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Improve Your Kerb Appeal with These Five Remedies

Your kerb appeal is important, and not just when you want to sell your home. Improving your kerb appeal can make you feel better about your home, make you prouder of it, and can also improve your neighbourhood. Kerb appeal is also very easy to achieve, meaning that you can improve your home in a single afternoon, or take on larger projects to completely transform your home. These five remedies are a great start for anyone, and can instantly refresh and improve your kerb appeal:

  • A Fresh Coat of Paint

A fresh coat of paint on your exterior walls will do wonders when it comes to improving your kerb appeal. Choose a colour that is complementary to the neighbourhood, and one that is easy to clean. White, though striking, can easily become dirty and requires more maintenance than a darker colour. Regardless of what colour you choose, however, you should aim to clean your exterior walls once a year at least, that way your home will stay pristine.

If you love the natural brick of your home, then there are other ways to freshen it up without painting. Rent out a power washer and blast the dirt away. If you’re not confident in using one, then there are likely local companies for hire who can do the job for you.

  • New Doors and Windows

There are many ways to improve the look of your exterior, and one of them is improving or replacing your doors and windows. If you have rotting, single-pane windows, it’s time to upgrade them. If, on the other hand, the only issue is that the paint is chipping, sand it down and repaint them. Being proud of your house siding ideas means being proud of how it looks, and improving or upgrading these key features are great ways to improve the look and function of your home.

  • Improve Your Gardens

Your garden opportunities don’t just begin and end with the back garden. Put effort into the front of your home for optimal effect. This could mean having potted plants, or it could mean really putting effort into the space you have with an outdoor pond from Water Garden. It depends on how much space you have, and what kind of neighbourhood you live in. The effort, however, will be greatly appreciated by all your neighbours.

  • Add Exterior Decorations

From hanging flower baskets to little, weather-proof decorations, there are many ways you can add extra flair to your home. Try adding flower baskets outside of your upstairs windows as well to bring the greenery and colour up along your home.

  • Keep it Clean

Regardless of whether your front garden is concrete, or it’s an urban jungle, you need to keep it clean. This means weeding the stubborn plants that break through the cracks. It means keeping it clear of garbage and clutter, and it means putting effort into the plants you have out front. It also means wiping down your front door and windows, so that dirt doesn’t build up.

Having great kerb appeal means you love the look of your home and you are proud of it, so use these tips to achieve a great exterior with little effort.

By Emily