Curb appeal is the best way to get your home noticed when it’s up for sale. Prospective home buyers always start out with a “Drive by” before they decide it’s the right home for them. If your home doesn’t have an immediate attraction to home buyers, your home could rarely see traffic. Use these three curb appeal home improvement projects to help make your home more attractive to “Drive by’s” and help you sell your home.
Always a must do on any curb appeal or home staging project, landscaping is cheap, it’s good looking and it’s an easy way for homeowners to improve their chance at selling the property. It’s these eye catching details that attract drive by’s.
Just a few basic topiaries lining the sidewalk, some flowers on the porch and some potted plants by the door can increase any homes curb appeal in just a matter of hours and for less than $100.
It’s always nice to see an attractive porch and sidewalk beckoning you to come indoors. If your home has more of a stoop than a porch and a path more than a sidewalk, you need to do some hardscaping.
By adding colored concrete pavers, you can create an attractive sidewalk for very little money and effort. Bland entryways can be converted with false facades, shadow boxes and a few posts to create the look of a porch without going overboard on the budget.
Always my number one choice for bland and boring front door ways. Creating a bold stained glass window in your front door is as easy as buying the window insert, cutting a hole in the door and screwing the two halves together. Its cheap, it’s easy and it looks like a million bucks.
Window inserts are easy to install in wood, fiberglass and metal doors. Simply choose your window insert, center and measure the opening, cut it out with a circular saw and screw the two inserts together. For more information read my article, how to install a window insert in a door.