How To Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal
The exterior of your home is an important part of your property. It’s what people see first and what can help ensure your house makes a good first impression with visitors and passersby.
If your curb appeal is lacking currently, then be glad to know there are tips you can apply that will help you boost and improve it for the better.
Get inspiration from these ideas and take the time to look around your neighborhood and see what you like and want to replicate at your property.
Remove Dirt & Grime from Surfaces
A clean home is a happy and beautiful home. Therefore, improve your home’s curb appeal by removing dirt and grime from surfaces such as your driveway, walkways, and your home’s exterior.
It’s a job that you may want to leave up to the professionals to handle so it’s done right and looks as good as possible.
Consider hiring a high pressure cleaning service that can come and remove stains and buildup, so your home looks attractive from the outside.
Replace an Old Mailbox
You may be overlooking a simple yet effective way to boost your home’s curb appeal and that’s replacing or updating an old mailbox.
You use your mailbox almost daily and everyone sees it so you may as well take the time to ensure it looks nice.
If you don’t want to spend the money on a brand new one then consider updating and painting it yourself.
Be sure to check if there are any city or neighborhood rules or guidelines you must follow when it comes to the look and style of your mailbox.
Decorate Your Front Porch
Another way to boost your home’s curb appeal is to decorate your front porch. There are many ways to make it more beautiful and appealing, so don’t be afraid to use your creativity and make it look unique.
Consider painting your front door a bold hue that will add a pop of color and putting out small pieces of furniture.
Add charm with a door wreath and install a new door handle to complete the look. Also, add an area rug, hang plants or display planters, and make sure the nearby beds are neat and tidy.
Now might also be a good time to install new house numbers that look modern and are easy to read.
Spruce up Your Landscaping
You can improve your home’s curb appeal by taking the time to spruce up your landscaping and get it ready for summer.
Take good care of your lawn by cutting it regularly and finding ways to get rid of any weeds. Trim your trees and bushes and pick up any twigs or leaves you see lying around.
Add plants and flowers around your front porch area and driveway to make it look inviting and welcoming.
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In addition to maintaining your greenery, think about how you can spruce up your landscaping with lighting.
Add lights along walkways or pathways and replace old fixtures near the front door and garage.
So, if you’re looking to sell your home soon, make sure you use these tips to improve your home’s curb appeal.
Do you have any tips on how to improve your home’s curb appeal?
Let me know, til then—cheers m’deres!
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Nancy Polanco is a freelance journalist, lifestyle content creator, and editor of Whispered Inspirations. She is a proud Mom to Gabby and Michaela, and wife to Darasak. They all share her insatiable wanderlust, enjoyment of good food, and sharing their adventures with the world. Nancy is a contributor to the Huffington Post, TODAY’s Parents, and an Oprah Magazine Brand Ambassador.