Curb Appeal!

Curb Appeal!

iStock_000000628779SmallWhat is curb appeal? While this term encompasses a variety of aspects it is essentially the way a home is seen from the street. A home’s curb appeal will either help or hinder its value, and therefore needs to be handled and cared for carefully and correctly. The right curb appeal embraces everything from your front door to your mailbox and with a little faith these following tips will transform your curb appeal and improve the value of your home.

1.)   Freshen Up Your Front Door: A great place to start when it comes to improving your home’s curb appeal is to freshen up your front door. Your front door will say a lot about your home and you want to be sure that it is making a great impression. However, you don’t necessarily need to go out and buy a new one sometimes a fresh pant job can have a similar effect.

2.)   Decorate Your Entry In Seasonal Style: Another great idea for improving your curb appeal is to decorate and design your entry in seasonal style. This will help you create a very warm and welcoming feeling around your entry which will develop some really desirable curb appeal for your home.

3.)   Try Utilizing Planters And Containers: When your landscaping needs some upgrading consider utilizing a few planters and containers to really deliver a punch. With some strategic placement and the right flowers you can really deliver some fantastic curb appeal to your home.

4.)   Highlight Your Address: Highlight your address and blend utility with personality. Your house numbers can do so much more than just let people know what your address is. With a little imagination they can really add some appeal to your home. There are a variety of ways to spruce up and highlight your address from the place you put them to the materials and colors you use.

5.)   Give Your Mailbox A Makeover: You may not know it but a mailbox is what often helps develop the first impression people have about a home. It can either extend a warm and welcoming feeling or be a cold and unfriendly eye sore that detracts from your home’s curb appeal.Be sure to give your mailbox a makeover so that it is promoting the right impression.

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