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9 Trendy Ideas To Upgrade Your House’s Curb Appeal

Post by : dminCMC


First impressions make all the difference, especially when it’s your house. Whether you want to sell your house or just want to increase its overall look for your enjoyment, adding curb appeal is usually the best and easy way to make your house appear nicer.

Regardless of what you may think, enhancing your house’s curb appeal doesn’t have to be expensive. There are many ways to do so; from a new paint job to chimney cleaning, you can improve your house’s curb appeal. Therefore, rest assured, no matter what your budget is, you can make your house stand out.

Read on to learn about 9 trendy and easy ideas to help you improve the curb appeal of your property.

Paint Your Front Door

Your front door should be at the top of your to-do list. Paint your front door with eye-catching and elegant color to catch the onlooker’s attention. Let the front door complement your house’s style and refresh it with a beautiful coat of paint. You can choose a tried and tested classic color like charcoal or black or go for a more bold option like bright yellow or red.

Give Your Lawn a Makeover

One of the most important aspects of increasing curb appeal is to take care of your lawn. Take regular care of your lawn by raking off leaves, mowing the grass, and pulling weeds out. Water it properly to prevent brown spots. Make lawn maintenance a part ofyour regular care routine so that it doesn’t become a big issue in the future.

If you live somewhere dry, you might find it hard to take care of your grass. In that case, you can go for other lawn alternatives like artificial turf or shrub beds.

Backyard of a house with a fresh and beautiful garden walkway

Embrace Symmetry

Appealing designs are welcoming to the eye, like symmetry. Look closely at your house and think of what you can redesign or move and what you can update or add to create symmetry in the design. Create focal points with symmetrical patterns that are pleasing to look at. This will make your home look more put together. You can put matching wall lanterns or plants near your house’s front door or other rooms. If you don’t have enough space at your front door, you can also do this around your garage door.

Replace Hardware

Keep an eye out for the latest hardware design trends, and then replace all the front door hardware with the new ones. This will give your entryway a clean and modern look. The fresh look and solid feel of a new knocker, door handle, deadbolt, and even a doorbell will give your guests a welcoming feeling.

Backyard patio with greenery and window boxes

Install Window Boxes

If your house looks dull, try adding window boxes. Install window boxes on your front porch’s railings and below the windows. Window boxes are comparatively inexpensive. However, the soil and flowers may cost you some money. In addition to this, you’ll have to maintain the flowers to make your house lively.

If you don’t want to add window boxes, you can consider adding container gardens in pots and placing them on your front porch.

Lighten Up the Front Path

A single post lamp or a garage-mounted floodlight is not enough. Add warmth and security to your walkway with lights. Instead of flanking the path runway-style, install tuck solar-powered spotlights in your garden and aim them along the path to your house.

Moreover, if you already have a hanging pendant or a scone by your front door, replace it with something fresh and a bit more fun. Clean off the debris and all cobwebs around outdoor light fixtures, instantly making the space look cleaner and brighter.

Use Outdoor Furniture Smartly

Too much furniture can make your outdoor look crampy and untidy, whereas too little furniture can make it look neglected and lifeless. Maintain a balance, and ensure that all of your outdoor furniture is clean and in good condition. If you have a small patio, try putting simple ceramic stools and add some additional charm by placing a small table with a pretty vase on top.

Plant Trees

Planning a few trees or ornamental trees here and there is worth it if you sell your house. Even if that’s not the case, you can go for oaks, honey locusts, maples, or other large, strong and large species suitable for your area. You can also go for small ornamental trees like redbud, pagoda dogwood, flowering pear, Japanese maple, or river birch. These will add a dramatic interest without needing years to grow and establish.

House with modern interior and fireplace

Revamp the Fireplace

Red bricks have always been the classic look for fireplaces. But since you’re willing to make a more modern change, go for stone veneers. For your next fireplace remodeling, choose stone veneers to give it a new and clean look that will be ideal for every room. You can choose the color of your choice too as stone veneers come in many colors and designs. If you have colored walls, you can get matching stone veneers for your fireplace; the newly found depth and the texture of the fireplace will make it the focal point of your house.

At Creative Masonry and Chimney, we work hard to provide your chimney and fireplace with the best features so that you can enjoy them to your heart’s content.

If you’re looking for reliable fireplace remodeling and chimney cleaning services, you have to get in touch with us. Creative Masonry and Chimney offers fireplace installation and multiple chimney services in numerous regions of Connecticut, including Farmington, Canton, Bloomfield, Burlington, Hartford, Simsbury, Avon, and more.

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