Barrie is becoming a larger city. In some of the more mature areas, there isn’t always a lot of room left to expand the house with a major home addition. One way to overcome this while still making improvements to your home is with an exterior renovation. This is an excellent way to add value and curb appeal to a home that you otherwise love.

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The Basics

This may seem obvious, but little things can make your home seem much newer and nice from the outside. Fresh paint or siding restores the gleam of a brand new home, and a “house facelift” offered by a renovation company can give the exterior of your home an edge over the buildings surrounding it. These subtle exterior renovations accomplish a lot, as they give the impression of a living space that’s well taken care of.

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Enhancing What You Already Have

Another way to utilise exterior renovations when space is limited is to build on what already exists. Adding a covered porch is one way to do this. A covered porch addition also lets you use your porch more easily when snow begins to build up in the winter. A covered porch is stylish as well as useful. Along with other tips provided in this article, it enhance the curb appeal of your home and our city.

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Use What You Do Have Effectively

Even with a small yard, landscape designers can manage impressive work to create variety and beauty in your yard. The addition of more flora, or even some natural stone, can make a more lively scene that frames your home better than a plan yard would. Walkways or lights can add the same effect, giving more to look at without being a distraction, as well a serving a practical purpose for you by helping to create a safer home environment.

Even in a small space, exterior renovations to your home can make a huge difference while remaining compact, convenient, and serviceable. This is often a cost effective to give your home a fresh new look when a more expensive or time consuming renovation is simply out of reach. Alair Homes Barrie would love to talk to you about how we can impact the curb appeal of your home and beautify our city, one home at a time!