curb appeal; updating the exterior of your house on a budget

my new curb appeal – the before and after…

All the projects I had given myself in order to freshen up the exterior of my home are now complete. The door is painted, the hardware has been spray painted,  and the shutters were sprayed as well. I even added some extra hardware to my garage door to bring it all together. Here is what it all…

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Adding character to your plain garage doors…

Months back I was wandering through Pinterest Land and came across this image… By finding those six pieces of hardware I could add some character and curb appeal to my own home. I searched around the internet and came across Garage Door Hardware Direct. They offer a variety of decorative parts and accessories in your choice…

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I can now look at my shutters…

The exterior of our home had a couple problems. Vinyl siding in a murky shade of beige/yellow, a burgundy front door, vinyl shutters in an even murkier shade of dark green/brown, and no curb appeal. After a couple projects, painting the front door, and painting all the hardware, I was ready to move on to the…

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freshening up the outside…

I haven’t done a thing to the outside of our house since we moved in. Things are changing around here and this time I’m focusing on some outdoor projects. Nothing huge, just some cosmetic changes that will freshen up the overall appearance. Currently the front of my house looks like this… The projects on my…

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