Creating a wonderful Patio for your home
A house is one of the most sacred places for the owner as this is his/her place of relaxation and fun with the family. Most of our important moments are related to the house we live in which is why when it comes to selling, there are lots of emotions to process. Even more, besides the emotional attachment, you will also have to allow strangers into your house. And these people might not like what they see.
So, to spare yourself from any frustration, you should try to boost your home's appearance and value by adding a few last-minute improvements. If this doesn't sound too appealing you should keep in mind that the market is still fighting to get back on its feet and specialists recommend doing whatever it takes to make your home more attractive.
That's why today we are going to discuss what you can do to make your home more inviting. Since the first thing someone visiting your home will see is the garden, you should start with your patio design. It is an affordable project as you won't have to break the bank to make it look modern and styled. Let's see a few ideas that could make people want to see the rest of the house as well.
One important aspect in the patio is the furniture. If you are using old chairs that used to be in the house and a table that only has 3 legs out of 4, then you should reconsider your choices. Patio furniture is not that expensive and a few great pieces will transform the atmosphere in the entire garden. For instance, a patio furniture sectional will look amazing in your front or backyard. They look so inviting that you'll want to spend most of your afternoons in the garden, taking care of plants or sipping coffee.
The best part with these pieces of furniture is that they can go anywhere. For example, you can create a great sitting area by the pool or you can make your very own green heaven under an old tree's crown.
The furniture will be nicely highlighted if you place a few pots with beautiful flowers around. Of course, you can get creative and use all sorts of containers. Every can or wood box you're not using anymore can become a great container for lots of flowers. Also, it's a good idea to mix and match colours and types, green leaves and blooms, colourful pots with simple containers.
The best part of this project is that you don't have to spend a lot of money on fancy flowers. Season flowers are the best as they are simple and joyful.
Lots of vines
During the hot days of summer you (or the future owners) will need shadow so it's a fantastic idea to create a wooden arch and dress it with climbing vines. This way you'll get a natural umbrella that will keep you away from the sun.
If you plant a few insect repellent plants here and there, your arch will be the perfect place to relax with a good book.
As you can see, taking care of your patio can be one of the house improvement projects that won't cost a lot of money and will have a major impact on your house's appearance.
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About the PublisherBo Kauffmann is a residential real estate agent with over 18 yrs experience in helping buyers and sellers achieve their goals. Inducted into the REMAX Hall of Fame in 2010 and receiving the REMAX Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019, Bo has sold over 500 houses and condos in the Greater Winnipeg market. He is an accredited buyer representative (A.B.R.) and a Luxury Home Marketing Specialist. Bo provides exceptional service to First-Time Home-Buyers, Seniors looking to downsize and Home Sellers of all ages. He can be reached easily By E-Mail or call/text him Call/Text Here
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