10 Easy Ideas to Add Curb Appeal to Your Home this Fall

You never get a second chance when it comes to first impressions. Curb appeal is more than style or décor. It’s an important first look for any potential buyer that adds interest and even more value to your home.  Here are some simple, quick, and easy ideas that will instantly boost the curb appeal of your home without breaking the bank. 

  1. Painting your front door is simple but adds a lot of impact. Neutral, classic colors are always good for a fresh look but don’t be afraid to add a pop of color. Greens and blues are current favorites. 
  2. Brighten your front porch with an elegant container garden. Choose fall favorites such as mums, ornamental kale, zinnias, grasses that are easy care for the season. 
  3. Upgrade your exterior lighting by adding lights to sidewalks, walkways and steps. Solar lights are an easy and cost-effective way to Illuminate sidewalks, mailboxes, and driveways.
  4. Create an inviting front porch living area with colorful outdoor furniture. It can be as simple as two chairs and a small table. 
  5. Be sure to trim and maintain front yard landscaping. Consider adding small ornamental shrubs or planting small ornamental trees if you have a bare front yard. 
  6. Power wash concrete walkways. Repair any areas that are chipped or broken. 
  7. Place a wreath on your front door that reflects either seasonal holidays or the color and style of your home. 
  8. Add new house numbers to accent the front of your home. Select a style that enhances the décor of your home. 
  9. Update your garage doors to include elements that add architectural interest to your home, such as windows or upgraded hardware. 
  10. Window boxes are another way to add eye-catching color to the front of your home. Be sure to choose easy-care flowers or plants that are easy to maintain as they will be a focal point.