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hardscaping. These elements give your yard a focal point and can help draw the eye away from any imperfections. Depending on the style of your home and your neighborhood building guidelines, a fence can make a big difference when it comes to selling your home, especially if potential buyers have young children or pets. The hassle of putting in a fence might not be worth it to them, but they’d be willing to shell out the extra cash for a house that already has one installed. A deck, porch, or patio is also included in this. It adds to the amount of usable outdoor space, and increases the square footage of living space.
While all of these aspects of landscaping are important and will enhance your curb appeal, you also need to consider how the house itself looks from the street. Siding, roofing, and other architectural details are just as important. A pretty yard won’t save a home with peeling paint. Together, nice landscape design and well maintained siding and roofing will greatly increase your home’s curb appeal.