Simple Ways to Boost Your Property’s Curb Appeal

Simple Ways to Boost Your Property’s Curb Appeal
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    Creating the right first impression is important; the saying doesn’t just apply to you as a person, but to your property as well.

    Guests coming for a visit or potential buyers visiting a house for the first time are all affected by the first impression they get upon seeing the property.


In a previous article, we talked about the tools you need for a successful façade makeover. In this article, we are going to go a step further and take a look at the simple things you can do to boost your property’s curb appeal and create the right first impression.

Let’s get started, shall we?

An Inviting Palette

The colors you use for the exterior of the property will greatly determine the feeling people get upon seeing it. There are colors that you can add to introduce that inviting feel and a warm ambience to the property as a whole. If you want your house to look fresh from the outside, choosing the right colors is important.

My favorite combination of colors is ivory, white, and aqua. You see this in a lot of properties with Mediterranean or classic architectural design. The lighter palette is not only welcoming, but also very charming and warm at the same time.

You can also use aqua as the main color for the exterior walls. Combine aqua with a crisp white and touches of purple to give the property a more modern look. You can also combine aqua with celestial blue while maintaining pure white accents to achieve the same look.

A Simple Garden

Landscaping is another simple thing you can do to boost the curb appeal of your house. A lot of beautiful properties are hidden behind tall trees and a garden that doesn’t suit the property at all. You want a simpler and more functional front garden. Trade taller plants with bushes and roses organized between a gravel path to get that instant boost you want.

Lighting the landscape correctly also helps with making the house look beautiful at night. For a warmer ambience, go with warmer LED garden lights combined with a patio or terrace lighting setup that compliments the structure of the house perfectly. You can even use LED strips to create a more even light in certain areas.

An Accessible Driveway

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Last, but certainly not least, you need a driveway that matches the look you’re trying to create. Asphalt driveways offer the right balance between functionality, durability, and appeal. Asphalt is a very good material to use because it is also flexible and will last longer than most parts of the house.

You even have a selection of colors to choose from, so you no longer have to settle for a black driveway when you go with asphalt as the material of choice. Make sure you keep the sides of the driveway tidy and that the surface of the driveway itself is smooth; consider the shape of the driveway too.

These are some simple ways to boost your property’s curb appeal. They are all home improvement ideas you can implement rather easily. They may be simple, but these tips will help make your house appear more inviting from the outside.

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