Boosting your curb appeal is always a fun project because there are dozens of ways to go about it, meaning you can find a smaller budget idea or a grand ambitious one – whatever suits your needs.
We’ll be looking into some of the best ways to instantly improve your curb appeal, so take notes and start planning!
“A good laugh is sunshine in the house. – William Makepeace Thackeray
The front door is often the focal point of your home’s facade, so we can do a lot to make it shine. Simply painting your front door a different bold color is already a great and cost-effective idea!
Landscaping on a whole is far too complex to cover in one go, but it’s safe to say you can completely change the look of your front yard in one fell swoop. This involves planting bushes, trees, flower beds, caring for the lawn, creating a pathway… so many possibilities!
A professional landscaper can help you by suggesting ideas that fit your home.
A pathway can be done with the help of concrete, but it doesn’t stop there – you can also use wooden boards, stones, or even a simple path created by flowers and bushes. Either way, it will make your entrance a hundred times more elegant!
Often overlooked as a way to boost your curb appeal, railings look fantastic on your front porch. They add a much needed layer of texture to your facade and create a comfort zone inside your home, without making it too overbearing.
Looking for a budget option? A new mailbox will do the trick! No big installations or additions required, simply shop for the perfect mailbox and bring it to your home for an instant improvement in curb appeal. If you can match it in some way to your current paint colors or garden layout, even better!
An overhang is great for rainy days – you can take cover under it as you’re arriving home, or even guests you’re expecting can take cover under the same conditions. But outside of the practical use, it’s a beautiful addition to your home that brings even more attention to your front door.
If you want your home to look good, then you have to invest in good lighting – and by that I don’t just mean good lights, but good light placement.
You’ve probably noticed how the same human face looks very different depending on where a light source is coming from. If light from the side at an angle, it looks natural and balanced. If lit from the top however, the light creates shadows over the eyes, which makes for a menacing look. And if lit from the bottom, it looks horrifying – which is why we often use a flashlight to recreate this classic horror look when telling stories around campfires.
Well, your home is no different. It can have the best paint job of all time, but it will not look good if lit badly. Be sure to install lights in strategic places to accent your home’s best qualities evenly and not let any important areas in complete darkness.
If you need help, talk to a professional exterior designer!
There’s no secret here: painting is a surefire way to instantly change the look of your home. If you’ve tried some things but it just doesn’t seem enough to revitalize your curb appeal, a full exterior paint job is guaranteed to do it!
Want to paint your home anew? Talk to painting professional today and find the best prices where you live!