How to Give Your Home an Exterior Facelift

If you look at your home from the ouside and see an exterior that’s seen better days and is starting to look a little sad and worn, it’s time to do something to change that. There’s no shortage of things you can do to make your home look and feel a little more energized and visually appealing from the outside. A good exterior facelift can make a world of difference and enhance curb appeal. Here are some ideas you might want to consider.


Create a Driveway Makeover



First of all, you might want to think about creating a driveway makeover of some sort. Perhaps your driveway at home is a little patchy and messy right now. If that’s the case, getting it resurfaced and adding some lights might make a huge difference to how your driveway looks and performs.


Update the Windows



Updating the windows of your home is another great way to give the home an exterior facelift. It’s quite a big project to undertake, and it’ll take significant investment. But, it can be a great investment in the long-term future of the property, both in terms of appearance and energy efficiency.


Landscape the Green Space


If the green space around your home is starting to get a bit overgrown and out of your control, it’s a good idea to do something about that. You’ll immediately make the home look so much more cared for and attended to when you landscape the green areas. You can hire a professional landscaper to take care of this for you if you don’t have the skills to do it yourself.






Install an Impressive New Front Door


Consider installing a brand new front door that offers both durability and aesthetic appeal. There are companies that offer custom iron doors to help you create a door that’s going to fit in with the rest of your home and really stand out from the crowd. It can be sleek and simple or something that’s designed to catch the eye and draw attention.


Change the Exterior Finish


Changing up the exterior finish and turning it into a finish that’s more modern and up to date might be an idea worth exploring. New siding can be costly, and it’s a big task to complete, but it’ll completely transform the exterior of your property. Some materials are much more affordable than others.


Each of the ideas we’ve discussed here today will help you create a home exterior that looks and feels more fresh and appealing.  Your home is your pride and joy, so it makes sense to put time and resources into making its outward appearance and curb appeal exactly what you'd like them to be. 


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2 comments

  1. Great list for curb appeal! We're having work done on our driveway this month. Pricey, but a must.

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    1. Thanks so much, Allyson. Driveways can be pricey for sure! But, they do make such a big difference.

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