Inexpensive Ways to Add Curb Appeal to Your Home

Did you know curb appeal refers to the appearance of the house from the roadside? Well, if you didn’t know, now you do! So think about it for a minute. Are you looking to add curb appeal to your home? What are people looking for in a home these days? What will grab their attention? The exterior of your home makes the first impression. You’ve all heard the saying, “It’s what’s on the inside that counts.” Right? Well, that’s not the case when it comes to your home. People are looking for beauty on the outside as well. So, let’s impress them by adding a few things to your home’s exterior to get the curb appeal you’ve been looking for.

SPRUCE UP YOUR FRONT DOOR

One of the first things you see when you enter someone’s home is their front door. Go outside right now and take a look at your front door. How does it look to you? Would you want to buy a home based on your front door? If not, it might be time to spruce up your front entrance! Maybe replace it with a new decorative glass door or just paint your old door to give it a pop of color. We know everyone is on a budget, so make sure you spend your money wisely. Put money into the projects you know are necessary to add the value you’re looking for in your home.

add curb appeal

ADD CURB APPEAL WITH VINYL

You want the best ROI you can get on your home so keep in mind the exterior of the house is a huge selling point for homeowners. Take a look at your shutters (or lack thereof). You should probably think about replacing your old wooden ones with vinyl or just adding them in general. I say use vinyl shutters because they are likely to last longer and they are less maintenance as well! Shutters also come in a variety of colors, so it will be nice to match it with your front door or try adding a contrasting color for variety.

add curb appeal

Speaking of vinyl, why not consider vinyl siding while you’re at it. Vinyl siding is going to cost you less than any other siding. It will also be more durable than most. Just like the shutters, it too is maintenance free. With vinyl siding you have a lot more options; it’s so versatile. Homeowners will love being able to move into a house where the exterior is virtually maintenance free. These small, inexpensive additions to your exterior could really improve your curb appeal.

add curb appeal