6 Home Improvements to Boost Curb Appeal

Posted on Sat, 14 Aug 2021 by Veselina Dzhingarova

If you want to sell your property, there are several adjustments you can make which will instantly boost the appeal of your home. Some of these suggestions are quick and almost instant. Getting the best price for your home or achieving a quick sale can sometimes be down to a few minor aesthetic improvements.

1.     Transform the Garden

When people arrive outside your home, the garden is the first thing they will see. Even those who are driving or walking by your property will notice your garden – especially if it’s tidy, clean, and attractive.

If your garden is messy and full of clutter, it will instantly put off some potential buyers and make it more difficult to get a sale.

2.     A Fresh Coat of Paint

Not every home improvement needs to take weeks and cost thousands of dollars. A fresh coat of paint internally and externally can improve your home almost instantly and at a low cost. You can either repaint the house yourself or choose a professional decorator to do the job for you. There are benefits to both options and it will depend on personalized factors such as cost and time.

3.     Replace the Windows

If the windows around your home are getting worn or tired, it may be time to replace them to boost the curb appeal of your property.

Windows are a feature of the house which are visible from both inside and outside. They decide how much light the home gets, and can make a huge difference to any building.

To get some window inspiration, have a look at other homes in your neighborhood or check out these eight eye-catching home window options. Choose something which suits the overall look of your home and will be hard-wearing and long-lasting for the new owners.

4.     Deep Clean the Home

This is particularly important if you’re trying to sell a property which hasn’t been well looked after. Even if the home has many other advantages and selling points, potential buyers will be turned off if the house is unclean and messy.

Deep cleaning the home should include cleaning of all fixed appliances, floors, walls, ceilings, and furniture items. You should ensure the bathroom and kitchen are given special attention and cleaned thoroughly before any viewings.

5.     Refresh Any External Gates and Fences

External gates and entrance points to the property should be inspected for any damage. If they are in good condition but looking a little worn, consider a fresh coat of paint.

All fences and gates around the perimeter of the property should also be given some attention to boost the overall appearance of the home.

6.     Clean the Gutters

Gutters are important features on the exterior of any property, and unclean or broken gutters can reduce the appeal of your home. It can also encourage weather-related problems which will not be desirable to anyone viewing the house.

Regular cleaning of the gutters, as well as the replacement of any damaged pipes, are essential to maintaining a home and boosting its curb appeal.

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