7 Ways to Add Instant Curb Appeal on a Budget

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7 Ways to Add Instant Curb Appeal on a Budget

(Published on - 7/8/2015 6:14:18 PM)

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Whether you're buying or selling a house, curb appeal is everything. Not only does curb appeal provide a nice updated look, but it can also increase a home's value for pennies on the dollar. Here are 10 ways to add some curb appeal without it costing an arm and a leg. 

1. The Front Door

An easy way to add a pop of color or a bit of style to your house is by updating the front door.

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BONUS: Did you know that there's even an app that allows you to see what your house would look like with a new front door color of your choice? Check out the Front Door Paint app, here.

 

2. The Mailbox

Spruce up your mailbox by giving it a much-needed makeover and tie in your house's color scheme.

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3. The House Numbers

Give the front of your house a nice chic update with these house number ideas.

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4. The Front Lawn

The grass is always greener where you water it, so maintain your lawn for added curb appeal.

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5. The Garage

A cheap way to add curb appeal is to give your garage a makeover on the cheap.

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6. The Plants + Flowers

Add some color and life to your front yard with some inexpensive plants and flowers.

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 7. The Paint + Trim

Last, but not least, the best way to add instant curb appeal + value is with a fresh coat of paint.

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Adding instant curb appeal can be just as inexpensive as it is easy, the key is to take it one project at a time so you don't become overwhelmed and burned out. The fruits of your labor will pay off and you'll be left with a gorgeous house that is the talk of the town. 

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