before your home is put on the market.
Your back door needs attention too. For example, if you have a sliding screen door for your backyard, check if it needs a new screen or if it needs to be repositioned on the tracks. There’s nothing worse than having something fall apart or not function properly when there’s a buyer in your home, especially when it comes to the doors, both front and back.
A WELL-MANICURED LAWN MAKES THE DIFFERENCE
If your lawn is withering, has dead grass, or is riddled with weeds, buyers aren’t going to be attracted to your home. Therefore, it’s extremely important to have a lawn that’s well-manicured and shows off just as much beauty as the rest of your home, and shows the buyer the home hasn’t been occupied by a negligent owner. However, a lawn that appears to be too high-maintenance can also be a turnoff. It’s best to go for a look that’s both neat and attractive. You don’t need to go overboard with the lawn care, but have the grass trimmed nicely and regularly check that it’s healthy. A simple garden somewhere around the perimeter of your home is also a great idea. You can plant flowers with bright colors to really lighten up and bring a joyous feeling to your lawn area. If you have a garden, or want to add a special touch to the landscape, throw down mulch in a darker color, such as a solid, dark brown. Mulch helps to neaten things up and gives the area a clean feeling; generally, mulch always looks good in any setting when set down the proper way. You can’t go wrong with mulching, as it adds great curb appeal.
One thing to avoid when it comes to this area of curb appeal is
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