Curb appeal is very important for any home because it is the first thing that people will see when coming to your home, and having a good curb appeal can add value to your home. The problem with doing a project that adds curb appeal to your home is that it can sometimes cost a lot of money, which is why we have put together this list of projects that you can tackle yourself that will add curb appeal to your home without breaking the bank.
The first thing that you probably already know is that the best kind of curb appeal is the kind of curb appeal that you can see through the night as well, so making use of landscape lighting will do wonders for your curb appeal. Well lit exteriors also mean that your home will be a less likely target for criminals, so there’s another benefit. Landscape lighting looks best when it is used to illuminate pathways, so, if you are looking to focus on specific things, pathways are the way to go.
The next thing that you can do that will not cost you a lot of money is adding container plants in your garden and on your porch, if you have one. Container plants add a great effect to the overall look of the exterior of your home, especially if you make use of a vibrant color to stand out and attract attention. When the vibrant colors play off against the green of your garden and lawn, it makes quite an interesting effect and it attracts the focal point in such a way that creates an extremely pleasant sight.
Getting back to walkways, they can make or break the look of your home and thus the curb appeal. If your walkways are a little broken, dirty or look bad in any other way, replacing them can give a whole new feel to the outside of your home and it will look great. This is not a costly thing to do and the outcome will be amazing.
Your lawn is probably one of the first things that you can start to manage without having to spend a lot of money. All you have to spend money on will be water and fertilizer, and you will have to spend some time on it. If you have a healthy lawn it always looks amazing, especially dark green lawns. If you want you can have fake lawn put in your garden, because it requires no maintenance, but most people argue that it does not look as good as real grass.
Your porch, if you have one, should be a place where you can relax. If there is nothing going on on your porch, make sure to think of ways to make it a little inviting. Add a few white or colored benches and add a few pillows to ensure that your porch gives off a warm and welcome feeling.