Update your home’s curb appeal with pops of color that add a cheerful touch this
time of year.
Get a Step Up with Railings
Chipped, tired railings can make a home look outdated and unkempt, but
making those pieces look new again is a relatively quick and easy project.
Keeping the railing monochromatic in a color that complements the rest of the
house’s paint and trim creates a clean look. If you want to add some variety, use
a secondary shade in the same color family and apply it to the main posts or the
Create DIY Doormats
An affordable and unique way to create a “wow” moment at your home’s entry is
to craft a DIY doormat with spray paint. A chevron pattern is an easy way to
make a statement by simply using painter’s tape and two different colors of
Put the Spotlight on Light Fixtures
Small splashes of color can go a long way, especially with a feature like exterior
light fixtures. For light fixtures to stand out against a neutral-colored home, try
spray painting them a bold hue, such as bright yellow, for a burst of color.
Refresh Patio Furniture
Over time, patio furniture loses its luster. If it’s still in good shape, you can bring
it back to life with a fresh coat of spray paint. All the angles can make it difficult
to cover every surface, so choose a product that promotes easy application.
Remember to tilt furniture back and apply color to the feet and legs for an all-
over finish that’s ready to weather the season.
This article was originally created by Eliot Ward.
Henderson Properties, REALTORS®
704-544-0253 Ext. 256