8 Ways to Improve the Exterior of a House

We can concentrate too much on the interior of our homes that we can forget about the outside. There is a lot that can be done to the exterior. Here are our top tips to improve the exterior of a house:

Improve the Exterior of a House by:

Updating the Front Door

New front door to improve the exterior of a house

One of the easy ways to improve the exterior of a house is to upgrade the front door. A quick and simple repaint will do the trick. Be sure to choose the right colour!

Driveway

Driveway and gate to improve the exterior of a house

If money is no option, a professional way to update the outside of your home is to install a driveway. Not only are they used for parking, but they make your house appear larger and wider.

Add Spotlights and Outdoor Lighting

Garden lights to improve the exterior of a house

An extremely easy update – adding spotlights front and back are a sure way to update the look of your exterior. Now with solar outdoor lighting, it’s a simple matter of purchasing and placing in your desired locations.

Windows

black shutters to improve the exterior of a house

Add shutters (to the outside), or blinds (to the inside) are a way of bringing true character to the exterior of your home. This will go great with a newly painted front door.

Bring Out the Green

a lush english garden in summer to improve the exterior of a house

Taking care of the grass around your home is another sure fire way to improve the look outside. Take time and care to maintain your front and back garden – the greener the grass the better.

Repair/Repaint the Decking

Decking to improve the exterior of a house

A fairly cheap and easy fix. Repaint and repair any decking will enhance the look of your garden or porch.

Container Garden

Container garden to improve the exterior of a house

Mini gardens using lots of plant pots is a quick fix to fill up empty unused space. It’s an easy way to bring some colour and freshness to your outside space.

Accessories

House numbering to improve the exterior of a house

Brand new numbering signs, plant boxes and other accessories are other quick wins to improve the look of your home’s exterior.

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