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8 resources to boost your home's resale value with curb appeal.

By emily.bailey

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Curb appeal inspiration | Schlage

Spring is the perfect time of year to give the front of your home a little care and attention. Here are a few of our favorite resources to help spark your next great idea and give your front entry a new life.

 

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According to the 2020 Cost vs. Value report from Hanley Wood, your home's curb appeal actually plays a major role in its resale value. Spring is the perfect time of year to give the front of your home a little care and attention. Below are a few of our favorite resources to help spark your next great idea and give your front entry a new life.
8 curb appeal resources for inspiration.

1. HGTV

No matter what home project you may have on your mind, HGTV has a gallery to help you get started. Their front door inspiration gallery is full of ideas from paint colors and door hardware to welcome mats and planters. If you're not sure where to begin or which products you'd like best, this gallery is a great place to start.

2. Houzz

Whether you have a vision in mind or aren't sure where to begin, Houzz is a great resource for finding the right inspiration for your personal style. With its endless gallery of home decor photos and product recommendations, you're sure to find what you need. If after exploring you're still at a loss, visit the Stories & Advice section of Houzz and let its community of home owners and designers help you decide where to begin.

3. Build.com

Build.com has become an all-in-one resource for projects up any homeowner’s alley. Visit their Learning Center for buying and DIY guides, design inspiration and product spotlights. You’ll find everything you need to upgrade your curb appeal with entryway and outdoor living décor help.

4. Lowe's

Our friends at Lowe's regularly share useful tips and inspiration for home and garden. Find all the inspiration and tutorials you need to create a welcoming outdoor space, from planters and flower arrangements to tables and outdoor accessories on their DIY Projects and Ideas page.

5. Terrain

If you're looking to add a special touch to your curb appeal, Terrain is the perfect stop for unique planters and interesting arrangements. Find all the accessories you need to make a good first impression.

6. The Home Depot

With its large resource of how-to guides and tutorials, The Home Depot is the perfect resource for anything you need to know about your next outdoor project. Learn to make a unique address display or find out what you need to know before you purchase outdoor power equipment.

7. Wayfair

If you’re looking to stir the creative juices, Wayfair has a huge collection of sample rooms and outdoor spaces. They also show you exactly what you need to buy if you want to replicate that look. In addition to outdoor furniture and accessories, you can also search for ideas for the entire home by room, color, different styles like Boho Chic or even by celebrity.

8. DIY Network

DIY Network is one of our favorite go-to sites for when we want to get our hands a little dirty but aren’t quite sure how to pull off a project. One of the best parts is that they have step-by-step instructions for nearly any task from gardening to carpentry and stonework to upcycling crafts.

 

What are your go-to resources for curb appeal advice and inspiration? Let us know on Twitter or spark more ideas at Pinterest.

 

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