If you’re going to be doing any exterior home remodeling this summer, check out these ideas to get inspired! There’s everything from budget friendly backyard makeovers to tips on painting your exterior and more! Which one will you incorporate into your exterior home remodel?
Summer is the perfect time to get outdoors and work on that exterior! Whether its your backyard that you’re going to spruce up or your front yard that needs some curb appeal help, there are so many ideas!
When it comes to home improvement projects that increase your home’s value, this article lists several and many of them (7 of the 10 listed) are surprisingly on the exterior of the home – like refreshed landscaping, roofing replacement, deck & patio additions, siding replacement, new entry and garage doors, and even manufactured stone veneer.
This is proof that that exterior of your home can’t be ignored. In fact, you probably could benefit from finding some ways to incorporate some of these exterior home remodel ideas into your home. Not all of them are high budget – some are simple and budget friendly too!
Exterior Home Remodel Ideas
Simple and Affordable Backyard Makeover
l love how this simple and affordable backyard makeover turned out! They put those unused Christmas lights, leftover paint, budget friendly patio furniture & discount wood from the hardware store to completely transform their exterior backyard space. Proof that you don't need to spend a fortune when you're working on exterior home remodels!
If you know that your front door needs some paint love, you may be lost as to choosing front door paint colors or completely confused on how to paint a door. Here’s some tips for choosing your front door paint color and some tips on painting your front door.
Budget Front Porch Makeover
Here's a major DIY front porch transformation on a budget. For only $150, this DIY blogger built outdoor furniture, a new raised flower bed and wood wall art. This major project took their curb appeal from embarrassing to the envy of the neighborhood.
If you are looking for an easy to way to instantly improve curb appeal of your home, consider painting garage door! It’s a simple way to refresh the exterior of home. Here’s some helpful tips for painting garage door.
One of the biggest impact things you can do when you're tackling exterior home remodeling is paint your exterior! If you’ve been saying ” I need to paint my house exterior ” this post is for you! I’m answering all of your burning questions about painting your own house like what is the price to a paint house? and what is the best house paint?
Further Reading - We have a whole series dedicated to our exterior paint journey, check out all of the posts here!
Spray Painting Shutters for a Thrifty Exterior Transformation
When it comes to executing an exterior home remodel, a little paint can go a long ways! Updating old shutters by spray painting them is a great, inexpensive way to bring a fresh look to the exterior of your home. Visit the blog post to see the AFTER!
If you need to restore a deck, this detailed tutorial will really help you out! We’re going to show you exactly how we restored a deck that had been neglected for way too long. We also cover FAQs about deck treatment like ‘what is the best deck sealer?’ and ‘what is the best way to clean decking?’.
Further reading - Check out how the refinished deck is looking 1 year later!
From Mud Pit to Built-In Bench
What used to be a mud pit and an eyesore, is now a gorgeous built-in bench. The transformation of the deck and veranda a must-see!
First impressions are everything. If you’re looking for a simple way to add curb appeal to your home, gable decorations are the way to go. This post details the step by step tutorial for how to install gable decorations like this decorative louver.
Build a Patio Pergola Attached to the House
Build a patio pergola attached to the house to extend your living space to the yard! A DIY pergola creates a room outside for entertaining and gathering!
Looking to add curb appeal to your house? Give your skinny porch posts a makeover! This tutorial will show you how to beef up your boring porch posts and add column covers for some major curb appeal!
How to Make Faux Garage Door Windows
Sometimes an exterior home remodel can be about the little things too! This DIY blogger added DIY fake windows to her standard garage door and you can seriously not even tell that they aren't real! Best of all, this only cost her $60!
Looking to add more character to your backyard or curb appeal to your front yard? Build a wall for vertical garden pots! This easy woodworking project turns out so good!
Even something simple like swapping out the mulch in your front yard garden beds can make a huge impact! If you’re looking for a way to quickly transform your flower beds, you’ve got to see this hack! We did a flower bed transformation by adding dark mulch. You’re going to be shocked at the dramatic landscaping transformation.
Our Summer Backyard Makeover
This backyard makeover incorporates SO many fun DIY projects (like a paver & pea gravel patio, back porch with a DIY outdoor sofa, plant wall and concrete outdoor coffee table) and she has all of the step by step tutorials linked in this post!
DIY Floating Deck and Privacy Wall
Learn how to build a DIY floating deck and privacy wall! Great tutorial for this backyard makeover idea that will transform you backyard!
So many great ideas, right?!