Want to make your home the belle of the block? Look no further than your outdoor areas, with these ideas to use your front porch as an essential tool in boosting your curb appeal.
Landscaping is important to maximizing streetside beauty, but front porches play a strong role in increasing curb appeal for homes. Whether you have a smaller front stoop with room just for a chair and table, or an expansive area that offers space for a dining table, there are strategies you can put in place to boost the beauty of your home's curb appeal.
Creating a welcoming home can be as simple as dressing up your front door. Try this quick and easy ways to add character to your homes' entrance and improve your homes' curb appeal. Replace a tired front door with a stylish and energy efficient one. There are many different materials to choose from, wood, steel, fiber glass, vinyl and aluminum. Use paint to add personality. Refresh your lighting and house numbers with a coat of spray paint in a snazzy color, or add a splash of surprising color to the door to set your home apart from your neighbors. Use paint appropriate for the material and one that is also recommended for outdoor application. A new mailbox and house numbers can bring a distinctive look to your home. There are many different styles of accessories suited to every architectural style. So, you're sure to find the right fit for your home or instead of hunting for items that provide an exact match, try using these front-door accessories in a less expected way, juxtaposing modern fixtures on a traditional house. Add fresh plants during the growing season. A beautiful potted plant is a lovely way to greet guest at the front door. If you have a larger porch, try adding a table filled with potted plants of all sizes and colors. Innovations in rug making have made up possible to add a special finishing touch at the front door. Outdoor rugs with the good looks of interior rugs and in a variety of sizes have been made completely weather resistant, making them an excellent choice for upping your front door style factor.