When thinking of where to make the next upgrade to your house, curb appeal is one the best places to start. It can bring new dynamics and life into your home. It is also a great way to increase the value of your home if you are thinking of selling your AZ home.
Maximizing curb appeal is not as daunting as you might think, and to show you, here are 4 easy tips to get you started!
- Decorate the Front Door: The front door is the center piece to your front yard and a good place to start. Add a custom wood door or give your existing door a new splash of color that will make it pop! Also, fixing up the doorknob and adding new door fixtures are easy and cheap ways to really make a difference!
- Outdoor Lighting: Adding lighting to your front yard is easier than it appears. With solar fixtures you are able to add lighting without all of the necessary wiring for traditional ones. Lighting can help illuminate a walking path or can be used to accent trees. Solar fixtures, especially with Arizona homes, are also an easy way to give extra security and add that extra touch for curb appeal!
- Instant Gardens: Container gardens are easy and cheap ways to help you start your own at home garden. Container gardens can easily be purchased at any home and garden store. You can fill them with your favorite plants and they add an instant welcoming and colorful feel! When designing how to place them the best way is usually an asymmetrical arrangement which creates a dynamic setting.
- Walkways: Creating a walkway to your front door adds a warm and inviting feel to your home. To go from the normal straight concrete path; you can add a colored resurfacer to the old walkway and then add stone borders. Also, adding lots of colored planters offer classic beauty to add to your curb appeal!
Maximizing curb appeal is a great way to instantly and warmth and beauty to your house. Most of these projects are do-it-yourself and the tools are readily available at most stores. With these 4 easy steps you are on your way to creating a better curb appeal and an even better first impression! If you have any questions about improving your curb appeal, the team at AngelsRE Group is happy to help!