Whether you’re trying to sell your home, or just want to upgrade it, one thing to consider is its kerb appeal. Kerb appeal is the impression you get of your house from the outside, and when people pull onto your driveway or walk down the street. And it can make the difference between a bold first impression and your home being overlooked. If you’re planning to sell in an area with a competitive property market, then this can be particularly worrying, as you want to draw attention for the right reasons. That’s why many people are installing a roof repair coating, cleaning up their front gardens, and generally improving their home’s exterior, and here’s how you can do it too.
Clear your front garden and clean
It’s surprising how much difference a bit of gardening and cleaning can do. Not only should you regularly weed and tidy your garden, but also consider investing in a pressure washer to clean grubby patios and brickwork, ensuring a bright exterior. If your roof is starting to look old and the tile is fading, using roof coating systems can make sure it looks like new, which makes a big difference when you compare it to your neighbours.
Add some colour
Such is the way housing developments spring up and how the construction industry works, many homes in the UK can often look alike – particularly in groups. This can make it hard to distinguish one street from another. Adding some colour to your exterior can really add kerb appeal, and you can do this by:
- Painting your front door
- Adding some colourful flowers
- Adding a coating to your roof
- Opting for colourful fencing
Simply adding some stylish red or blue tones can make a big difference. When you’re looking for a waterproof roof coating, for example, then adding some deep rustic tones can make a big difference to your home, making it stand out from the crowd for the right reasons.
Add a lick of paint
Homes that haven’t been painted for a while will often catch your eye for the wrong reason. But a survey showed that a third of buyers would pay up to 25% more for a home that has a fresh lick of paint. Considering the cost of painting your house versus the value it adds, it’s one of those jobs that’s worth it.
Don’t forget the roof. By adding a high-quality roof coating, you can make it look like new, without the big expense of re-painting. Don’t forget, if you’re trying to sell then your estate agent will need to take photographs of your home’s exterior to list on property websites. A well maintained, freshly-painted house will get far more clicks than one with peeling paint.
To improve the look of your roof and make it more energy efficient, contact Kingdom Coatings of Unit 1 & 2, Block 2, Ward Street, Alloa Industrial Estate, Alloa, FK10 1ET. E-mail us on [email protected] or call 0800 228 9436 to speak to our team.