This makeover highlights the problems with the original facade of this red-brick suburban house, and addresses them with five strategic renovation ideas done in under a week – and for about 00 total.
Originally, the remnants of a broken steel fence were all that separated the front yard from the nature strip.
In your case, we also need to work in with the cream window joinery, so it does get a little tricky.
However, I’d recommend a medium-dark grey such as Dulux Klute for the front door, garage door, fascia and front porch support posts and we will tackle the “cream” issue in another way.
Buyers are notoriously harsh judges and are often spoilt for choice.
That’s why street appeal is so critical, and a quick exterior renovation can add considerable value to your home.
They can even put big projects, like adding on a new porch, within reach.
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.Creating a driveway adds value to the property, and prevents cars from driving up and parking on the front lawn – never a good look.The driveway has parking space for two cars and was made with compacted gravel finished with two coats of Pour-On resin, a DIY product that is a fraction of the cost of laying a concrete driveway.The good news is that you don't have to spend a bundle to enjoy a happy trip up your walkway.Budget-friendly shortcuts, such as reusing old hardware or choosing high-quality replicas of expensive materials—plus some good old sweat equity—can lead to major transformations.