Selling Your Home? A Great Deck Heightens Curb Appeal

By Hawaii Renovation Posted in: BackyardExterior

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If your home’s outside appearance is starting to look a bit shabby and could use some manicuring, it might be time to think about adding curb appeal, which is an integral part of selling a home. Smart sellers know that taking extra steps to care for and present a home’s exterior is a worthwhile investment, particularly during the real estate off-season. There is one improvement you can make that will help boost your home’s outdoor appeal no matter what the season: a deck.

You can enhance your deck, and therefore add to your home’s overall appeal, by adding simple touches and accessories that include:

• Staging a tiny deck or a rarely-used balcony off a master bedroom as a romantic getaway with cozy, cushioned seating and a raised fire pit.

• Adding designer style while safeguarding your deck with Latitudes Deck Stones, 16-inch interlocking square tiles made of natural slate or granite.

• Lighting a deck to create a warm, welcoming mood for evening entertaining, as well as an important safety feature. LED deck lighting kits, like those offered by Deckorators, are both practical and visually appealing.

• Incorporating deck railings into your design to add both safety and visual appeal. Decorative railings with ornate balusters, post caps and post covers can give virtually any wood or composite lumber deck a distinctive look for a modest investment.

This article is courtesy of Brandpoint.