Budget Friendly Ways to Increase Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is more than just impressing neighbors or potential buyers. When your home has curb appeal, you are excited to pull into your driveway and you take pride in your home. You don’t need to spend a fortune to boost your curb appeal either. Here are a few budget friendly ways to increase your home’s curb appeal.

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One of the best ways to improve the appearance on the outside of your home is to declutter. Having a clean and tidy home exterior is the perfect welcome. Take time to tidy up fallen organic matter like leaves and branches, simplify your decor, and make sure hoses and tools all have a place.


A clean home also lends itself to a welcoming appearance. And for nothing more than a little elbow grease, you can make your home shine. A few areas that really make a big difference are your windows, decks, and patios. If you take care to clean these surfaces, your home will look bright and inviting.

Touchup Paint

A good paint job can greatly increase your home’s curb appeal, but fully repainting your home is an expensive undertaking. Make sure the paint job you have now looks better for longer by touching up paint when needed. Maintaining fascia as well as window and door trim alone will keep your home looking pristine.


Landscaping is another item that holds a lot of power over how your home is perceived. Take care of the landscaping you have by keeping yards and garden beds weed free, taming unruly shrubbery, and making sure that foliage does not get in the way of pathways.

And there you have it! A few budget friendly ways that you can boost your home’s curb appeal. Put these suggestions to work and your home will be the jewel of your neighborhood.

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