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How to Improve the Curb Appeal of Your Yard

September 27th 2020

The first impression of your home really matters. Whether you're looking to sell the house or want to come outdoors to a beautiful landscape, improving your yard's curb appeal has its benefits. The purpose of most landscaping is to increase curb appeal to the envy of our neighbors.

This guide will help you plan your next landscaping project that’ll improve your home’s curb appeal.

Have a Clear Path

Ensure that the path to your front door is visible from the street. This helps to give your home an inviting feel and also draw people's eyes to your residence. One way to achieve this is to line the walkway with plants. Low-growing plants are ideal for this look. More so, it’s important not to incorporate shrubs or larger trees since it’ll make your visitors feel enclosed. It’d be best if you replace your cemented walkway with stepping stones, pavers, or bluestone treads.

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Plan a Focal Point

When creating a new landscape, it’s imperative you don’t incorporate so many designs. Consider creating a focal point that'll blend with other layouts. This could be a garden feature, an ornamental tree, or the home itself. The rest of the landscape design should support the focal point.

Coordinate Colors for Curb Appeal

Consider planting colorful plants to give a vibrant look to homes with neutral or natural color paints, brick, or stone. Don't forget that excess colors can be overwhelming, so stick to a reduced amount of color pallet. You can add accents or consider adding a pop of color to your doors or shutters. It’s best to stick with colors, preferably neutral ones that complement your home’s interior and exterior look.

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Consider Budget and Maintenance

Before starting the project, it's imperative to create a budget. This gives you an idea of how much to set aside for the work. It helps prevent you from removing items from the design list during the project. Remember also to make provision for market changes, which might affect the price of some things on your list.

This is the right time to consider maintenance. For homeowners with insufficient time to expend on landscape maintenance, its best to opt for low-maintenance shrubs or trees as they don’t require much care to thrive all year.Improving the yard's curb appeal is not difficult once you know how to combine the colors with the other landscape design elements to blend with the home's overall color. At Eden services, our highly trained experts are available to redecorate and redesign your property’s landscape. We are on ground to help you transform your landscape according to your preference. Our service team comprises certified, skilled experts committed to excellent workmanship, and our customer service is top-notch. Contact us now to get a quote; let's get started on the landscape of your dream.