Have you been gradually doing up and renovating your home? Painting walls, polishing up floors and shifting furniture around. Often when giving their homes an upgrade or even a little spruce up, people forget how important your homes garden and outdoor areas are. Coming home to a beautiful drive way or a lush green garden can lift your mood and will easily make your home seem cheery and cosy. Here are some easy suggestions for updating your outdoor areas.
Re do your drive way
Many people underestimate how good a drive way can be made to look and they will always find faults. We often think of it as just the path that we drive our cars along or that we park them on. However, there are endless possibilities for your drive way that will easily deal with the regular wear and tear of having cars drive over it. While paving might seem an easy or sensible option that’s reasonably pretty why not go for something unusual like liquid limestone?
Not only is liquid limestone in Perth beautiful and unique, it will easily last and be able to tolerate changes in weather not to mention the weight of your vehicles.
Landscape your garden
The garden is often the most neglected part of a house unless someone in the family is an avid gardener with a green thumb. You can choose to keep things simple with a standard lawn – the uniformity of the green grass will be soothing and can also give the illusion of a larger space before the house – something to consider especially if you live in a crowded residential area. Another alternative is to plant a hedge or some flowering shrubs that will give you and your family some privacy while also adding to the greenery around your home. Flowerbeds are another option as they will add colour and life to your garden!
Redecorate your porch
If you have a porch then something simple like hanging up a new light fixture or adding a porch swing could make things seem cozy. Many people choose to simply paint their front door an interesting colour that helps their home stand out and that also adds a quirky yet cozy vibe!
From simple updates, like a coat of paint to more committed changes like re doing your drive way can completely alter the look of your house and make it more welcoming. Changes of this sort will also lend your home character, making it reflect you and your family’s personalities and lifestyles.