Want to make a good impression AND improve your home value? It’s time to take a look at your “curb appeal” – the first thing people notice when they pull up to your home.
Tame the Jungle – make sure you have a clear walkway to your front door. Trim back overhanging tree limbs or unruly bushes that may be blocking the path.
Let there be light – not only does outdoor lighting enhance your home’s nighttime appeal, it helps visitors find their way (and discourages crime). Solar-powered LED lights are relatively inexpensive and easy to install.
Front Door Style– Perhaps a good scrubbing or a new coat of paint is in order. Remember to polish the hardware to bring out the shine.
Numbers Jumble – don’t make your guests hunt for your house! Make sure your house numbers are prominent and visible from a distance. Is it time for a new set? Self-adhesive vinyl numbers are attractive and affordable.
Porch Appeal – check that your porch light is adequate for your needs. If not, consider upgrading your light fixture or adding a second. Remember to regularly sweep and clear the cobwebs to help set a welcoming tone for visitors.
Mail Box Blues – has your mail box seen better days? Make sure it’s in working order and free of dents. There are many types of mailboxes to choose from, so find one that suits your home style and personal taste.

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