• Before: Unfortunate Fixer-Upper

    This nearly 100-year-old home certainly looked its age. While the homeowners began many projects, none were finished, leaving Curb Appeal host John Gidding left to clean up this outdated home bogged…   See the Image

  • After: Stately Style

    Published 02/28/14 in Houses
    After: Stately Style

    The green paint color, wider window framing and bright red front door create a lively home entrance. Homeowners Melanie Mora and Kris Wong especially love the new portico, which adds more dramatic…   See the Image

  • Before: Messy Manor

    Published 02/28/14 in Houses
    Before: Messy Manor

    This house's lack of color and overgrown landscaping found it lost among a neighborhood of Oakland, Calif., homes. After hearing the family history behind the house, HGTV's Curb Appeal host and…   See the Image

  • Before: Dusty and Dull

    Published 02/28/14 in Houses
    Before: Dusty and Dull

    Curb Appeal designer John Gidding was determined to create a style for this drab house. Crumbling brick stairs and a complete lack of landscaping were causing this home to be left in the dust –…   See the Image

  • After: High-Style Hacienda

    Published 02/28/14 in Houses
    After: High-Style Hacienda

    The contrasting brown hues and added trim help to define the front entry. Window moldings and splashes of color in the stair and flower bed tiles bring a sophisticated Spanish flair to the home's…   See the Image

  • Craftsman Curb Appeal: Use Period Furniture

    The right furniture can give visitors or potential buyers an excellent first, and probably lasting, impression. Jon Lichterman of Rodeo Realty suggests adding Craftsman or Arts and Crafts-style…   See the Image

  • Craftsman Curb Appeal: Use New Materials

    A cheerful boating community called River Dunes located on the intercoastal waterway near New Bern, NC, used materials from AZEK on their exterior surfaces like trim, mouldings, porch and…   See the Image

  • Craftsman Curb Appeal: Go High Tech

    Most of the white you see on this home in the harbor community of River Dunes, NC, is AZEK trim and mouldings, which doesn’t require painting for protection and makes it so you never have to worry…   See the Image

  • Craftsman Curb Appeal: Consider Your Front Door

    A bold color or a rich stain on an interesting front door can create a positive feeling about a home even before you head inside. This uniquely designed front door helped John Barrentine…   See the Image

  • Craftsman Curb Appeal: Paint With Pops of Color

    John Barrentine and Chuck Marquardt of the RED Real Estate Group recently sold this stunning Craftsman in Los Angeles' Hancock Park neighborhood, and affirm that the discerning use of color,…   See the Image