Fypon Launches Second Annual National Curb Appeal Month in August

Jul 21, 2015, 09:40 ET from Fypon

MAUMEE, Ohio, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fypon, a leader in the synthetic millwork industry, will once again shine the spotlight on the benefits of curb appeal for the home during the Second Annual "National Curb Appeal Month" celebration in August of 2015.

The month-long focus is dedicated to helping homeowners discover ways to add value and design appeal to their home's exterior. During August, Fypon provides curb appeal tips on their Facebook and Twitter pages along with extensive curb appeal information and color advice from national color expert Kate Smith at www.fypon.com.

According to the 2015 Cost Versus Value Study* conducted by Remodeling magazine, investments in a variety of exterior home improvement projects on a midrange priced home can have solid return-on-invest for homeowners. The study reports a garage door replacement has an 88.4 percent cost versus value recoup. Other curb appeal elements with strong payback for homeowners include:

  • Manufactured Stone Veneer - 92.2 percent
  • Vinyl Siding Replacement - 80.7 percent
  • Wood Window Replacement - 78.8 percent
  • Vinyl Window Replacement - 72.9 percent
  • Roof Replacement - 71.6 percent

For tips on adding color to the home exterior, Fypon offers advice shared by color expert Kate Smith of Sensational Color.

"Strategically placed 'pops of color' on a home exterior can make a huge difference in creating positive curb appeal," says Smith. "Whether it's window boxes filled with bright red geraniums or trim pieces in a striking deep green, colorful accents really help a home stand out.

"My advice is to add 'top down' color to the home to gain a cohesive and appealing exterior. Start with the roof color, then work down to the siding, trim, doors and landscaping. The colors should all complement each other. Even if you have a sedate color scheme, there's nothing wrong with shaking up a home with a warm, welcoming color on polyurethane shutters."

About Fypon
Fypon manufactures thousands of decorative millwork elements in a variety of architectural styles to enhance the interior and exterior of homes. Each piece is crafted from tough, weather-resistant, high-performance materials that are resistant to decay, insect infestation and water damage for long-lasting beauty and low maintenance. Part of consumer products company Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS), Fypon, LLC is owned by Therma-Tru Corp. For additional information, call 800-446-3040 or visit www.fypon.com.

*The 2015 Remodeling Cost vs. Value study results are at hhttp://www.remodeling.hw.net/cost-vs-value/2015/.


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