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How to Upgrade Your Front Porch?

Everyone wants their house to have great curb appeal, and that means having a cute front porch. If you aren’t happy with the way your porch looks currently, there are many things you can do to improve its appearance. Use these three tips to get started.

Use Flowers to Add Pops of Color

Flowers add a lot of color and personality to any porch. You need to choose the types of flowers that thrive in your region and yard conditions. Plant them in window boxes or a hanging geometric plant holder. Remember to water them daily and make sure they get enough sun so they can thrive.

Add a Fresh Coat of Paint

Fresh paint can revitalize any room and the same is true for your front porch. Neutral colors often look best, but don’t be afraid to get creative with different hues that coordinate with the colors of your shutters and front door. Consider painting your porch navy blue or pastel green for a unique aesthetic.

Dress Up Your Front Door

While a plain front door looks fine, dressing it up is a good way to improve the appearance of your front porch. Trying painting it to match the porch or use a cute door hanger to add some personality. You can find seasonal door hangers to celebrate holidays or everyday ones that work all year long.

Giving your front porch a makeover takes some time and effort, but it can transform the exterior of your house and drastically boost curb appeal. You don’t have to spend a lot of money on a lot of small decorations that will have little impact on the appearance of your porch. Focus on these bigger improvements that pack more punch so you can boost the appearance of your porch with less money. Use these three strategies to get started.