Sometimes, the easiest way to spruce up your home is to go from the outside in. The first thing that people see when they come near your house is the exterior of your home, and that means you need to figure out as many DIY ways as possible to spruce it up. You don’t always have to call in the professionals to upgrade the outside of your home, either.
Of course, having their guidance is actually going to be really helpful, especially when it comes to things like calling or window cleaner for example to have the windows redone. But when it comes to your home exterior, you want to do what you can to make it look fantastic and with the tips below, you can do exactly that.
- Grab the pressure washer. Washing the exterior walls is a great way to spruce up the outside of your home that doesn’t really have to cost much money. You don’t have to hire a professional to do this for you, because as long as you have your own pressure washer, you’ll be able to get your home cleaned on the outside. A clean home is a happy home, and if you’re living in a cool climate, you might notice sooner when there is dirt buildup on the outside of the house. Instead of worrying about this, take the pressure washer to the walls and follow up with wiping down with a cloth because then you won’t have to worry about streaks.
- Move to the driveway. If your driveway takes up a significant portion of the exterior of your home, making sure it looks clean and presentable should be a priority for you. It doesn’t matter the material of the driveway, because any material can be cleaned or at least spruced up. Gravel, for example, can be replaced and refreshed and you can even use a rake to move some of the gravel around so that it spreads out a lot more.
- A lick of paint on the window paint. A nice way to make the outside of your home look good is to give the whole thing a lick of paint. Painting the window panes can upgrade it very quickly and it can make the entirety of the outside of your house look dramatically different. It’s a good way to make changes without actually having to paint the walls. Of course, you can paint the driveway and paint the walls if you want to, but if you just paint the window panes it’s going to cost you less money and they will dry a lot faster.
- Get your gutters cleaned. You might not see inside the gutters from the floor, but you will soon notice if there is a blockage because there will be an issue with the smell of rotting water and gunk in the top of their roof. You don’t have to worry about this if you could hire A company to come and clean your glasses for you. I know, we said you don’t always have to hire a professional, but this is one job you really do want them for. They will be able to come into your home, clean out the gutters and make sure that the entire place is looking and smelling fresh and good.
This post is in collaboration, however all opinions are my own.