First impressions are everything, and that’s why it’s so important to be sure the exterior of your home makes a statement. Updating the exterior of your home can significantly increase its curb appeal to make it the envy of all your neighbours, friends and family. From reworking the garden to feature more greenery to having your drive repaved, there are plenty of ways that you can improve the look of your home. Whether you have the cash to make bold changes or just want to spruce things up a little, these handy tips will help you achieve the “wow” factor.
Garage doors are susceptible to fading and dirt build up meaning the ultimate way to overhaul the look of your home is to replace them. In busy cities, dirt build up is especially prevalent so forking out for new garage doors in Melbourne and other active cities will instantly update your exterior. With several types of garage doors available, you could opt for a roller garage door that will open and close at the touch of a button or a sectional garage door with a stylish finish that’s sure to stand the test of time. For those of you on a budget, repainting your garage doors will delay the process and allow you to save a few bucks before purchasing your new additions.
Vibrant flowers and greenery are sure to brighten any room or even your exterior. Window boxes are a great idea and can be used at any property whether you live in a townhouse or an apartment. Dressing your windows with plants, flowers or herbs gives you a beautiful focal point for your exterior and something to brighten your view. There’s a range of boxes on the market for you to purchase or you can build your own from old timber for a more rustic look.
Your front door has a lot to do with the curb appeal of your house. Your door can easily look outdated, dull or a little shabby but that doesn’t have to be a problem. Giving your most used door a new lease of life is simple, a fresh coat of paint or varnish will make everyone feel welcome. For a complete overhaul, sand your door and prime before painting and add some shiny new numbers for the complete, traditional look. Whether you want your door to stand out or prefer it to fit in with the rest of your home’s exterior, the front door is one of the main focal points of the front of your home as it provides a welcoming feel to visitors.
There are so many different ways to add decorative lighting to your house, garden or walkway. Lighting creates ambience makes your property feel welcoming and warm. String lights make a great outdoor addition and look great all year round, opting for clear lights helps you steer clear of the Christmassy feel. Considering solar lights means that you won’t have to go to the trouble of connecting them to an electricity source and they come in all shapes and styles.
Making these small changes can completely overhaul your exterior and make all of your neighbours envious. By adding a new front door, a garage door or creating a more vibrant garden, there are so many ways that you can improve the look of your home’s exterior. Whether you’re saving money or you’ve got a few extra dollars to splash it’s easy to add value to your home with these simple additions.