Five Tips To Improve The Curb Appeal Of Your Home

Author: Frazer Building Company | | Categories: construction services , Custom Homes , Home Improvements

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The exterior of your home is the first impression guests, and potential homebuyers will have, so you want to make sure that it looks appealing and inviting. And whether you’re interested in selling or just want to make some improvements for your own enjoyment, adding curb appeal is an easy and inexpensive way to make your home look nicer and boost its value. The experts at Frazer Building Company want to inform you of the most efficient ways to not only build your home but also maintain it to keep it looking fantastic in the years to come. Here are five tips to help you improve the curb appeal of your home. 

Tip #1: Replace the front door
The entrance to your home definitely sets the first impression. Without having to do a major remodel, changing your front door is a cost-effective way to freshen up your home. A new front door also has many other benefits, which include but are not limited to energy efficiency, security and advanced durability. 

Tip #2: Add a front porch
This is by far one of the most requested exterior renovations, providing that the existing facade isn’t pleasing already. Not only does it add to your curb appeal, but a porch also adds outdoor living space. How you cultivate your porch ideas can drastically change your home living for the better. Make sure to have enough room for furniture you would like to use. Little bells and whistles like ceiling fans, recessed lighting and outdoor speakers will add to the versatility and style of your home.

Tip #3: Update the roof
If your roof is getting on the older side and it’s coming up on the to-do list, it’s time to consider your options. The roof of your home has a lot to do with curb appeal, especially if you have a big roof line visible from the road. There are architectural shingles to update the look, and there have been several great products added to the market over the past decade. Stamped steel, clay tile, standing seam metal and synthetic slate are just a few to start. Not only can you update the look of your home by replacing the roof you can also make it more energy-efficient.

Tip #4: Update your windows
Many times there are not enough or too small windows on the front of your home. Enlarging them or just changing the configuration can add tremendous light to the interior of the home while adding to the character of your home as well. Consider adding a bay or bow window for dynamic change. 

Tip #5: Replace your garage door
Although every garage door gets the job done, very few do anything for the aesthetics of your home. Consider replacing them with something a bit more decorative. There are more styles, colors and window configurations than one would think. You’d be surprised by how much getting a new garage door can do to freshen up your curb appeal.

If you are looking for custom home builders in St. Clair, Michigan, reach out to Frazer Building Company. Our company has been proudly family-owned and operated since 2003. Our office is based in the beautiful city of Marysville, Michigan. Our building team consists of highly qualified tradesmen who possess the knowledge to handle the complexities of building your home in today’s technological, and energy-conserving times.

We offer services such as roofing, siding, gutter installation, window installation, deck installation, home renovation and remodeling, custom homes. We offer these home building and home improvement services to clients across St. Clair, Port Huron and Fort Gratiot, Michigan. To learn more about the services we offer, please click here. To get in touch with us, please click here.  

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