When it comes time to sell your home, you likely start thinking about areas that need improvement. Perhaps you need to put up a new coat of paint in the living room or repair some holes in a bedroom. When looking for areas that need updating, don’t forget to include the outside of your home.
Your home’s curb appeal will be the buyers’ first impression of your property. If they don’t get a good impression, they might decide that they don’t even want to look inside. Here are some easy ways you can boost your curb appeal.
Focus on the Landscaping
If you let your landscaping get out of control, buyers might assume that you don’t take care of your home either. To keep the landscaping Kent looking its best, you should keep the lawn mowed, and the weeds pulled. If you don’t want to spend time weeding, consider putting down some landscaping fabric around your plants and bushes and then a layer of mulch on top of that.
Wash the House
Over time, dirt and grime begin to accumulate on the outside of your home, discoloring the paint. To help your home look its best, you should pressure wash it. When cleaning the home, make sure you don’t get too close with the pressure washer. You want to take off the dirt, not the paint.
Clean Up Garbage
When you’re packing to get ready for the move, you likely find that you have a lot more garbage than you realized. While you might assume that buyers would be understanding of a large pile of garbage sitting outside waiting to be picked up, it doesn’t reflect well on your home. Instead of keeping it sitting around your home, take regular loads to the dump. That way, you’ll have a great-looking property and won’t have to worry about the unsightly mess.