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Home Improvements From The Outside

Attempting to improve a home from the basics of the land is a finer point than first thought.The idea of planning the driveway as an entrance is considered as a good first step. The planning of landscaping thee front area, highlighting the driveway adorned on sides with pebbles with an array of pot plants to create good look. Planning the block of land so as to bring colour with flowerbeds and the need for vegetable areas can make it look attractive. The front elevation to your home can be highlighted in colour to improve the value of your home.

Home improvements from the outside looking in can be even more important than first thought. This depends on the lot of land your home sits on. The entrance to your home could be different to many other homes. This is where you need to make a difference. A side drive can be made wider to a side gate or a garage. There is a need to highlight the sight by adding pants to the side or add pot plants on top of pebbles or coloured fine stones. This can be to the one or both sides. The driveway itself if the concrete is looking in good condition, it can be pressure hose sprayed. There are other alternatives such as painting the driveway a different colour or add thick application for tiles to be laid across the top for a sturdy look.

Home improvements from the outside starts from the street. If one looks at the land, there are thoughts on how it can be improved. The home needs to highlight the entrance and to expand the view of land from the outside looking in. The entrance needs to be clear and uncluttered with the decoration of a landscape touch. It is imagined that a side drive would lead to a single or double garage or extended long drive to that same destination. There can be others that would run to a main rear yard gate and then extend to a workshop. The driveway would have plants or pot plants that could sit above a pebble stone arrangement or coloured stones for a contrast.

The driveway can be high pressure sprayed or painted. There is also a scope for sturdy tile application on top of a tile glue  that takes time to set. The land itself will need to have good drainage and be reasonably level throughout the entire block. It is wise to have the opinion of a landscape gardener. It can be possible to design your front and a backyard as the garden is a drawcard when selling a home. There can be some flower beds as well as areas reserved for vegetables and herbs. The sides of the home should be uncluttered and freshly painted in light colours.

There is an idea that makes a lot of sense. If you observe your home from the front, if it is built from brick it could be rendered. You may choose a good colour in which would make your front façade come  to life. At this same stage look at painting or replacing the roof guttering and timber. This could highlight the whole front elevation and improve the value of the home considerably. Consider improving the front porch and railing so as to look welcoming and sturdy.

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Comments (3)

great ideas on home improvement here Peter, thank you and have a great day.

I could use some improvement to my yard and land, thanks for the info on outdoor home improvements and landscaping. : )

Thanksfor your comments, glad you could use the suggestions to improve your land Bethany

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