17 Apr 5 Ways to Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal
Your home only gets one chance to make a first impression on a potential buyer or renter. That first moment plays a huge role in their judgment of the home, so it is vital to get it right. The good news is that there are a few easy and efficient ways to boost your property’s curb appeal.
1. Clean and Trim the Landscape
The lawn surrounds the home and generally takes up a lot of space, which means that it is one of the first things someone will notice. A good landscaping team can use nature to frame the house to accentuate its appearance — even a small upgrade can make a big difference. It is best to trim the lawn and prune the trees to make everything look neat and tidy, rather than leaving a sloppy appearance to reflect poorly on the property.
2. Paint and Seal the Deck
People love sitting on a good deck, so they tend to take a close look at them. Unfortunately, decks take a beating from the elements over time, but a little maintenance will go a long way. Most of them only require a fresh coat of paint and sealant to look new and turn an eyesore into an amenity.
3. Update the Door
People always get a good look at the door as they step into the building. Doors also stand out from a distance, because they break up the appearance of the walls. It is quick and easy to maintain or paint a door since they are so small, so the benefits significantly outweigh the cost in this case.
4. Improve the Lighting
Bright lighting naturally draws the eye. Designers use it to direct the attention of viewers to the most attractive parts of the house and distract them from the bits that need a little more work. It can also be a useful safety feature and amenity in areas where people tend to go outside at night.
5. Do a Deep Clean
We can all agree that a clean home is more appealing than a dirty one. When used correctly, a pressure washer can be one of the most powerful tools for improving a space. Blasting off dirt and grime may not seem like a big change, but it truly make the entire space look more appealing.
It can require quite a bit of work to make a home look its best, but we’re here to help. Contact us today to get the job done.