If you are a perfectionist then first impressions perhaps matter to you greatly. If we talk about the first impression of any house then it is certainly define by how the house looks from the outside. Not only the highly maintained exterior and outside of the house will satisfy your aesthetics but it will also help you to sell your house in better price.
An statistic also support this fact, according to national association of realtors more than 50% people buyers will visit the home they like online and it is quite easy to understand they are attracted towards the house due to the way it looks.
There are some ideas and tips that can help you to improve the curb appeal of your house.
Don’t overlook the Roofs
In their routine renovations, many home owners overlook the condition of roofing. Roofs may not be the first thing that people look for in their house but it certainly matters in forming the curb appeal of a house. Look for any missed shingles and notice if the color of the roof has gotten uneven due to weather factors (sunlight and rain) or due to pollution.
Look and shape of your roof can be maintained by a good cleaning session. Even if necessary, go for the roof replacement so that you can increase the curb appeal of your house.
Use Pressure Washing
If you are tight on your budget and still want to do something to increase the curb appeal of your house then you should use a cleaning method called pressure washing. Pressure wash the walkways that have started to look dull due to the long time dirt accumulation or the driveway that looks ugly due to several oil stains. Cleanliness is one of the most important factors that add up to the curb appeal of your house. It is not necessary to own a pressure washer; you can rent one to do wash the surrounding of your house cheaply.
Maintain the look of hardware details
Look for the hardware accessories that are defining the look of the exterior of your house. If the metallic house number of placed on the door has gotten dull then polish it, coat your mailbox with a fresh coat of paint, change the loose and faulty doorknob of your entrance door and see whether the light fixtures outside your house are working properly because all of these things work collectively to make the exterior of your house look better.
Bring the Nature Close to your House
Try to add some plants and even trees if you have enough space around your house to form a good landscape. Go for those types of plants that bloom in every season. You can place those plants on the sides of walkways and porch. If you have window boxes on the front of your house then fill them with several colorful ornamental vines. The presence of nature’s beauty around your house will certainly increase the curb appeal of your house manifold.