Spring is on its way and that causes many people to start thinking about home improvement projects. After the fall and winter, the weather and greenery that come with spring are both welcomed. The change in the season can cause you to look at the exterior of your home with new eyes. If you want to give the exterior of your home a fresh new look for the spring, there are a few different projects you can do that will make a big difference.
Clean up the flowerbeds
Leaves, dead plants, and other debris from the fall and winter can make the exterior of your home look cluttered and dirty. Simply cleaning out the flowerbeds can make a big difference in the way the exterior of your home looks. You will likely notice a big difference in the way the exterior of your house looks simply by cleaning things up. You can take it a step further and add in new flowers and plants to bring the exterior of your home to life even more.
The exterior of your house is constantly exposed to the elements. Wind, rain, dust, and grime can all batter the exterior surface of your siding. This can cause your home to look dull and dirty. Before you determine that your house needs a completely new paint job, consider hiring a pro to pressure wash it. You may find that all the exterior of your house really needs is a good cleaning. Pressure washing can remove years’ worth of buildup and leave your home looking brand new. This process is quick and does not require a lot of preparation from you. And, if you do decide to paint, pressure washing is an important first step.
Repair or replace damaged areas of siding
Chipped, cracked, broken, rotted, or missing siding can have a big impact on the way your house looks. It simply cannot look its best if you allow damaged siding to remain on the exterior of your home. Making repairs to any area of the siding that is damaged can make a big difference in the way your home looks.
New paint job
The ultimate step for freshening up the exterior of your home is to get a new paint job. New paint can completely transform the way your house looks. Painting the exterior of your home is a big job if you go the DIY route. However, a quality painting pro can get the job done quickly and provide you with top notch results.
Each of the steps outlined above have the potential to make a big difference in the way the exterior of your home looks. Cleaning up the flowerbeds is a project you can start right away and likely finish over a weekend. Pressure washing, repairing damage, and getting a new paint job are all projects that you can do on your own but will be much easier with the help of a pro. If you want help with any or all of the tasks outlined above, get in touch with the pros at D&D Painting.