Design & Decor

5 Interesting Ways to Boost Your Home’s Exterior

Story Highlights
  • 1. Good Landscaping Can Do Wonders for Your Home’s Exterior
  • 2. Choose a Statement Door
  • 3. Make a Rake Your Magic Wand
  • 4. Illuminate Your Home
  • 5. Give Your Mailbox a Makeover

They say that you never get a second chance to make a first impression.

That’s exactly what your house curb appeal does – it makes people fall in love with your home, whether they are potential buyers or your friends.

Although you probably spend most of your time inside, the exterior of your house shouldn’t be neglected.

Thinking about improvements you need to make may leave you head-scratching, but in reality, it’s not that challenging.

Here are some interesting ways that can help you boost your home exterior even if you’re on a tight budget:

1. Good Landscaping Can Do Wonders for Your Home’s Exterior

Landscaping is truly an art.

It can transform your backyard into a green oasis with a few simple steps.

Depending on your budget and how much effort you are willing to put in, there are several options you can choose from.

If space allows you, plant trees in the back of your yard. Although they need a few years to grow in all their beauty, the wait is definitely worth it.

Plant the shrubs or perennials in the middle and leave the pathway edges for flower beds.

Layering is essential for any type of backyard. It will give the depth to your landscaping paradise and make everything more interesting.

2. Choose a Statement Door

Nothing will make your house exterior more visually appealing than a front door (and windows) in contrasting colour.

A splash of colour will be more eye-catching and will make the entire house more attractive.

Before you grab a brush and a can of paint, make sure your door is in good condition.

If it needs repairing, it’s best to hire professionals to do the job. Do the research and find some local windows and door production company that specialises in double glazed windows and doors. This will provide you not only with noise reduction but with energy efficiency as well.

Finally, choose a bold colour that will accentuate other colours of your house exterior and have fun painting. 

3. Make a Rake Your Magic Wand

Nothing will make your space look neater and more spacious than getting rid of junk.

Decluttering is important for both the interior and exterior of your home.

First thing you should do is remove the fallen branches and cut away the rotten ones hanging low. Raking will not only remove the rotten leaves but is also good for the soil.

Get rid of any other type of debris, paying special attention to sharp objects. Find a place to store your lawnmower, hose, and all the other landscaping equipment you may have lying around. That will make your backyard look impeccable.

4. Illuminate Your Home

There’s nothing more inviting on warm summer nights than having fun with your friends in your backyard.

In order to do that, you need some source of light. It will not only make moving around safer and easier but it will also set a lovely romantic atmosphere.

There’s a great variety of options to choose from. Depending on how much you want to splurge, you can opt for anything from hanging lights and candles to glowing patio furniture.

Another great option is solar garden decorations, especially if you place them along pathways. By illuminating your home, you’ll make it visually more appealing and welcoming.

5. Give Your Mailbox a Makeover

Since it’s one of the things that people first notice when they approach your house, it’s important to have a beautiful mailbox.

Whether you decide to turn it into a weekend DIY project or purchase a new one, make sure it’s fun and functional.

There’s a great number of options to choose from. No matter if you choose a standing mailbox or the one that’s attached to the wall, it will undoubtedly make a noticeable difference in your home’s curb appeal

It’s an affordable stylish touch every house needs. 


Whether you’ve decided to sell your house and want to boost its value, or you’ve simply decided to make it more visually appealing for you and your family, it doesn’t have to be a nerve-wracking task.

Following these useful and interesting tips will help you along the way and turn your home into a beautiful and lush sanctuary.

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