We are supposed to get all of those emotions when we see a potential new home. The thoughts of us living there, our cars outside or on the driveway. The emotions are supposed to excite. But in the same breath, we can also feel dislike and disappointment with a potential property. This is why it’s so important to make those first impressions count. When you have your own place you want people to feel this way, especially if you are in the market to sell. With that in mind, here are some of the great ways you can get more kerb appeal.
What about the lawns?
It’s important that you take care of any exterior lawn you have, not only on the front but at the back as well. After all, any potential buyer is going to be checking out all of the outside space. Keeping a lawn maintained isn’t one of the easiest tasks you have to do, but it can make a real impact if you happen to have a wonderfully green lawn that is well maintained. So it may be worth your time to ensure that you cut the grass regularly and apply feed to give it some extra nutrients. This can really help with the condition of your lawn. However, none of that is going to work unless your lawn is watered regularly. This is where a water sprinkler system could come in handy.
Is there anything taking away the wow factor?
When we want people to approach our homes, we want them to feel happy and excited about it. We want them to think wow, no matter how big or small it is. The first impression counts for a lot, but sometimes properties can have big trees overhanging bushes that have overgrown. This is when you may need to look into tree removal to add a bit of life back to the front of your home. This might also stop shadows and allow more natural light to get inside your home so it could be very effective.
How about adding some colour?
Now that you have cleared everything away, taken care of the exterior and looked after your lawns, it’s time to dress the exterior of your home with a bit of colour. Flowers and shrubbery are a great way to do this. If you have the space, why not add a flower bed in line with your lawn. You can plant some amazing little flowers that could give the exterior home that kerb appeal you are looking for. Other things to consider would be pots lined up outside your home filled with beautiful plants, or baskets that hang down filled with cute flowers and leaves. All of which can just give the exterior of your home that extra wow factor.
Give your home that white picket fence feel
Finally, many people like the idea of the white picket fence border of your home. But while that isn’t always possible, why not consider adding a fence or border to your home. It separates your home from the rest of the properties on the street. It could just finish the whole look off.
Let’s hope these tips help to improve the kerb appeal of your home.
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