AD|Whether you’re looking to sell your house or give it a much needed refresh, there’s nothing more important than your homes exterior. In fact many guests or passerbys will associate the condition of the exterior with how your home looks on the inside!
It’s all about curb appeal. Which can be vital should you ever decide to put your home on the market. So if you’re looking for some inspiration here are some easy ideas for improving your home’s exterior, and to help you achieve your dream home. 🏠
A tired looking driveway with broken paving slabs is not only dangerous but also reflects negatively on your home. So, replace the broken ones and tidy up any weeds that may be growing through the cracks. Or better yet replace all the slabs with a new design.
If you’re on a budget however, a high pressure washer can help make the driveway look cleaner by removing built up dirt, and give it a new lease of life.
Front Door and Windows 🏚
After walking up the driveway, your front door and windows are often the first elements a visitor will see. If yours are looking tired or worn, and aren’t offering adequate insulation it’s the perfect time to replace them.
Choose a look and a style that complements your home, and remember that they don’t have to be plain white. There are a wide range of colours to choose from, but if you’re looking for a more cost effective option paint or updating the hardware (such as knockers, handles and letter plates) can be a great way to give your home a refresh.
A well-maintained garden will show your visitors your house is loved and well cared for. While an untidy garden can reflect negatively on your home; suggesting the interior is unkept.
While thinking about how you’d like to landscape your garden, lighting, sculptures or water features can also be great items to consider. They can offer a unique feel to the garden and allow you to show off your personality.
If gardening isn’t your fortay, potted plants or hanging baskets can be great alternatives to flower beds, requiring less maintenance. Also make sure your lawn is mowed regulary (if you have one).
A conservatory can be a great way to add more space to your home while increasing the property value too. With companies such as St Helens Windows creating bespoke conservatories* you can find the perfect design to suit your lifestyle.
From dining rooms to games rooms there are so many reasons to install a conservatory in your home. For me there’s nothing more relaxing than sitting on a wicker armchair enjoying the view from our garden.
Fencing and gates
There’s nothing worse than rusting gates or rotten fences. Not only do they suggest a lack of maintenance but also a lack of security within the property.
Consider repairing or replacing any loose/damaged fence panels and gates. Or paint them if they’re in good condition but full of chips.
How do you improve your home’s exterior? Have you tried any of the methods here? Share your tips in the comments. 😊
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