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Make the front of your home look its best

18th Jun '16 • By Emily Ayers

Is the front of your home looking a little tired or worn? Here are few simple and cheap ways to change the look of your home dramatically. The first thing you see when entering a property is its exterior. Sprucing up the front of your home not only makes it more inviting, it can also increase curb appeal.

Is the front of your home looking a little tired or worn? Here are few simple and cheap ways to change the front look of your home dramatically.

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With a few simple changes you can improve the complete outlook of your property. The first thing you see when entering a property is its exterior. Sprucing up the front of your home not only makes it more inviting, it can also increase curb appeal.

Painting the Front Door

One of the cheapest ways to liven up your front yard is to paint your front door. Choose a shade that suits your current décor. Don’t be afraid to add a little colour! Green, blue, yellow or burgundy are all great colours that can help make your front door pop!

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Tend to Your Gardens

As we get busy with our daily lives, the garden is usually the first to get neglected. Even if you’re not an avid gardener, simply mowing the lawns, watering and hedging can do wonders to your property.

Where possible, add colours with flowers and easy to maintain scrubs. Mulching around your plants (especially during the winter months) can further improve your gardens outlook. Interestingly, garden maintenance can be tackled over the weekend. You can even involve the little ones to get them excited about gardening.

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Gardens can give your house a bold statement. A beautiful garden is considered a great place to relax and to enjoy your surroundings. If you are not fond of gardening, go for paved areas with nice seating arrangements.

The Driveway

The driveway can have a massive impact on your home’s overall look. A lot of people don’t concentrate on their driveways. However, with a small budget, you can place edged bricks and lay tarmac for a clean finish. In fact, small gravel stones can give the drive a new, refreshed look.

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Outdoor Lighting

Simple solar panel garden lights can create a beautiful atmosphere to your front lawn as the sun fades. Garden lights are a useful tool for lighting up features of your garden you want to stand out. Further, they help increase the security of your home by creating a clear sight.

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