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Add curb appeal to your home

Get the best-looking house on the block and ratchet up its value wiith smart exterior upgrades. From This Old House Magazine.

Upgrade garage doors
Upgrade garage doors
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Project Particulars

Garage: Replacing the existing white-painted doors with a redwood carriage-house pair - at a cost of $5,000 - helps unite the look of the honey-hued rafter tails and entry door.

The divided lights, recessed paneling and black iron hardware on the garage doors also echo those on the entry.

Value Added: 10 percent

Porch
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Porch
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Palette
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Palette
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Rowhouse
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Rowhouse
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Garage
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Garage
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Pavers
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Pavers
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