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Want To Make Some Changes? Some Home Improvements You Can Do On A Budget

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If you want to make some exterior changes around your home, there are many things you can do that will not cost you a lot of money. These things will not only look great to you but they will give your home more curb appeal. Below is some more information about this so you can get started.

Update the Garage Door

If you have a garage and it is old, you can update it without spending a lot of money. If the door is white, you can use a stain paint to make it a different color. They also have a stain that looks like faux wood. When you finish staining the door, you should put a gloss over it to help the stain last longer. This will make your garage door look new, and the stain is not expensive. You can find what you need at a home Improvement store. Follow the instructions on the stain on how to properly apply it to the surface of the garage door.

If you like the carriage garage door style, you can make a faux door in that style instead of replacing it to save a lot of money. As you likely know, carriage garage doors can be very expensive. These faux doors will give you the same look for a fraction of the cost. This door even has fake windows that look completely real to a passerby.

Plant a Flower Garden

If you want beautiful landscaping, you do not have to hire a landscape contractor. Instead, you can do a few small things that will make a big impact. For example, add a flower garden to give your yard a pop of color.

If you do not have a green thumb, you can still have beautiful flowers. Do this by choosing flowers that are easy to care for. For example, the Black-eyed Susan and Purple Coneflower almost grow on their own. They do not require a lot of water and can withstand summer heat. They can grow up to three feet, however, so keep this in mind when planting them. Both flowers are perennials so you buy them once and can enjoy them year after year.

The vinca flower, which is an annual, is another flower that is easy to care for. This flower spreads low to the ground, does not require a lot of water, and does well in high heat. It is available in a variety of colors, such as purple, white, pink, deep cranberry, and blue, so you should find something to go well in your flower garden.

Once you finish these two things you can continue making small changes outside, such as painting your front door, painting your mailbox, and much more.

For more information, contact local professionals like AAA Garage Door, Inc.