If it’s been a minute since you last freshened up your curb appeal – no worries! If you have a wide-open weekend, make your time worth wild and upgrade your exterior to boost curb appeal in ONE weekend. Keep reading to learn about our five top tips to turn heads.  

Give It A Trim  

One of the easiest ways to add to your curb appeal and up your exterior landscape is to give it a good trim. Curb appeal makes a huge impression on your home, so give your yard the facelift it deserves. To ensure your yard is putting its best face forward be sure to give the grass a good trim. Once the grass is good to go, see what else may be a little grown out. Check out the hedges, pull any weeds, and give your overgrown plants a good cut down. As you finish trimming, you may consider adding fresh fertilizer and topping off any mulch or rock to add fullness. Sharpen your lawns trim with some quick edging and landscaping. Your well-tended exterior will already be boosting your curb appeal.  

Refresh Your Address 

Your porch is a simple way to create instant curb appeal and cohesively tie in a homey feel to those passing by. First, refresh your address. If you have to squint from the curb to see your house numbers, then it is most definitely time for an update. Replace outdated plates with new and modern digits. If you want to add visual interest, select numbers that speak to your home’s architecture.  

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Add A Statement Door Color  

The most eye-catching homes in the neighborhood always tend to have a vibrant front door. To upgrade your entry consider adding a statement color to your door that complements and enlivens your exterior. This may be a color that you have tied into your porch décor. For a few ideas, some trending front door colors have been a pop of red, blue, yellow, or olive green in a semi or high-gloss finish. A bold door will make a fantastic impression.  

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Increase Your Greenery  

Add instant liveliness and natural pops of color with vibrant flowers and plants to revive your outdoor appearance. Planters are an easy tool to frame your driveway, walkways, and porch. Greenery doesn’t have to be difficult, add low-maintenance flowers and greens of different sizes and transform them into elegant pops that match your home. 

Polish Your Porch 

Add elements to add character, color, and charm. Depending on the size of your porch, work with elements such as rugs, pots on either side of the front door, hanging greens or florals, textured pillows and more. Adding décor and furniture is a functional and beautiful way to elevate your porch with color. Pick a theme or work with the style of your home to cohesively accentuate the bones of your house. For a flawless entry, less is more to add framing. Add dimension by incorporating different shapes and sizes.  

Curb appeal doesn’t have to be difficult. With these top five tips, your exterior will be looking beautiful in just ONE weekend.  

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