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How to Revamp Your Home Exterior

Add Water Features, Garden Sculpture, Iron Fences, and More

© 2013 Sierra Paige; all rights reserved; content may not be copied, rewritten, or republished without written permission.

Bethesda Fountain in Central Park; photo courtesy Dan4th Nicholas

Perhaps you’ve desired to revamp the look of your home exterior and add the right amount of sparkle to it. By adding a variety of features to your home your efforts will bring it to life.

You will no longer have to deal with any dull exteriors. Water features are among the most common additions that look great placed outside of your home.

They add the perfect amount of style and tranquility and also create a calming effect for you and your household. In fact, they go hand-in-hand with Feng Shui planning.

Plus, when you invite visitors over they will feel at ease while spending time in your peaceful garden or yard area outside your home.

Add Outdoor Water Features for a Stylish Appeal

Outdoor water features have become commonplace due to their appeal and stylish design. They create the perfect “water” element that looks great displayed on any property.

Many people add a pond or a water fountain to their property in order to maintain a moderate temperature along with dehumidifying it. The water source adds water to the atmosphere, thus, regulating its temperature as well.

In the same manner, the water source is also an important place for household pets and birds, etc. to drink water and rest beside it. Some birds need other sources. Consider hanging hummingbird feeders in you yard.

Add a Variety of Water Features

A country estate courtyard fountain

In order to redo the look of your home’s exterior, you can add a variety of outdoor water features including water fountains, floor fountains, garden ponds, courtyard fountains, multi-tier yard fountains, patio fountains etc.

Similarly, one can also add a static source of water for fishing and other recreational purposes in your backyard, garden area, etc.

Picket Style Fencing will Impress Guests

The idea of adding garden sculpture, iron fences, aluminum railings, wrought iron furniture, and other decorative pieces also will add a sense of style to your gardens, patios, sidewalks, driveways, etc.

You can impress friends and guests because they will enjoy glancing at your front yard or lawn when they notice that you installed an attractive latticework or picket-style fencing.

One can choose between creative wooden fences or go for the highly-secure metal fences. The addition of iron gates such as garden gates, pedestrian gates, security gates, manual or automatic gates, are important with respect to the security of the house. Plus, they also will add value to your property exterior.

Don’t Forget About Other Décor Elements

One can also add a wide range of other decorative items to the exterior. The construction of garden sheds, bird houses, tree houses, picnic tables, and gazebos are many examples.

The addition of chimes, musical birds, other hanging material, aesthetic lanterns and lamps, halogen bulbs, colorful fountains, natural stonework, and other creative items are many other ways you can also revamp your property exteriors.

Therefore, with the installation and remodeling of a few features in a garden or front/back yard of a property, one can enhance the look and value of it. If you’ve done anything unique and creative on your property, please share it in the comment section below.

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