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20 Cheap Renovations That Increase Your Home’s Value

GOBankingRates Logo By Cameron Huddleston of GOBankingRates | Slide 2 of 21: You can boost your home’s curb appeal at a small cost by painting your front door. “With a good coat of primer and a couple coats of exterior paint, your door will look new and striking at first glance,” said Dina Gibbons, home and garden design expert at  RubberMulch, an environmentally responsible mulch made from rubber.Research shows that a home’s value can increase as much as $8,000 just by updating the front door, said Gibbons. The primer should cost about $30, and paint costs between $25 and $50 for a gallon. Then, you can install a door knocker for less than $50 to add a decorative touch.Related: 11 Expensive Home-Remodeling Mistakes to Avoid

1. Paint the Front Door

You can boost your home’s curb appeal at a small cost by painting your front door. “With a good coat of primer and a couple coats of exterior paint, your door will look new and striking at first glance,” said Dina Gibbons, home and garden design expert at RubberMulch, an environmentally responsible mulch made from rubber.

Research shows that a home’s value can increase as much as $8,000 just by updating the front door, said Gibbons. The primer should cost about $30, and paint costs between $25 and $50 for a gallon. Then, you can install a door knocker for less than $50 to add a decorative touch.

Related: 11 Expensive Home-Remodeling Mistakes to Avoid

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