Feb 26 2024
Maxx Klein

Trends in Exterior Makeovers

The curb appeal game often gets stuck in a rut of predictable exterior makeovers: fresh paint, new landscaping, maybe a porch swing. But in 2024, it’s time to push the boundaries and unleash the unexpected in your exterior design. Forget the cookie-cutter facades and let’s embrace audacious materials, unique textures, and bold pops of color that make your home a showstopper on the block. 

Trend #1: Material Remix – Metal-morphosis Awaits 

Step aside, vinyl siding! This year, it’s all about mixing and matching unexpected materials for a truly eye-catching facade. Think sleek metal panels contrasting with warm wood accents, or exposed brick walls peeking through vibrant painted sections. A recent survey by Houzz found a 32% increase in searches for mixed material exteriors, showcasing the growing love for this daring trend. (Source: Houzz 2023 US Home Trends Report) 

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Trend #2: Textural Symphony – Let Your Walls Sing 

Forget flat facades, 2024 is all about adding dimension and depth to your exterior makeover. Embrace textured wall treatments like slatted wood panels, rustic stone veneer, or even geometric concrete tiles. Don’t be afraid to play with contrasting textures for a visually captivating effect. Remember, balance is key, so avoid overwhelming the eye with too much clutter. 

Trend #3: Color Pop Revolution – Ditch the Beige, Dive into the Rainbow 

Gone are the days of beige and gray dominating every neighborhood. This year, it’s time to inject some personality into your curb appeal with bold color choices. Don’t shy away from rich blues, deep greens, or even statement-making reds! A recent study by Zillow found that homes with unique exterior colors sell 5% faster and for 6% more than their beige counterparts. (Source: Zillow 2023 Home Color and Design Trends Report) 

Trend #4: Exterior Makeover Sustainability Spotlight – Go Green, Stay Chic 

Eco-conscious choices extend beyond the kitchen in 2024. Consider sustainable materials like reclaimed wood siding, recycled brick pavers, or green roofs with living plants. These not only add aesthetic appeal but also contribute to a smaller carbon footprint. Remember, sustainability is becoming increasingly important to homeowners, with a 2022 survey by the National Association of Realtors finding that 73% of buyers are willing to pay more for homes with green features. (Source: National Association of Realtors 2022 Buyer and Seller Trends Report) 

Trend #5: Lighting Alchemy – Let Your Exterior Glow 

Transform your home into a nighttime masterpiece with strategic outdoor lighting. Play with hanging lanterns, spotlight architectural details, or create a welcoming path with illuminated walkways. Don’t forget the power of smart lighting for added convenience and security. 

Bonus Tip:

Professional help is your secret weapon! Architects and designers can help you navigate zoning regulations, choose compatible materials, and create a cohesive design that seamlessly blends with your neighborhood.

Remember, your exterior makeovers project is a chance to tell the story of your home and express your unique personality. So, ditch the boring beige and embrace the boldness, the unexpected, and the sustainable. Watch your neighborhood heads turn (in a good way!) and enjoy the newfound confidence your transformed exterior brings!

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