As a house gets older, it’s obviously going to lose some of its initial spark. Even if you work hard to keep the surfaces clean and tidy up your mess, things are going to start breaking and paint is going to start fading. So, here's what to do when your home loses its appeal.
What do you think that people see as soon as they see your home? Do they see something that they just can’t wait to see what the inside looks like? Or do they see something that might need a little bit of work doing here and there?
You don’t just have focus only on the main rooms of the house when thinking of aesthetics. Yes, large rooms do play a big part, probably the biggest. But, there are other areas to your home that you need to consider, especially now that the weather is beginning to heat up again.
If your home could use a little facelift, think about these 5 easy DIY's to ramp up curb appeal to your home.
When you see these exterior painting before and after photos, you will see how a weekend with a paintbrush can transform the look of your home. In fact, painting the exterior of your home can add curb appeal, add value, and increase the desirability of your neighborhood.
There are some occasions when DIY is a bad idea. While I'm an avid DIY'er, there are some jobs that are best left to professionals. While I've never taken on a job that I haven't been able to finish, I have had several emails from people looking for advice. Unfortunately, sometimes I really don't have the answer. Because when it comes to bigger jobs, more skilled installations, or jobs that require tradesmen I also hire a pro.
These are 6 affordable DIY projects that can add instant curb appeal, boost your home's perceived value, and give you pride and enjoyment. You don't need to have the largest or most expensive home in the neighborhood. In fact, often curb appeal is about the charming touches not the size of price tag of the home.