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5 Great Tips For Improving Your Home’s Curb Appeal

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Developing your home’s exterior look is a project worth embarking on, as it increases its value and overall appearance. It also boosts your chances of getting a buyer for your home, should you decide to move out. A Washington Post research study indicated that 87% of home buyers rely on pictures when house hunting. For this reason, you should keep a neat exterior to appeal to potential buyers. Are you looking to improve your curb appeal? Here are some tips worth trying.

  • Plant colorful flowers

Flowers are an inexpensive yet elegant addition to your home’s exterior. Not only do they exude vibrancy and add aesthetic value, but they also appeal to your guests’ senses. Besides, they’re eco-friendly and increase your home’s value. You can incorporate different types and colors for a brighter feel. You could also go green if you’re not keen on vibrant hues. You may want to plant more perennials as they reduce the amount of work you’d do in later years. It will also be prudent to opt for potted plants if you have a front porch.

  • Fix your roof 

Your roof does more than protect your household from the elements and provides insulation for energy efficiency. It accounts for over half of your home’s visual exterior and contributes to its overall appearance. A problem in your roof might reduce your energy efficiency, cost you money, and reduce your home value. Therefore, it’s prudent to inspect and fix every problem immediately. While you can address minor issues, you might need the services of roofing experts for more significant damages.

  • Paint your exterior

Sometimes, your home exterior only needs a fresh coat of paint to revive its beauty. Besides, it’s a cost-effective way to improve your outdoor space and you can unleash your imagination to give your home a sophisticated feel. You can start by painting your fence and your front door for a brand-new look. You may also paint your mailbox and planters to add some color to your outdoor space. Additionally, you can transform your garage doors and shutters from dull to elegant with a fresh coat of paint. Suppose you’re not familiar with DIY painting. In that case, you can enlist the service of professional painters to refurbish your home.

  • Embrace lighting fixtures 

Looking for ways to wow your visitors and passers-by with your home at night? Then landscape lighting fixtures are the perfect solution. You can use them in creative ways that highlight your home’s best features and secure your property. For instance, you can install up lights to accentuate your architectural design or downlights for a moonlight effect. You may also go energy efficient by using outdoor solar lights and illuminate your walkways with small light globes.

  • Pressure clean your home exterior

Dirt, grime, and mold can dim your building’s brightness while giving it an unkempt look. What’s more, it can be hazardous to your health, should mold seep into your home. For these reasons, you should pressure wash your house, and see the instant change it brings. However, it’s best to employ the services of pressure washing experts if it’s on a larger scale to reduce damages to your property.

As stated by real estate investor, Jason Cohen, your curb appeal is vital if you wish to sell your home for a reasonable price. Hopefully, these tips will help improve your outdoor space and increase your home’s value.


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Kaya Wittenburg

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Kaya Wittenburg is the Founder and CEO of Sky Five Properties. Since the age of 10, real estate has been deeply ingrained into his thoughts. With world-class negotiation and deal-making skills, he brings a highly impactful presence into every transaction that he touches.

He is here to help you use real estate as a vehicle to develop your own personal empire and feel deeply satisfied along the way. If you have an interest in buying, selling or renting property in South Florida, contact Kaya today.

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