A beautiful yard is something that everyone pays attention to. In fact, it’s not uncommon for us to have one house in the neighborhood that we admire from afar. It’s usually the yard with the lush healthy frass and the attractive flower beds. It may even be the home that stands out because the colors are so fresh and lively. There’s always something about the home’s we admire that give them that extra spark and set them apart from the other homes in the neighborhood. We all want our homes to look well-kept, fresh, and inviting. Fortunately, it doesn’t take a lot of time effort, or money to completely transform a dull lackluster home.
Every home looks better with a fresh coat of paint. However, many of us can’t afford to paint our entire house. The alternative to painting your home can be equally impactful, however. Paint your front door an attractive eye-catching color and paint your shutters as well. Take a step back and observe your work. You’re going to be amazed at the impact that spot painting can have on the appearance of your home. Your house is instantly transformed, just by painting your front door and shutters.
Do Your Yard Work
Cut your grass, prune, and clean up. This step unveils your home’s true potential. After you’ve given your yard a little time and attention you can put your ideas into action. Look around and think about what accents you could add to your yard to improve the look. Perhaps a set of stone pavers leading to the front door would add charm and interest. You may even consider adding a low maintenance rock garden to your yard. It’s your call. There are many things that you can do to create a more attractive and appealing looking home.
Fix What’s Broken
An attractive yard is marred by visible items in disrepair. Fix what’s broken to eliminate this problem. You may have a mailbox in disrepair or shutters that are detached from your home. Whatever the case, make sure you take the time to repair broken items around your yard. If you happen to live near a fire hydrant, make sure that you don’t do anything to block access to it. The fire department may need to conduct a fire hydrant flow test.
It’s not hard to create a yard that you can be proud of. A little elbow grease, imagination, and paint is really all you need. Beautiful homes are created, not born. Your masterpiece awaits you.