?Does your house stand out in any way? If the answer is “not really” then perhaps you should consider a few home improvement projects to give it more curb appeal. The following projects are quick fixes and they can each be done in one day.

Paint the front door.

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A bold-colored front door can totally change the facade of your house. And even if you’re not a fan of vibrant colors, you can always try something different. For example, if you have a white front door, you can go for the opposite color.

Faux wood garage doors.

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Wooden garage doors look particularly elegant and beautiful and, if all you want is the look, you can opt for a faux wood garage door. All you have to do is pick the right stain or paint and you’ll achieve the desired finish and color.{found on site}.

Paint the porch furniture.

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Color can really make a difference so if you want to give your porch or terrace a fresh and new look you can paint the furniture. Maybe you have some plain white chairs that could use a makeover.{found on diytilwedie}.

And the floor.

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The floor on your porch could also use a new look so why not repaint it, maybe a more unusual color to get rid of the old ambiance and to welcome in a fresh vibe.

Add window boxes.

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Hang planters outside your window and this will definitely make your house look more appealing. Window boxes have that charming, traditional look that makes them beautiful and they can also look great on modern homes.

Change your house numbers.

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The first impression someone gets when approaching your home comes from the mix of all the little things they see, such as the house numbers. Replace your old ones and you’ll instantly improve the curb appeal of your home.

DIY house numbers.

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And speaking of house numbers, if you really want to be original you can come up with an interesting DIY idea. For example, paint the numbers on planters or buckets and place them by your front door.{found on mywonderfullymade}.

Change your front door hardware.

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A new door handle is another one of those little things that can make a huge difference. If you want something unique, you can use reclaimed hardware or repurpose items like old pipes for an industrial look.

Make your own doormat.

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Welcome guests into your home with a custom-made doormat. Buy a plain one and use spray paint to personalize it.

Display big planters.

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Decorate your entrance with potted plants or vertical gardens. You can use an old shutter or a pallet to make a beautiful garden to hang on a wall and a big planter can also be a focal point.

Symmetry.

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A symmetrical front door décor can look very appealing for an outsider. It creates a clean and organized look. You can use planters, sconces and other elements to induce this look.

Flowers at your doorstep.

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If you have two or three steps that lead to your front door or if there’s a staircase, you can decorate them with potted plants and flowers. Use two or more colors for a dynamic and vibrant look.

Mailbox makeover.

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A sad and ugly mailbox doesn’t really say “welcome”. Give your mailbox a makeover. You can paint it an interesting color, install a new pole and personalize it however you want.{found on beneathmyheart}.

Add lighting.

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The secret to a welcoming home is making sure it look inviting when it’s dark outside so use sconces, lamps and pendants to illuminate your front door entrance and the walkway.

Walkway lights.

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Create an interesting display with walkway lights. If you prefer a green design, use solar-powered lights. There are tons of ideas to choose from.

Care for your pathway.

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Don’t you dare think that your pathway can live forever without you taking care of it. It needs maintenance and, at one point, it will also need to be replaced. You can lay a flagstone pathway by yourself and it shouldn’t take you more than a day.