Adding Curb Appeal To A House For Sale
If your home is for sale it is necessary to make the outside look as impressive as the inside to draw people in. The interior can be ever so beautiful, but curb appeal will help you increase the value of your home with updates to landscaping and the home’s exterior.
Here we will give you some ways to get curb appeal.
Evaluate your entertainment needs when choosing outdoor furniture. If your house if only for sale, save money is very important.
One of the latest types of furniture is made from solid-cast aluminum, which is heavy and easy to maintain. Designs featuring garden themes are very popular
Liven up basic wrought-iron furniture by adding a set of colorful seat cushions. Avoid buying cushions with foam-core inserts because the foam is prone to mildew. For best results, use cushions that are filled with polydacron.
Adding a coordinating umbrella is another way to add a lot of visual impact to a basic iron patio set. Be sure to secure the umbrella firmly in a heavy base to prevent it from blowing away. Throw in some matching place mats to complete the look.
If you want to save money in the process, you can use just about anything as a form–a plastic bucket, a foam cooler, a plastic planter that you already have on hand. The procedure is a little like making mud pies. You can find the details on “hgtv.com”.
For added curb appeal, dress up the exterior of the home with colorful flowers and beautiful foliage.
These days vinyl siding is quite popular because it is very low maintenance, but even vinyl siding needs occasional cleaning and care. Just like many other types of siding it becomes dirty and it can even become moldy and stained. If you have vinyl siding, step back and take a look at it from a buyer’s point of view. If the siding is stained or dirty, take the time to pressure wash it and restore it to a like-new appearance. It is amazing how great vinyl siding looks once it has been pressure washed.
Curb Appeal Checklist
Check the home from the roof line down.
Is the roof free and clear from obstructions and moss?
Are the gutters clear and neatly hung?
Are the windows clean and free from obstructions (such as overgrown bushes or trees)?
Are bushes, trees and shrubs neatly pruned?
Inspect the condition of the paint or siding?
Is it time to power wash the siding?
Is touch up paint needed?
Is the front door in good shape?
Keep the lawn neatly groomed.
Is the lawn free from weeds?
Is the lawn free from grass clippings?
Is the lawn neatly edged?
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