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Ideas To Increase House Curb Appeal

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Whether you are selling the house or living in it curb appeal is what draws the eye to the house, especially for potential buyers. So in order to increase house curb appeal the regular clean up might be enough if the paint is smooth and all parts are intact.

How To Improve House Exterior

Clean up

Clean up the area around the house. Remove litter if there’s any, get rid or hide away of tools and things you don’t use everyday. The house will suddenly stand out and look clean and tidy. Wash the windows and mop the porch and it will look even better.

Mow the Lawn

Keep the lawn clean from weed and cut even. It will give the front yard extra appeal. Rake leaves and trim bushes or trees. Trimming will give them and the house extra clean and well-groomed look. Also keep other greenery in check by removing weeds and trimming it if needed.


Outdoor lighting can make a difference even during the day when it’s not in use. Opt for creative outdoor lanterns that match your house. They don’t have to be expensive just attractive and suit the character of a house.

Go Further

If the paint is faded and cracked the house may lose its appeal but if you are ready to invest you can change the color scheme and give the house a whole new look. If the paint is intact but something’s missing try to paint the door some bold color or replace it if it got worn out.

There are plenty more ideas of increasing the house curb appeal from landscaping to outdoor decorating but the basic things are clean front yard, attractive and convenient driveway and a welcoming porch. You can add many different decorations to the front yard to increase house’s curb appeal from flowerbeds to beautiful statues or fountain.

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I am an interior design and fashion enthusiast with a passion for writing, gathering up interesting/alternative home design ideas. I love lofts, canopy beds, fluffy throws and rugs, but also cats, food, and video games.
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