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Handyman Connection

February 16, 2012 19:16 ET

Increasing Your Home's Curb Appeal With Handyman Connection

WINNIPEG, MB--(Marketwire - Feb 16, 2012) - Have you been wanting to change the look of your house but aren't sure what you can do to increase your curb appeal? Handyman Connection, the largest network of home repair and remodeling contractors in North America, has released a few home improvement ideas to help you enhance the street view of your home.

The front door is the gateway to your home and can often be an easy and inexpensive way to add a different dimension to your home's curb appeal. You can paint your door a different colour to accent the exterior paint on your house or you can get an entirely new door. Pick a colour that stands out from the rest of your house but a colour that also meshes well with the rest of your colour scheme.

Painting or re-painting your house is a great way to drastically alter your home's curb appeal and it may be the perfect option if you want to give your house a brand new look. Give your exterior walls some flair by picking a colour different than what was previously on your house and accentuate it by finding a nice colour for the trim as well. Don't wait too long to paint your house because that could make the job much more difficult, you should paint before the previous coat begins to show signs of wear and tear.

Fencing around your yard is a great way to increase your home's appeal. A small white-picket fence is a simple way to give your house a nice, cozy look. Putting up a fence on the sides of your yard is a practical way to increase your privacy and your curb appeal at the same time. However, you don't want to build the fence so high that you feel your front yard is a prison!

Adding a deck or a wing to your deck could be perfect if you like to spend time outside and also want to increase your home's curb appeal. Adding a wing to your deck is easier than enlarging it and gives you two areas to gather instead of one! Painting or staining your deck is crucial to adding the curb appeal you seek, so dedicate a weekend or two every other year where you or a professional handyman can make your deck look good as new!

Increasing your curb appeal can be a great way to change to look of your home, make a plan to put these projects in motion and if you need any help be sure to give your local Handyman Connection a call for a free estimate!

About Handyman Connection
Handyman Connection specializes in small to medium home improvements, repairs and remodeling jobs. All of the organization's skilled handymen have at least 10 years of professional experience. In 1993, Handyman Connection became the first company to offer franchises in its industry. There are now 88 locations across North America and Canada. For more information, visit www.handymanconnection.com or follow us at facebook.com/HandymanConnectionCorporate and twitter.com/handymancorp

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