Custom Doors And Your Home’s Curb Appeal

December 7, 2016

When buyers shop for homes, the first thing that will register in their minds is a property’s exterior. Eventually, they may look for features like a grand kitchen, or a spacious living room, but it doesn’t change the fact that the urge to buy first kicks in after seeing the home’s exterior. A neat and stylish looking house can make a strong impression on buyers, even before they enter the property. This means a well-trimmed lawn, good landscaping, and an attractive entry door that promises only good things inside. Here are some tips on how to improve your home’s curb appeal.

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Customized Doors

Give your home an entirely new appeal by matching the façade with a stylish customized door. Most people think that customized doors are only for new homes, but the opposite is actually true. Custom doors will be more beneficial for existing homes because these houses would already have a theme and charm of their own. A new door that’s been designed to match the home’s appearance can greatly enhance the property’s charm.

Additionally, customizing is ideal for doors with non-standard sizes. You can save more time by approaching a Carmel door provider like Franklin Window and Door who offer products from manufacturers that accept custom orders, such as ProVia. With the combined expertise of the installer and manufacturer, you can have a front door that fits perfectly and complements your home’s façade.  It’s a quick, simple, and efficient way to improve your home’s curb appeal.

In customizing your front door, keep in mind that you can pick the material, as well as the color and shade. You should also consider functionality and choose an energy-efficient door that is both durable and elegant. Ask the experts in Carmel doors about such products.

Good Landscaping

Invest in good landscaping by raising the flowerbeds, keeping the grass well trimmed, and choosing plants that will match the vibe you want to give your home. A good landscape is simple but neat. You don’t really need to add exotic looking plants or oddly trimmed shrubs, just keep it simple and tidy. You need to make sure, however, that your lawn accentuates your stylish customized door and your home’s façade, as a clash between them can potentially ruin all your efforts.

A good first impression can not only increase the chances of your home being sold immediately, but can also raise the property’s value by 5-10%, so it’s an investment that’s well worth making.


(Getting the Most Value from Your Home with Exterior Projects that Improve Curb Appeal, slideshare)

(Curb Appeal: Staging Your Home on the Outside Sells the Inside, the real estate staging studio)

(20 Ways to Add Curb Appeal,


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