3 Ways to Enhance the Exterior of Your Home

(Collaborative post by another author)There is nothing quite as satisfying as being able to enjoy the beauty you’ve created in your home, both inside and outdoors. In fact, this might be something you’ve been mulling over for the past few months. Have you realised that your lawn and garden isn’t quite what you’d like it to be as it appears a bit drab? Since you want to do something to bring a spark of life to the exterior of your home, these three enhancements might be just what you’ve been looking for. 

The outside of a house, stock image from Canva


1. Add a Bespoke Veranda

If you’ve ever wondered just what verandas are and why so many homeowners extoll the glory of the bespoke veranda they had installed, go no further. Simply look at what 30 years expertise has to offer from a company like Nationwide Home Innovations. Not only do they offer a wide range of veranda enhancements, but they can also provide expert advice on exactly what style would best suit your home. Their offerings range anywhere from traditional to contemporary to bespoke verandas, so you will be able to literally visualise just what an enhancement a bespoke veranda would create.

2. Create a Bit of Stonescaping

Speaking of creating, have you ever thought about stonescaping? This is both an art and a science as you will find that strategically placed paving stones can add a useful walkway during wet months while creating a remarkably artistic pathway. However, that’s just the beginning of what stonescaping can do to enhance the exterior of your home. You might want to build a stone fountain surrounded by pebbles on the ground. This could be placed in the middle of your garden and around which you have benches or garden seats to sit enjoying the beauty of nature outdoors. Imagine gazing out at that lovely fountain with the sound of cascading water in the background while you relax in the comfort of your bespoke veranda nearby.

3. Line Pathways with Soft Ambient Lighting

You won’t always want to enjoy your garden in the daylight hours so maybe you might want to create a mood with soft, ambient lighting? Most often homeowners line driveways or paths with ambient solar LED lamps but you can also add LED lamps to your fountain or around your veranda as well. If you choose LED Not only will you be adding a layer of texture and beauty to your garden, but you will be doing something for nature as well. Solar LED lamps are a conservationist’s best friend as they need no manmade energy to produce literally any shade in the rainbow.

Whilst some homeowners wait to enhance the exterior of their homes when they are thinking of listing them for sale, you might want to make a few changes now so you can enjoy the artistry. There’s nothing like coming home from a long, hard day at the office knowing you can sit quietly to enjoy all the beauty you have created to enhance what nature has already provided. 

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