A Little Goes a Long Way
Boosting curb appeal doesn’t have to be costly or time consuming. Along with maintaining landscaping, choosing simple additions like a trendy rocking chair, a stylish outdoor rug, and fresh house numbers can go a long way. We’ve rounded up a solid list of easy-to-install products from Home Depot that will have passersby turning their heads in no time.
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1. Perennial Plants
Perennials add a pop of color that feels fresh and brightens the exterior of the home. Home Depot is the place to go for that endless summer look. And perennials have staying power in a lawn or garden bed. This hydrangea plant offers beautiful pink and purple blooms.
Get the Endless Summer Bloomstruck Hydrangea Plant at The Home Depot for $30.23.
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Placing shutters on the exterior of a home adds charm, style and dimension. These shutters feature a realistic wood grain texture, and are engineered of durable materials to withstand the elements. The hidden fastener of each shutter ensures screws remain out of sight to boost visual appeal.
Get the Ply Gem Board and Batten Shutters at The Home Depot for $84.25 per pair.
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3. Window Box
Add simple elegance with a stylish window box. When filled with colorful annual flowers, the box will instantly draw the eye to the exterior of the home. Mount the box beneath a window, or place it on the edge of the porch or patio. The built-in water reservoir on this box cuts down on maintenance time and keeps flowers healthy.
Get the Fairfield Self-Watering Window Box at The Home Depot for $169.99.
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4. Solar Path Lights
Light up the night with solar path lights. They add an elegant touch to a home by brightening the pathway and illuminating the gorgeous array of landscaping around it. And with solar lights, you save energy and money—no need for an electrical hookup or cord. These lights are unique, sturdy and make a pretty pattern on the pathway.
Get the Hampton Bay Landscape Path Lights 10-pack at The Home Depot for $109.
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5. Outdoor Area Rug
Bringing typical indoor aesthetics like an area rug to the outdoors grounds a space while elevating it with style. This outdoor area rug is great for the patio, with its vibrant colors, tropical design, and extremely durable construction.
Get the 8 ft. by 10 ft. Hampton Bay Palm Blue Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug at The Home Depot for $168.89.
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6. House Numbers
House numbers can make or break a home’s curb appeal. Outdated, rusted letters undoubtedly downgrade the appearance of the home. Replace old, worn signs with aged bronze digits that offer timeless, bold elegance. This option also comes with a screw-in design that’s ideal for flush mount application.
Get the Everbilt 6 in. Bronze Screw-On House Numbers at The Home Depot for $11.50 each.
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7. Charming Rocking Chair
A rocking chair on the patio is an inviting scene passersby will appreciate. This rocking chair combines style with charm, and features an acacia wood frame as well a long-lasting teak finish. The diamond lattice backrest and open-slat seat add dimension and design.
Get the Hampton Bay Willow Glen Rocking Chair at The Home Depot for $143.35.
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8. Hanging Planters
Hanging planters add a whimsical vibe to the home, as they slightly sway in the breeze while flowers and plants flutter delicately. This charming hanging planter has a 12-inch diameter, has a drain hole and plastic liner, and is made of durable, weather-resistant wicker.
Get the Cambridge Brown Resin Wicker Hanging Planter at The Home Depot for $52.54.
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9. Wall-Mounted Mailbox
Not just any mailbox will do! Find one that screams style to accent the exterior of the home and boost curb appeal. This wall-mounted mailbox features a funky-fun blue that will stand out beautifully against a neutral exterior.
Get the Architectural Mailboxes Marina Blue Small Steel Wall Mount Mailbox at The Home Depot for $19.
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10. Outdoor Sconce
Outdoor lighting adds appeal by creating an inviting environment as the sun sets. An outdoor sconce lights up the exterior of the home while lighting up the outdoors for safe nighttime fun. This beautiful barn light adds rustic-meets-modern appeal that will look great with nearly any exterior.
Get the Hampton Bay Black Barn Light Wall Mount Sconce at The Home Depot for $39.97.
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11. Landscape Edging
Fancy an English cottage garden vibe in your yard? Enhance your landscape with a standout edging like this unique option. This ecologically sustainable edging is easy to install, and looks stunning defining pathways or flower beds.
Get the MGP Woven Willow Edging at The Home Depot for $36.22 per 4-foot section.
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12. Rustic Barrel Planter
Add rustic charm to the home with a beautiful, big barrel filled with flowers. This wooden planter will look stunning with vibrant flowers like petunias or mums packing the planter in purple, white, pink, and yellow hues.
Get the White Oak Wood Whisky Barrel at The Home Depot for $42.98.
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Prices are accurate as of July 8, 2022.
If you have the money to hire a handyman for every household woe, go ahead. But if you want to hang on to your cash and exercise some self-sufficiency, check out these clever products that solve a million and one little problems around the house. Go now!