See 3 Simple Tips to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Upgrade your home base with these easy projects.

Perhaps spring has you inspired, or you’ve got tons of ideas after an HGTV binge, however, anyone with a knack for renovation knows remodeling your home is definitely easier said than done. Whether you’re hoping to give your abode a little facelift or a full overhaul, how much you can afford to spend will definitely come into play. Keep reading to see some tips on how to take your house to the next level without harming your bottom line.

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1. Give Your Landscape a New Look

Landscaping is one of the easiest ways to boost your curb appeal, and it’s said to generate one of the biggest returns on your money. Landscaping is more than just pretty flowers — it’s a useful way to help prevent potentially expensive damage like mold or fallen tree limbs. You can install curbing for a little over $1,000 — or re-do the whole front lawn for roughly $3,300.

2. Redo the Driveway the Right Way

If your driveway is looking a little lackluster, file this under one repair worth budgeting for. In addition to being a huge factor in your home’s curb appeal, the driveway serves a major purpose — protecting their vehicle. Depending on how much of an overhaul your pavement needs, you’ll be spending around $1,500 for a patch and repair, and up to $4,000 for a brand new one.

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3. Give It a Fresh Coat of Paint

Give your home a new wardrobe — and all it takes is a fresh coat of paint. Exterior paint can freshen up any home’s curb appeal — and with endless color opportunities, the sky is truly the limit. The average cost to repaint a house hovers around $2,700 — but expect to pay a little more if you have a two-story home.

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Rachel Farrow

Rachel Holly Farrow is a Digital Content Editor for She has worked in a multitude of different mediums — traditional print, television, and now digital — before landing with the team at GBR. She also served as a Weekend News Producer and Digital Content Producer for an ABC-affiliate news station WNEP-TV 16 in Scranton, PA.

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