If you are someone who has a generally busy schedule, chances are that you won’t have a lot of time to spend on your garden, tending to it and making it flourish. As a result, it is inevitable that your garden easily gets overgrown, or your plants dying on you. Consider planting plants that are more easily maintained, or plants that don’t require a lot of attention; like succulents. Hiring a gardener is an alternative option to keep your plants vibrant…
If you want to wow your visitors right from the moment they see your home, then the below tips and suggestions are exclusively for you…!
Make sure the fences and the gates are well services and in great condition
Nothing is worse to see when entering a home than a creaking gate or a fence that is peeling in several places. Not only does it make your home look rundown and ill maintained, it also gives your visitors the creeps. Keep the hinges of your gates well oiled. Make sure the door bell is in perfect condition. If you use roller gates, make sure it operates smoothly. If you happen to have fences, always have your fence painting Melbourne updated.
Select the right colors for the exterior walls
Your exterior walls tend to give your home life through its colors. While you can certainly choose white for it, having a different color may give your home more character. However, make sure to not be too adventurous with your colors. Remember that it is a pretty wide area to cover, and you should not get bored of the color within a short few months. Ask your trusted painters in Hampton (if you plan on using them) for color suggestions that are best suiting your home. Don’t forget to take in the impact of the weather when selecting colors…
Have an impressive pathway leading up to your front door
If your guests have to cross your garden to get to your front door, or if there is quite a bit of a walk until they reach your home, it is very important that you build a stable, clean and clear pathway. Of course, you can have a dirt or cement pathway. But since your aim is to impress, consider using stone for it. To take the impressiveness further, consider lighting up the pathway using light bulbs. The recently famous and cheap method of using glow in the dark rocks for this too can be a very good idea. The only thing to keep in mind is to make sure those rocks don’t get moved about by your kids or your pets.
Make the entry way of your home presentable and welcoming
Once your guests have entered your home, the first thing they will be seeing of it is the entry way. Whether it is to take off their outer wear, or whether it is that you have seating arrangements for them in the area, try your best to make it an area that is welcoming. Make sure it is well lit. Open up the are. If it happens to be smaller than you’d like, use simply techniques like mirror wall décor to bounce around the available light; making the space appear bigger than it is.