5 Strategies To Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal, Safety, and Energy-Efficiency

5 Strategies To Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal, Safety, and Energy-Efficiency

June 15, 2023

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Whether you are looking to boost the comfort of your home or the market value of a property you just flipped, there are ways to maximise the curb appeal, safety, and energy efficiency of a house – and, without spending a fortune!

Of course, each property owner will have different needs. However, with the right maintenance strategies and the support of specialised maintenance experts, you can keep your property in the best shape for years to come. In this guide, we’ll look at a few strategies to use this summer. Let’s dive in. 

Invest in a Decking Area or Plants

According to some owners, the curb appeal factor can increase a property’s market value by a whopping £55k. But when it comes down to boosting the aesthetics of a home, it can be hard to know what steps to take and how to maximise the budget available to you. 

Fortunately, some strategies can help – starting with installing a seeking area of plants. 

A decked area can shield your home from external noise, add insulation, provide shade, and boost your privacy. 

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Maintain Your Roof

Another important aspect to consider is the maintenance of your roof. Your home’s roof represents the ultimate barrier against the elements, but it is constantly exposed to winds, rain, and UV rays. Inspecting it twice a year (and after extreme weather events) and partnering with Roofing and Maintenance specialists can help you keep your roof healthy for years to come. In turn, a healthy roof translates into a more comfortable, insulated, and safe home. 

Rethink Your Doors and Windows

Next up, rethink your windows and doors. Especially if you are looking to maintain an older home, upgrading your windows and doors can help you seal air leaks and boost the overall insulation of your property. 

A better-insulated home is more comfortable, easier to sell, and healthier for all members of your family. If you are unsure how to start, consider upgrading your front door, garage door, and window frames across the house. 

Install Outdoor Lighting

If you are looking to increase the safety of your home’s surroundings, don’t think twice about installing outdoor lighting. This is a great way to boost your home’s market value, can boost its aesthetics at nighttime, and make it easier for each member of your family to leave and return home at any time of the day or night. 

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Revamp Your Driveway and Exterior Walls

An affordable way to hone your home’s curb appeal is to simply revamp or paint your home’s driveway and exterior walls. While this may seem like a minor project, fresh paint can brighten up your home’s exterior and create a more welcoming place for all. After all, your home’s exterior walls are the first aspect you’ll notice when returning home. 

Speak to a Local Real Estate Expert

Last, but not least, make sure to consult a local real estate expert. A specialist will help you identify the trends that are emerging in the area and invest in your home to maximise the property’s appeal and sellability. Just make sure to find a professional you can trust with your project!

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