8 Ways to Add Curb Appeal to Your Home

August marks the first ever National Curb Appeal Month launched by Fypon® and it had us thinking about ways to spruce up your home’s curb appeal. Everything from your front door to your roof works to increase your home’s curb appeal and makes your home feel more inviting.

Whether you want to add a new element to your home’s exterior or your are building a new home, here are some tips to think about when it comes to sprucing up your home’s exterior

1. An Elegant Front Door

Therma-Tru Classic-Craft Canvas Door

Your front door and entryway are the first thing a visitor will see when they approach your home so make sure you have an amazing front door that will stand the test of time. A popular trend right now is paintable front doors that let your unique style show through.Try Therma-Tru® Cassic-Craft® Canvas Collection® for a paintable surface that you will love for years to come.

2. Use Columns

Banner Hall 300 house plan exterior

Columns are a great way to add curb appeal to your home. Columns add an inviting and welcoming touch to your home’s exterior. Fypon® offers durable PVC Column Wraps in a variety of styles that withstand the elemends.

3. Don’t Forget Your Roof

DaVinci Roofscapes Bellaforte

If you think a roof doesn’t play an important part in your home’s curb appeal, think again. A roof can compose up to thirty-percent of what people see as they approach your home. Take a look at companies like DaVinci Roofscapes for durable and attractive roofing options in a wide variety of colors.

4. Dress Up Your Walkway

Belgard Pavers

A well-designed walkway will make your home feel warm and inviting. There are many options for materials but some popular options are concrete, stone, and brick. You can even select pavers for an economical and durable walkway that gives you the feel of cobblestone, such as these from Belgard® Old World Pavers.

5. Give it a Fresh Coat of Paint

Every once in a while a home’s paint job needs a little freshening up. Regularly painting your home is one of the best ways to keep it looking its best and painting it regularly can help you spot defects, rot, and cracking. If you think your home is in need of a little TLC then take a look at Benjamin Moore’s® expansive color gallery where you are sure to find a color that fits your tastes.

6. Accent with Shutters

Shutters not only look great and add a layer of beauty to your home’s exterior but they also control light, add ventilation, and provide additional security.  Shutters are available in a wide variety of materials including PVC resins and polyurethane, which make them durable and low maintenance.

7. Freshen the Landscape

Cherry Creek House Plan Exterior
Adding flowerbeds and gardens around your home will make it look more inviting. Flowering bushes and even simple green hedges add a subtle pop of color to the landscape.

8. Light it Up

Stoneacre House Plan Exterior

Lighting is always key, particularly outdoors. Not only does landscape lighting improve your guests safety but it allows you to show off some of your home’s most amazing features. Pathway lights are great along the walkway to your house, and landscape lights can show off annuals and even prized plants.

Will you be making any changes during National Curb Appeal month? Do any of these products or tips catch your eye?

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