Whether you are looking for ideas for some exterior improvements or considering putting your home on the market, you will want to improve the curb appeal of your home to make a great first impression. There are all sorts of things you can do to make your home the envy of the neighborhood. To help get you inspired, here are some great ideas to consider.
#1: Replace your front door with a wrought iron door.
Wrought iron is timeless and gives a sense of elegance and charm. There is a wide array of iron door designs to choose from, or you could custom design your new front door. Remember to select door hardware that complements your style of the iron front door.
#2: Replace your garage door.
You could upgrade to a matching iron garage door or select a modern and sleek all-glass, frameless garage door. Both garage doors will add curb appeal to your home.
#3: Add some flower boxes and plants around the front door.
Colorful flowers and greenery can make your home seem more inviting. You can mix perennials with annuals in flower boxes, so you have plants and flowers year-round.
#4: Pressure wash your home, driveway, and walkways.
Remove dirt, dust, and other stains from the siding, driveway, and walkways with a pressure washer. You can pretreat stubborn stains with an appropriate cleaning product.
#5: Upgrade the exterior lighting.
Install some solar-powered lights along walkways and garden beds to provide more light to the front of your home. Replace overhead lights with LED bulbs for energy savings. Replace old light fixtures with new ones that better complement the home’s exterior features.
#6: Replace your house numbers.
Choose new house numbers that fit with your other improvements. Select a font style that is easy to read.
#7: Give your garden beds a makeover.
Shrubs and bushes are great to have around the front of the house. You can liven things up with some potted plants that flower at different times of the year for a splash of color. Use pebbles or rubber mulch to further highlight the garden beds.
#8: Install a swinging chair on the front porch.
If you have a large front porch, a swinging chair is a great place to relax outdoors. It also is an easy home improvement you can make.
#9: Give your mailbox a makeover.
Add a fresh coat of paint and new numbers to give your mailbox a new look. You could also replace the mailbox with one that best matches the style of your home.
#10: Repaint the trim on your home.
If you have wooden trim, paint it a new color that pops with the other design elements and colors of your home.
#11: Weed and feed your front yard.
A lush green lawn will make your home stand out in a good way. If you want to be eco-friendly and want a lush green yard year-round, consider replacing natural grass with artificial grass.
#12: Install a new gated fence.
A new fence is a great investment that adds to the curb appeal of your home. There is a wide range of designs to choose from to complement your home’s exterior design elements.
#13: Do not forget about your backyard.
Part of the curb appeal of your home extends to the backyard. You could install a pergola, upgrade to a wrought iron patio door, enclose your patio, install a fence, add some flowers or decorative window boxes, and so on.
We hope these curb appeal ideas inspire you with making exterior improvements to your home. For more information about wrought iron doors, iron garage doors, all-glass frameless garage doors, and wrought iron patio doors, please feel free to browse our selections online or contact Universal Iron Doors at 818-771-1003 today!