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7 DIY Curb Appeal Ideas to Help You
Get Ready for a Spring Sale
Planning on trying to sell your home this spring?
It could take you up to 2 months to do it.
Nationwide studies have shown that it often takes any-
where from 46 to 55 days for the average American to
sell their home once it hits the open market.
But there are ways to increase your chances of sell-
ing your home much sooner than that. One of the best
ways to do it is by improving the curb appeal of your
home before sticking a “For Sale” sign on it.
Check out seven DIY curb appeal ideas that will
help you get your home ready for a spring sale.
1. Put a Fresh Coat of Paint on Your Front Door
Does the front door that you have on your home
now blend in with the rest of your house? If so, it’s not
helping your curb appeal at all.
You could consider replacing your current front
door with a new one. But that can cost upwards of
Rather than taking that approach, invest in a can
of paint and paint your front door yourself. It’ll make
your front door look like new, without forcing you to
spend your hard-earned money.
You don’t necessarily need to go too wild when
choosing a paint color. But your front door should
make a strong statement.
This will ensure that your home catches people’s
eyes when they’re driving or walking down your
street. Your updated front door will give it a “buy my
2. Replace Your Mailbox
It’s not always easy to add charm to a home, espe-
cially when it comes to the exterior space. Many peo-
ple spend thousands of dollars adding decorative trim
to their homes in an effort to get the charm they want.
What they fail to realize is that you can add charm
to the front of a home for a lot less than that. To do it,
simply replace the basic mailbox you have hanging on
the front of your home now with something that fits
the feel of the rest of your home.
A new mailbox will cost less than $50 in most
cases. But it’ll add some much-needed charm to your
home with little effort on your part.