HOME & LIVING
02/18/2014 04:09 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

6 Stunning Home Exterior Makeovers You Have To See To Believe (BEFORE & AFTER PHOTOS)

Adding curb appeal to one's home is far easier said than done. Which is, perhaps, why it's so much more fun to look at other people's exterior makeovers. Here are six incredible before-and-afters that will have you mentally reconfiguring every house you see in your neighborhood.

BEFORE:
A
In Decatur, Georgia that's the very definition of "fixer upper."
AFTER:
The home was gorgeously restored to its 1920s roots.
BEFORE:
A
in Oakland, California that feels a bit like a fortress.
Photo by Scott Hargis
AFTER:
Bigger windows, better color and an overall modern look that better fits the neighborhood.
Photo by Peter Lyons
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in Millbrook, New York that doesn't exactly make a memorable impression.
Photo by David Beckwith
AFTER:
An impressive Greek Revival-style estate that stands out against the sweeping landscape.
Photo by David Beckwith
Project by Beckwith Group
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that's seen better days in Dallas, Texas.
AFTER:
A gorgeous restoration that highlights the property's unique character.
BEFORE:
A
in need of a little TLC.
AFTER:
Fresh paint makes this adorable home good as new.
BEFORE:
A typical (but spacious)
in North Wilmington, Delaware.
AFTER:
New siding, architectural details and a handsome color palette makes this home truly stand out.
Photo by Chip Riegel Photography
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