What Upgrades can Help Increase your Home's Curb Appeal?

Posted by Kris Lindahl on Friday, May 15th, 2015 at 8:30am.

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Curb appeal is one of the most important parts of your home when trying to sell it. Even if you're not selling, there's nothing better than coming home to an impressive looking home. Here are a few ways you can really make the curb appeal of your home great.

The Front Door

If the front door looks drab and run down, it doesn't put off the right first impression. Sometimes, a simple coat of paint does the trick, while other times, you need to replace the door. Make sure you choose the right color and the right style to make your entranceway look great.

A New Mailbox

Whether you want to show some personality through your mailbox or just replace the ugly one you have, the mailbox sends a message. It's a very easy project and updating the mailbox can make your home pop just a little extra.

Outdoor Lighting

If your outdoor lights are outdated, you need to update immediately. Selling a home with outdated lights seen before the potential buyers even make it into the home, they may think the rest of the home is outdated.

Plants and Landscaping

One of the most important parts of building better curb appeal is adding the right plants and landscaping. This can make your home look very inviting and can add the right color to both the yard and the entryway.

Add the right Furniture

The front of your home is seen by everybody, but this doesn't mean you shouldn't add furniture. Many have escaped to the backyard, but furniture on a front patio can make a home become very inviting.

All of these upgrades can help you add curb appeal to those passing by or to potential buyers. Whether selling or just trying to spruce up your home, consider these options for curb appeal.

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