Exterior home updating
As well as making your home look better, cladding and render protect it from the elements and even insulate it.Both porches and driveways are a focal feature of a home’s exterior, and can create a statement and add kerb appeal from the street.
Colorful paint, dark cabinets, stainless steel backsplash and sink and a new light fixture make it look fresh and modern. The Pin Junkie made a dramatic upgrade to her yellow sunflower bathroom with a refinished countertop, lots of paint, and a frame around her mirror. Carolyn renovated her 1986 kitchen on a tight budget, doing everything but installing the countertops on her own.These exterior home remodeling projects deliver mass curb appeal and are truly OMG worthy. It was multi color with some gray bricks thrown in. It brightened up the facade immensely and even made it look larger. I love the color that Angela picked for her updated ranch. It doesn’t always have to take a lot of money to freshen up the exterior of a home. The after picture is so much more welcoming with just a few changes.Changing your home’s exterior – even on a low budget – can improve its looks, saleability and value, but it needs to be done carefully and sympathetically.Sometimes seeing before and after remodeling pictures can spark interest in upgrading your own home.Regardless if you have any need for updating, I think you will enjoy this collection of before and after photos. But just like anything, there are so many different types of brick and the original brick on this home found on the Nest Egg wasn’t attractive. She painted this brick home a cream color and it made such a difference! Another great redo by painting the brick was found on the blog A Painted House.The couple behind Young House Love turned a dreary room into a playful escape for their daughter.
Dark trim was painted white, new hardwood floor added, and colorful accents including painted raindrops and a pink closet door updated the room delightfully. The Hellman family transformed their run down 106 year old home with a gut renovation.
Spring is also the start of a very busy season for home buyers.
Some prefer to buy a fixer upper and remodel it to their taste.
Find out everything you need to know to improve your home’s exterior, no matter your budget, whilst also adding value to your property.
If your home has 1970s or 1980s stone cladding, pebbledash, mismatching bricks or a mixture of different external materials you can remove or cover it and re-finish the walls using a different material to create a complete new look.
Others won’t put foot inside a home if it doesn’t have curb appeal.