Curb appeal is a hard thing to describe for many people. However, it is easy to notice in a home. Curb appeal is so important that it can determine whether a home sells or not. Whether you are looking to perk up your home or are planning to put it on the market, it is important to beautify its exterior. Use these curb appeal tips from our previous posts to ensure your home stops traffic.
Round Up Ideas: Our Best Curb Appeal Tips
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Modernize the Front Door
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The front door can beautify or deface your home. While it is small in size, it has a big impact. If you have a big budget, you can replace your current door with a wood door. A wood door is stylish, durable, and commands attention. If you can’t afford to buy a new door, paint the current one a bright color. Its color should contrast beautifully with the façade. Our post on 3 Simple Ways to Add Curb Appeal to your Outdoor Home gives insightful tips.
Make the Walkway Tidy
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As home buyers come to see your home, they use the walkway. Unless you want them to remember your walkway for its unattractiveness, do not neglect it. Spend a little time and money to repair the cracked asphalt and uneven stones. You can even remove the stones and replace them with gravel. Ensure buyers do not trip as they walk up to your home by using these 10 Tips to Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal.
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Flowers can brighten up an exterior in a way no other thing can. They draw attention to themselves and make spaces more beautiful. If you are planting flowers in the cold season, choose perennials and biennials like asters, purple cornflowers, and foxgloves. In our post titled 4 Easy Ways to Create Fall Curb Appeal, we give tips for creating seasonal curb appeal.
Create a Centerpiece in Your Yard
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Your yard takes up a large part of your exterior and captures attention without even trying. Therefore, you should integrate a showpiece in the space to wow your visitors. You can add a pond, a water feature, or manicure the lawn. No question about it, everyone who sees it will be impressed. This blog post on How to Enhance Your Curb Appeal for Under $100 gives you inexpensive tips.
These curb appeal tips will come in handy when you’re updating your exterior. If you are selling your home, they might help you to get a very good offer. Put yourself in the buyer’s shoes and you’ll be sure to create a striking exterior.
What other curb appeal tips do you have?