Add curb appeal on a budget

Posted by Kristin Davis on Mar 3rd 2023

Add curb appeal on a budget

Improving your home's curb appeal doesn't have to be expensive. Here are some budget-friendly tips to enhance your home's exterior:

  1. Clean up the exterior: A simple and effective way to improve your home's curb appeal is to clean it up. Power wash the exterior, sweep the walkway, and tidy up the yard by pruning the bushes, trimming the lawn, and removing any debris.
  2. Add some greenery: Plants and flowers can make a big impact on your home's curb appeal. Consider adding some potted plants or hanging baskets to your porch, or planting some flowers in your garden bed.
  3. Paint the front door: A fresh coat of paint on your front door can instantly improve your home's appearance. Choose a color that complements your home's exterior, or opt for a bold, eye-catching shade.
  4. Upgrade the mailbox: If your mailbox is old and worn, consider replacing it with a new one. Choose a stylish mailbox that complements your home's style. Even consider adding mailbox stickers for added character.
  5. Add outdoor lighting: Outdoor lighting can make a big difference in your home's curb appeal. Consider adding some solar-powered lights along your walkway, or installing a spotlight to highlight a tree or architectural feature.
  6. Upgrade the hardware: Replace old and worn hardware on your front door, like the doorknob and door knocker, with new and stylish pieces.
  7. Add a welcome mat: A welcome mat is an inexpensive way to add some personality to your home's exterior. Choose a mat that complements your home's style and adds a welcoming touch.
  8. Add house numbers with character: Pick a style that matches your house's style. Dropcap Studio has over 60 styles to choose from. It's a great place to look for something unique.

With these simple and affordable tips, you can enhance your home's curb appeal without breaking the bank.