Add Fresh Paint
You can boost your yard’s appearance with fresh paint on the sidewalk, driveway, curb, and sides of the house. The added value can come in handy if you decide to sell your home. A porch and house with peeling paint could take some of the appeal away regardless of how many shrubs you add around the exterior, the types of flowerbeds you have, or how neatly manicured the area may be. However, for the present, adding paint can make the landscape look even jazzier.
In addition to paint, you can add noticeable house numbers in various shapes, sizes, and colors. This also applies to the mailbox. Install a new mailbox that enhances the fresh paint added to your doors, windows, curb, and house. Adding snow-white pebbles to accent the features in your front yard also works well to add a bit of contrast and curb appeal.
Update the Lighting
Outdoor lighting can make the property safer, more beautiful, and more functional. It can also illuminate the front yard area. The lights can line the home in custom holders, making it easier for family, friends, and other guests to see when they’re coming in and out or walking down the sidewalk. Remember to research the safety ratings of the lighting before installing it as well as any community regulations you must follow.
Install a Front Yard Garden with Stones
Landscaping is the best way to spruce up any area of the home, especially the front yard near the porch or in the middle of the lawn. As with the backyard, you can add walkways complete with concrete squares and surround the trees, flowers, and other plants with stones and decorative rocks of different sizes, colors, and shapes. Make a garden full of stones and add a plant or two in the middle, or make a stone walkway on top of the decorative rock garden. Smaller stones or decorative pebbles such as black polished pebbles can be ideal for this purpose.
Create a Seating Area
Adding furniture gives your yard or front porch a warm, comfortable feel. You can create a seating area with benches, chairs, and couches. Depending on the temperature, you can enjoy warm coffee, cold tea, or other beverages while relaxing, reading, or chatting with others. The outdoor area can be as simple or elaborate as you like, depending on your standards. Consider items such as bright rugs and throws, rocking chairs, and trendy end tables.
No matter what kind of landscaping project you’re planning, rocks, stones, and pebbles can give it additional depth, character, and beauty. Whether you’re looking for the finest Mexican beach pebble or an assortment of river rock, reach out to the experts at RS&P Rock Stones & Pebbles, a premier landscape rock and supply superstore. To learn how we can help you create the landscape of your dreams, call us today at (866) 380-0770.