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How to Spruce Up Your Home's Exterior

Posted on February 8, 2019

Bettendorf Window Replacement

One of the best ways to make your home stand out is to increase it’s curb appeal. If you are looking to sell your home, having an impressive first impression is essential to attract the right buyers. But even if you are not looking to move any time soon, having a newly-refreshed exterior, is a great way to increase the value of your home and ensure your home is showing its best to visitors and the neighborhood in general. There are a few simple ways to spruce up your home’s exterior, such as simple landscaping additions or installing a new mailbox at the end of your driveway. If you are looking to dramatically change and improve the look of your home, however, there are three ways you can make your home truly stand out.

New Siding

Replacing your home’s siding is probably the best way to refresh your home’s look. Over time, siding can degrade, fading in color, getting spotted or weather-worn, and generally looking run-down. Choosing to install new siding is the perfect choice when looking to increase your home’s curb appeal. And there is no better siding choice for your Davenport home than vinyl. Over the years, vinyl has emerged as the best siding choice, as it is affordable, but also offers much of the same benefits as other types of siding. Not only is our Alside Vinyl siding guaranteed against splitting, cracking, or blowing off in storms, it also comes in a variety of colors and types. This means it will fit into whatever design aesthetic you are going for, and can be used to achieve any look - from a historical wooden feel, to a modern, bright and clean look.

Replace the Doors

Never underestimate the power of a good entryway, and a good door. Although it may seem that any old door can suffice for your home, if you’re looking to change up the look of your home’s exterior, replacing the door would be a great way to do so. New doors are also better designed than they were a decade ago, so if your home is sporting the same door since its construction, it might be wise to go ahead and replace it. Newer doors are more energy efficient and are made of more technologically-advanced materials which can help prevent heat and cooling loss. Additionally, newer designs are made to last, meaning that - should you replace one now - it should be guaranteed to last for many years to come.

Trimming Out the Windows

A newer trend that is making its way to homes, is trimming out your home’s windows. Adding a pop of bright color to an otherwise subdued siding, can be a great way to change up the look of your home. Most contractors who are versed in siding and windows - like we are - are willing to replace your siding and trim out your windows at the same time. Even if you aren’t looking to replace your home’s windows, changing how they are presented to the outside can totally change the whole aesthetic of your home. While most people tend to trim out their windows in wood, vinyl is a great new choice on the market and is much easier to maintain over time. 

Getting Started

No matter what choice you make to spruce up your home’s exterior, you should look into getting professionals to do the work for you. With professional installation, not only do you have the peace of mind that your work is done correctly, you will also have a warranty on our work. This shows we stand by our products and are proud of the work our installation professionals do. If you are ready to get started on your exterior project or are just looking for some more information, please do not hesitate to contact us for a free estimate. You can do so by filling out our easy online form or by calling us at (309) 762-6244 today!

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