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Your Property Should Wow Before Anyone Enters It

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When it comes to renovating and styling our homes, we have a tendency to focus on what is happening inside of the property. While this is important, you should not forget about the exterior of your home. This provides you with a great way to show your property off and set the tone for what is inside. Plus, you want your home to stand out for looking great, rather than being the property that looks like the shabby one in the area you live. So, let’s take a look at some of the ways this can be achieved:

Paint your front door – You can make a big difference to the exterior of your property by simply painting your front door. There are many ways you can go about this. You could go for a bold and vibrant color, such as a red door. Alternatively, you could go for something with an ornate or intricate design. Think about the style of your property from an architectural standpoint when making your decision. 

Change your roof tiles – A new roof will drive up property prices considerably, helping you to command a higher price whenever you do go to sell your property in the future. We often forget about the roofs on our properties. After all, it is not like we spend much time up there. However, your property’s roof is critical when it comes to protecting your home and driving up value. You can choose from many different tile styles and designs too, so you are bound to find something that will enhance your home’s look. 

Spruce up tired woodwork – The exterior of your home will never look incredible if you have tired and shoddy woodwork. From time to time, the wood pieces around your home will need to be treated and stained. It is worth making sure that you have some sort of regular schedule in place for this. This will make it easy to keep on top of everything and ensure that your home looks impressive at all times.

Brighten up your home with window boxes – This is a suggestion that is very simple, yet very effective. You can also use tubs and hanging baskets, which are filled with colourful bedding plants. This is a great way of adding some color to the outside of your property while also showing off your personality at the same time. 

Landscape your garden – Last but not least, it makes sense to landscape your garden properly as well. This is something you can do yourself if you have the time and know-how to do so. However, if not, think about hiring a landscape gardener. There are some great professionals out there who will know how to bring the best out of your property.

So there you have it: some of the different ways you can wow people before they even enter your home. Don’t overlook just how important the exterior of your property is when it comes to your home’s overall quality and appearance.

 

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Lauren Bull is a writer living in Jersey City. If you have a minute, she'd love to be the 18th person to tell you how great The Wire is.

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