First Impressions Start From Your Exterior

By | April 5, 2016

Just like we have the great tendency to redecorate, add new furniture and paint or walls inside the home our exterior too needs some attention. After all this is the first glimpse of your house from the other side of the street. Even before your guests step into your home, they will gather how your home looks like from your garden and exterior. It’s actually a proven fact. So, while you give attention to your interior take a look at the things you can do to improve curb appeal.

Your front door is the focal point

It’s natural as soon as you enter your garden the focal point becomes the front door. You want to make it look special out of everything else so it grabs attention. Plus a little bit f your interior style should be reflected as well. For that you can use a lovely wreath or swag to make a good difference. When it’s Christmas change the décor to a seasonal wreath. Also, you can add a lovely door mat to your floor to give anyone a warm welcome. Choose a matching color for your front door for building renovations functional and cost-effective house. You can also go for a wooden door matching with your front porch.

Frame the view

Even if your garden is small, there are great additions for you that can change your scale. One is the use of arbors. They give a splendid view for your garden and make it look elaborate. Contact your exterior designer to check for different arbor styles that will match your garden. You can create an arbor that is large and broad, covered with flowers and then place a set of chairs and table under it. This would be a great escape from the whole busy world for you to relax and enjoy the view of your garden.

The lighting systems

Whether you are under home extensions providing smooth service or not, it doesn’t take a long time for you to install some outdoor lighting systems to liven up your exterior. Also it’s important to make your grounds safe and avoid thieves. Especially you need to focus in adding lights to the darker spots of your garden. There are many options for you in this process. If you don’t want any wiring in your garden you can simply move to solar lighting systems which will also be no addition to your electricity bills. Lampshades, lamp posts and other lighting systems are great for your garden. You also need to brighten up your driveways and walkways outdoor.

The cottage feeling

You can give your home that cozy look of a cottage with a container garden. How to do it? All you have to do is get some containers from the mall and plant your favorite flowers and plants or you can buy them readymade as well. Another tip to give that cozy look is to add window boxes with colorful flowers. Ideal for your room windows as well to give a nice view.