There is no denying that the exterior of your home needs to look great if you want to impress. After all, this is the first thing that anyone is going to notice about your property. It sets the tone for the rest of your house. If you have an overkept garden, dirty windows, and shingles falling from your roof, this is not going to leave the best impression, is it? So, with that being said, read on to discover Housethetics’ 5 things that will improve your curb appeal…
Although a new roof will cost between £5000 and £6000, it can be a great investment. Not only will a new roof look incredible but it is going to offer a number of other benefits to your home as well. One of the main advantages of investing in a new roof is the fact that it will enhance the value of your property considerably, and so you can expect a great return on your investment. You can also increase the energy efficiency of your property while also enhancing safety levels as well. After all, an old, dilapidated roof can cause parts of your home to collapse or become unstable. You can also create a new look by having a roof replacement. You could opt to have a skylight or window installed, which will look luxurious from the exterior while also bringing heaps of natural light into your home as well.
Another improvement that we recommend is a new driveway. After all, driveways are often at the very front of your home, and so they tend to be one of the first things that people notice. You have many different styles and materials of driveways to select from, but we highly recommend a resin driveway. Resin driveways boast a stunning appearance. The stones are natural and you can choose from many colours, sizes, and shapes, meaning your driveway can be designed in a bespoke way. If that was not enough, resin driveways, are low-maintenance, porous, which means water runs off easily, and they are highly durable. They tick every box!
Well kept garden
Another tip when it comes to boosting the curb appeal of your property’s exterior is to make sure that your garden is well kept. You will need to either keep on top of this yourself or you may want to consider making the most of landscaping and gardening services. This depends on the current condition of your garden. A landscaper will know how to make the most of your space, no matter whether your garden is big or small. They will add dimension and colour, and they can also make sure you have the right plants in the right places.
You can also make your home look beautiful by investing in house cladding. Adding cladding to the exterior of your property will enable you to make an aesthetic choice that creates a different look to the finished structure. You can choose from a whole host of different textures and colours, meaning you can opt for a polished surface, rough texture, rustic look, vintage style, or anything else that matches in with the look of your home. Furthermore, cladding can help to safeguard and protect your structure. It is also a low-maintenance solution, which is always a plus!
Finally, have you considered having new windows installed? New windows offer a multitude of benefits. Firstly, they enable you to create an entirely new look. You would be surprised by how much a different style of window can impact the exterior of your home. Secondly, they enable you to add heaps of light to the interior of your property, opening up spaces and making it more pleasant to live in. For example, a dormer window will cost £600 to £1200 (source) but they can really improve the look of your loft conversion. Furthermore, you can ensure your property is more energy-efficient. The newest windows on the market retain heat in the winter and keep properties cool in the summer, therefore, lowering your energy bills in the process.
So there you have it: five of the best ways to boost the curb appeal of your home. From cladding to a resin driveway; there are a number of different ways you can improve the exterior of your home so that it stands out for all of the right reasons. Of course, to ensure that is the case, you do need to make sure you take the time to choose a contractor with care. The last thing you want to do is go for someone inexperienced who is going to do a shoddy job!