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Cool Ways to Spruce Up the Exterior of Your Home

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Most homeowners don’t realize that the exterior of your home can do a lot for your equity. If your home looks good from the outside, then you can count on having more equity, which makes your home more valuable. For some homeowners, adding flavor to the home’s exterior is easy. For others, it’s not too easy to do. If you are struggling to make the exterior look good, then be sure to use some of the following cool ways to add some life to it.

Flowers

If you’re looking for something simple, you can add flowers to the exterior of the home to give it some life. You can stick to one traditional color scheme, such as a yellow or blue to contrast the color of your home. If you want to add more life, then you can mix and match some colorful flowers to give it an even more attractive look. When choosing flowers, be sure that you mix and match the size, as this will add some depth to the area. Opt for oversized bushes as well as smaller flowers to add some contrast.

Landscaping

In addition to just adding flowers, you should also consider adding some landscaping to spruce up the outside of your home. Adding flower boxes or putting gravel or mulch around your yard can do a lot to break up your grass. If you truly want to do something unique with your landscaping, you could also remove your grass altogether and just use stone. All of this will help to make the exterior of your home look different than your neighbors’.

Shutters

Shutters can help to make your house look good by giving it a new look. If you already have shutters on your home, you can change the color of it to give your home a new look. If you don’t have shutters, you can pick some up at your local home improvement store. This allows you to make the windows of your home look different and add a contrasting color to the home’s exterior.

Copper Gutters

Copper will certainly give your home a new look. Copper is very attractive and can make your home look both modern and old fashioned. You can add a little bit of copper gutters to your home to make a detailed area stand out. You could also replace all your gutters with copper for a truly unique look. If you want the cool look of copper gutters, then add it to your home to spruce up the outside.

Paint

When you want to make the outside of your home look good without spending a fortune, you can change the paint color. Even if you have brick or stone on your home, you can paint these materials to make it look a lot different. If you opt for a paint sprayer, you can get this task knocked out quickly too, so you can enjoy the new look of your home sooner.

Porch

If you want to break up the monotonous look of your home and increase its value, consider adding a porch. This can be something small that just adds a touch of depth, or you can opt for something more detailed that wraps around the house for a welcoming look. Talk with a professional contractor to see what your options are, and then pick the one that you love.

No matter your style or taste, there is always a way you can add some flair to the exterior of your home that will increase its value and make you the envy of the neighborhood.

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