Is Your Home Looking As Good On the Outside as On the Inside?

By Hand On The Hip - 12/12/2018

No matter if you would like to impress your friends or your potential buyers, you will need to pay attention to your home’s curb appeal. There is only little you can do about the environment and t he neighborhood, but you can make your home stand out and look its best, no matter if it is the winter or the summer. Below you will find a few tips on how to improve the outside of your home and make it more attractive.
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Get Your Roof and Guttering Sorted

When potential buyers are looking for a home, they check the roof and the structural condition of the house. The last thing they want to do is deal with leaks. You can get a contractor to inspect your tiles and the condition of your guttering, so you can make the most out of the home’s appearance and impress people. At least your house will look like someone cares about it and looks after it.


A lick of paint never hurts. If you need to get your front painted, you can now get it done in less than a day, thanks to the latest spray technology. Add color and transform the look of your home. You should also pay attention to the garage doors, the gates and the fence. Your window sills are very cheap to replace to either plastic or coated designs, so you don’t have to deal with weather damage all the time.

Your Driveway

If you are not happy pulling up in your drive, chances are that your visitors and your potential buyers will feel the same. There are some concrete and decorative stone solutions you can get installed in any weather, and improve the curb appeal of your home. If you have loose slabs that can be potentially dangerous, you should get them sorted as soon as possible.


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Are your old plant pots and garden features ruining your home’s looks? It might be time to get rid of them. You might think that they have sentimental value, or you could have paid a lot of money for a statue at a local antique yard, but is it really the right style for your home? Cut back the trees and bushes, clean up the leaves, and give away the ornaments that are broken or no longer give your home an aesthetic value.

Look at the Big Picture

If you simply cannot improve the look of your home inside or outside, it might be time to change the neighborhood and the environment. You should think about moving to somewhere where you feel more in place and connected with the community. Your ideal design and style might not fit the houses on the street and in the suburb. If you decide to move, make sure you compare the prices of
Door to Door Intertstate Removals to calculate the total cost of your relocation.

If you are a person who is generally house proud, it is important that you pay attention to the looks of your home.
P.S. This post is a collaborative post and not written by Hand On The Hip.

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