We all love to decorate the interior of our homes, but we often take the exterior for granted and leave it unattended. We wouldn’t leave it attended if we knew how important it could actually be to the style and tone of our home.
In fact, if you think about it, the outside of properties are the first thing you notice when you look at a house. That means the outside SETS the tone and style. Starting to think twice about how your home looks from the outside? Here are a couple of ways to give it a facelift.
Brick is a great look. If your home doesn’t have brick installed, however, it can be hard to replicate the look. You could, of course, rebuild your property and use brick, but that is an extreme measure. Instead, buy brick slips that you can easily add to the exterior of your house, almost like a faux brick look. They are brilliant at restoring lost character or concealing an ugly finish, too.
Render The Walls
Houses can easily become dated and look old. For one thing, they are subject to varying weather conditions on a daily basis. The mixture of rain, sun and wind takes its toll, and it is also hard to stop. How do you stop the weather from affecting your property?
You don’t, but you can take action after the fact. A coat of render will smooth out any cracks or hide any imperfections, as well as it giving that smooth, glossy look.
The term might not seem familiar. However, the look will because they are incredibly popular. In fact, as soon as you see them you will think, ‘I have wanted to try frosted glass balustrades for years!’
In layman’s terms, balustrades are the frameless pieces of glass that some properties have installed on their balconies. They are popular because they are private, hence the frosting. And, they also offer great views. Just as importantly, they look fantastic!
Replace The Roof
You don’t have to rip the roof off and start again. You can easily update the roof by switching the covering. An ugly roof covering will have a negative impact on the aesthetics of your home, so it only makes sense that you replace any poorly chosen materials.
A lot of people tend to leave it because it seems like a lot of work. Roof coverings are quite simple and affordable, depending on what covering you decide to go with.
Replace The Windows
Again, another design tip that seems expensive, but again replacing windows are not as expensive as you would think. Nowadays, there are plenty of options to choose from which makes the process far more affordable.
PVC window frames are popular for this exact reason. Not only are windows important from an interior design standpoint, but they are also important from a safety standpoint. Any old windows need replacing as soon as possible.
To achieve the transformation that you have always wanted, you need to consider your home’s exterior.