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Ways to Create Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is very important. The exterior of your home and yard make a first impression to anyone arriving at your home. Let’s face it the neighbors always appreciate homes with curb appeal. Find out how to increase the curb appeal that your home has!

Take a long look at the front door. If it is good quality but feel blah, then paint it! Paint is the quickest way to make something look fresh and new. It can also add interest that will brighten up your entire house. If the quality is poor and the door has no interest, get a new one. Take careful consideration when choosing the finish. A warm stain color will make your home look inviting. Try to select a door that has a timeless look that you can enjoy for years to come.

Add outdoor tile or pavers to a create a walkway.  This will not only increase the value of your home but also make your home look inviting and more complete. Details like this are noticed by all. Pavers add a natural element that helps tie nature into the curb appeal of our home, and the newest thin tile by Florim USA is very easy and quick to install. 

Make sure the house numbers can be seen from the street. It never hurts to select an interesting font that meshes well with the exterior of your home. For example, modern construction looks great with a modern and clean lined font.

Give your mail box an upgrade. A charming mailbox will add to the curb appeal of your home. For street mail boxes, choose an exciting color and style. For a door mounted mail box, select a finish that looks like the finish of your door and exterior lighting hardware.

Make sure there are plenty of plants. That means leafy plants, mixed with flowers and trees. The landscaping should be lush and green. Plant flowers that will last longer than a season. Flowers look amazing anytime of the year, so try to keep some around even in the colder months. Planters and hanging pots are an excellent way to add greenery and flowers to a covered entry way.