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Giving Your Home Some TLC

Monday January 01, 0001

Does your home lack curb appeal? If you're putting your home on the market, beautiful curb appeal will make a good first impression on buyers and may even help increase the value of your home. But, even if you aren't looking to sell, curb appeal will create a warm, inviting environment and make your house stand out from all the others on the block.

Upgrading your home's curb appeal doesn't have to be expensive. There are many low-cost projects you can do to really improve the space. Check out some of our great tips for upgrading your curb appeal on a budget:


  1. Tidy the yard and landscaping

Homes with a wild lawn, overgrown bushes and shrubbery, and unkept garden beds are an eyesore. Simply mowing the lawn, trimming the bushes and hedges, and adding fresh mulch can make a huge difference. Weed the garden beds and plant new flowers if needed. You can also add some hanging plants on your front porch to really make your exterior beautiful and inviting.


  1. Refurbish your mailbox

Whether your mailbox is located by the curb or mounted to your house, refurbishing or replacing an old mailbox can give your home's exterior the upgrade it needs. If your mailbox just needs some refurbishing, applying a fresh coat of paint or stain and adding new house numbers can make Orlando mailboxes look good as new. 


  1. Replace old light fixtures

When shopping for new exterior light fixtures, think about style and function. Your light fixtures should complement the style and design of your home, as well as effectively light up the entranceway for enhanced safety. Choosing light fixtures with the same mounting system as the existing ones can save you some time and money.


  1. Apply fresh paint

You don’t need to paint the entire exterior of your home to enhance its curb appeal. Applying a fresh coat of paint to the trim, shutters and front door will really brighten up your house. Stick to colors that make your home stand out but match or complement the other colors on your house.

If your home's exterior needs an upgrade, check out our residential mailboxes and light fixtures at Forsite. We offer a wide range of products for every style, preference and budget. Visit today!