Friday, April 24, 2020

8 Easy Tricks To Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is usually refers to a house you’re trying to sell. It means making your house appealing from the outside, to attract potential buyers. Curb appeal doesn’t have to be just for a house on the market though. You can use some of the same tricks for your home to make it look great from the outside, so your home looks beautiful when you get home. 
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1. Trim the hedges and shrubs
This is one of the simplest ways to make the outside of your house look tidier and prettier. Trim back any overgrown shrubs and hedges to get them looking neat and tidy. A tidy front garden makes a great impression from the street. 

2. Add some planters
Buy some big plant pots and plant them up with some flowers and greenery. This is a great way to add some color and interest to the front of your house. Pots by the front door look cheerful and welcoming. You could use hanging baskets too for the same effect. 

3. Clean the windows
If the windows are smeared and dirty, then your house isn’t going to look that great. Keep the windows clean to keep your house looking smart. If you don’t want to wash the windows yourself, pay a window cleaning company to do it for you. 

4. Add color to the front door
Painting the front door will look bright and appealing from the road and will add some fun to your day when you get home. Choose whatever color you like. Don’t be afraid to go for something bright, as these colors will look great against the greenery. 

5. Hang a seasonal wreath
A wreath for the front door doesn’t have to just be for Christmas. Seasonal wreaths have become very fashionable, and it’s easy to find beautiful ones made from seasonal plants and decorated with items like fruit, Easter eggs, or Halloween decorations. Buy a range for different seasons, and decorate the door all year round. 

6. Add porch seating
If you have a front porch with enough space, add some seating. A porch swing, a bench, or a pair of chairs with a small table looks welcoming whenever someone is approaching the house. It also gives you a great spot to enjoy a comfortable spot to enjoy a cup of coffee and watch the neighborhood go by. 

7. Make your entryway welcoming

A well-decorated entryway, whether porch or front steps, makes your house look much nicer and will greet visitors in the right way. Keep your front door’s paint fresh, or replace it with one of the best looking front doors you can find if you want a complete change of style, keep the area clean and tidy, add some cheerful potted plants, and keep your door’s hard-way clean. A friendly doormat is a good addition too. 

8. Light up the outside
Outdoor lighting not only looks good but makes your home safer and more secure too. Automatic lights are convenient when you come home at night to help you reach the door without tripping, and will also put off any would-be burglars approaching the house. Add some lamps and your house will be ready to welcome you home.