If you’re trying to sell your home, you know the importance of curb appeal. But, did you know that you can improve curb appeal without spending a lot of money? Below are six tips to help you add some pizzazz to your home without putting a strain on your budget:

Paint your front doorOne of the easiest ways to add a little pop to your front entrance is to repaint your front door. Consider a little burst of color like red, turquoise or blue to cover old marks.
Update your lights
. By upgrading your light fixtures, you’ll immediately brighten your home’s curb appeal. If you don’t want to purchase new light fixtures, you can paint them. 
Get your yard in order
. One of the most important things you can do to improve curb appeal is to clean up your yard. Take the time to manicure your lawn and garden.
Power wash your house
. A good power wash will take away the grime and allow your home’s true color to stand out. You can either rent a power washer or hire someone to help you. 
Fix your driveway
. Do what you can to repair the cracks or hire someone to professionally seal it. You may even consider staining your driveway.
Upgrade your mailbox
This is something we may not think a lot about, but if your mailbox is tilted, or is rusty and old, you may want to consider painting it or purchasing a new one.

With a little paint and some elbow grease, you can give your home the first impression it deserves. Use these cost-friendly curb appeal tips as a guide to help you add value to your home.

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