Create a welcoming atmosphere by boosting your home’s curb appeal this spring! Here are 10 simple ways you can increase your home’s value and look this season. For more inspiration, check out our other blogs on Curb Appeal

1. Declutter the Yard

Purge items that you no longer have use for that are cluttering your yard. Consider holding a garage sale or donating these items to your local charity. Moreover, give your yard the TLC it deserves by removing any debris, dead leaves and branches. Check out our blog on Easy Home Spring Cleaning Tips!  

2. Mulch the Gardens

Add or replace mulch to your gardens to give a fresh look to your landscape. There are many benefits to adding mulch to your gardens that not only improve the aesthetic, but overall health of your garden!  

3. Tend to Flower and Plant Beds

Replace any plants that didn’t survive through the winter, and trim and shape any existing shrubs or trees! Before replanting anything new, research which plants are best for the environment you live in.  

4. Add Porch Furniture

Add seating, or even a small chair and table to your front porch. Having an outside sitting area will not only improve your curb appeal, but allow you to enjoy some fresh air!  

5. Add Shutters

Shutters are a simple, inexpensive way to add instant charm to your home’s exterior. Furthermore, consider installing new shutters or painting existing ones to complement your homes’ windows! 

6. Replace Exterior Hardware

Replace outdated hardware like mailbox, house numbers, and door hardware. Upgrading your existing hardware is a quick and noticeable upgrade you can make to enhance your home’s curb appeal.  

7. Clean the Windows

Make your home shine by cleaning both the interior, exterior windows, and glass doors! Pro Tip-according to Bob Vila: it is best to work on a cool, cloudy day so that the soapy water and window-cleaning solution does not dry on your windows! 

8. Dress the Front Door

Make your entrance pop by painting your front door, and opting for a bold color. Additionally, consider adding a decorative wreath, potted plants, and a doormat to create a welcoming atmosphere!  

9. Spruce up the Driveway

Repair any cracks in your driveway and pull out any weeds sticking out of the pavement. Finish off by power washing your driveway and sidewalks to get them to look good as new!  

10. Install New Light Fixtures

Illuminate your home by adding lighting to your home’s exterior. If you are looking for a budget-friendly alternative, then consider adding LED string lights!  

All in all, take advantage of the spring season by implementing some of our curb appeal tips to your home’s exterior. If you or anyone you know are looking to purchase a home, or refinance, then contact one of our experts Loan Officers today!