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Quick and Easy Curb Appeal Solutions

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Moving into a home and making it your own takes time and money. If you find yourself tight on money because you just bought a home, but want to add some curb appeal to your home, check out these tips. They’re quick, easy and affordable and can be used year after year.

Butterfly Feeder

Butterflies are gorgeous visitors that make your home feel like a retreat away from the hustle and bustle of life. A DIY butterfly feeder helps attracts them and also adds an attractive feature to your garden. You can find directions to make a butterfly feeder here. Remember to put your feeder in an area that is shielded from wind and is sunny.

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For around $20 you can purchase a garage door hardware kit. It can take a plain garage door and add incredible charcter within minutes. The best part is this is something people notice right away.

Solar Lights

Solar lights help light up the path to your front door and along your walk way. They’re affordable, easy to maintain and last for years. Simply put the lights away during the winter so they don’t get damaged from ice and snow and put out again during the spring.

Paint Your Door

Who says you need to keep the front door the color it comes. Today’s trends are leaning toward bright front door colors to add a pop that catches people’s eyes as they drive by or approach your front door. This can be done quickly and for around $40.

Update House Numbers

You can easily make a world of difference to your home’s curb appeal simply by changing the address numbers. They’re available in a wide variety of colors and materials. Another option, if replacing these numbers doesn’t appeal, is to simply paint the house numbers the same color of your front door.

Photo Credit: By Oleg Alexandrov (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons