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If the curb appeal of your home has lost its luster don’t fret. We are sharing three simple weekend project ideas to enhance your curb appeal and get it ready for the busy spring selling season. The best part? You do not have to spend a lot of time or money to get an updated look.

Paint Your Front Door

Your home’s front entry is the focal point of its curb appeal. Start with a fresh coat of paint on your front door. And don’t be afraid of color! We shared a few of our favorite paint colors on our Pinterest board and a quick door painting tutorial from Daybreak resident, Jennifer Hadfield.

You can also make a small investment in new hardware, doormat and a wreath to complete the look. If you are tight on funds, you can spray paint your current hardware to give it a new look.

Add Garden Containers

Add contrast and color to your home exterior with a new garden containers. This adds a welcoming feel to any home exterior — quickly and affordably. You can buy containers that are ready-made from garden centers or create your own with your favorite plants.

Mix and match flowers and plants to suit your lighting conditions and color scheme. For most landscapes, a staggered, asymmetrical arrangement works best.

Tidy the Front Porch and Yard

It’s amazing what a little elbow grease can do for your curb appeal. Clean the windows, spray off the front porch, and remove cobwebs from your light fixtures.  The best part, this is a great project to get your kids involved with. Don’t forget to rake the leftover leaves from last fall. These suggestions may seem simple, but you will be amazed what a difference it makes as people approach your home while home shopping.

Spring is one of the busiest times for real estate, especially in Utah. If you are a homeowner planning to put your home on the market don’t wait, get started this weekend with our easy and inexpensive tips. Another thing to keep in mind is that as it warms up the inventory on the market will also increase. It is advantageous to get your home ready and listed prior. You might be surprised at how quickly your home sells if you employ our tips.
Fortunately, Daybreak has a wide selection of quick move-in homes available throughout the community, or you can begin working with one of our builders to build your dream home.