Home Value Booster #2: Exterior Makeovers
Paint and refresh your façade for major curb appeal.
Designer Arren Williams gave his boxy 1960s-era home a new look with modern energy-efficient windows, plus a new door, house number, mailbox, light, interlocking stone and low-maintenance grasses. Save money by keeping window and door openings the existing, standard size. Painting out the front brick and fieldstone façade a dramatic dark grey simplified his exterior, too.