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Top Trending Home Improvement Projects Ahead of Summer

If the last year has taught us anything it's that creating a home where you truly love to spend time is more than worth the effort. 


After more than a year of social distancing, closed business, and far too much time indoors, the promise of summer has people excited to host warm-weather gatherings and enjoy their outdoor space.


The top home improvements over the last year have actually been outside of the home, improving and expanding outdoor living space. 


This is the ideal time to turn your home into the ultimate summer sanctuary to share with family and friends or prepare for sale. 


Here are the top 4 outdoor home improvements projects: 


Landscaping

Having your lawn and yard professionally landscaped and designed will improve its functionality, ease of care, and enjoyment of use.


Lawn maintenance, flower beds, hedges, and greenery—landscaping is the first thing anyone notices (including you) when they arrive. 


Fence and Gate installation

Installing a new fence and gate in your yard will improve not only the look of your property but also the privacy and security of your home.


Wood fences are lockable gates are highly popular and will substantially increase the value of your home, especially if new or kept in excellent condition.


They’re also a great way to keep small children and pets within the safety of your home. 


Exterior painting


There’s likely no need to repaint your entire home, however, touching up the trim around doors, windows, and repainting any areas in need will have your home looking fresh and updated immediately.


These touchups can be done by yourself or a professional very easily and affordably and will increase the value of your home much more than expected! 


Deck and porch remodel


Whether it’s building an entirely new deck or simply updating and staining your current one, the aesthetic appeal will be greatly improved. 


Having a clean, comfortable area to set out your patio furniture and enjoy a wonderful barbeque dinner will be will improve your outdoor living space and be much more attractive to potential buyers. 


Whatever your plans might this summer, improving your outdoor living space will make a large impact on your home and yard. Not only will it improve the value of your home, but it will also improve its livability and your enjoyment while spending time in your yard. 


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