Giving the Front of your Home a Makeover

July 29, 2021 5:36 pm

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The front of your home is the first impression that most people get of your house, so it is important to make it look its best! This is particularly important if you are planning to sell the house in the future as most buyers get their first impressions from the appearance of the front of the property. If you want to get the front of the house looking its best, here are a few things that you can do…

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If there is any rubbish, overgrown bushes or weeds at the front this can give an instant bad impression so the first thing to do is have a good tidy up and get it all out of the way. If there is a lot to clear out you may want to hire a skip.

Once this is done, think about hiring a pressure washer – driveways and paths at the front of the property can get dirty and you will be surprised the difference that pressure washing them will make to the overall appearance.

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Walls and fences around the front should be well maintained – this is not only aesthetically pleasing but it also means that the house will be at less risk from burglaries. You could even add some electric gates for added security – get them installed by a professional like these electric gate installers Gloucester.

Flowers and plants are always a pleasing sight and you don’t have to be particularly green fingered – you can buy ready done tubs of flowers and planters from most garden centres. If you don’t have the space, add some window boxes or a colourful floral wreath to the front door.