How to Update your Home’s Façade

If you’re thinking of renovating but aren’t sure where to start, an update to your home’s façade is a great and simple option. Kerb appeal is very important to prospective buyers, so we’ve come up with a few façade renovations that will instantly boost the appearance of your home’s exterior.

Plant some flowers

Flowers at the front of your home can look really stunning when done well, especially when they lead to the front door. Opt for flowers that are hardwearing and require minimal upkeep. Lavender is a fantastic choice for Australian homes – lavender bushes last for many years and will give your entranceway a lovely natural perfume.

Add some awning

Awning is a beautiful, eye catching feature that can transform a plain façade into a grand one. Striped awning works particularly well on older style homes.

A splash of colour

If your renovation budget is quite modest, a great way to update your façade is to simply paint your front door in a bold colour. A red, blue or even purple door will make your home stand out from the rest of the street, and make it all the more inviting.

Plant a large tree

So long as it doesn’t obstruct the view of or from your home, a big, beautiful tree in your front yard is a great way to make your home more inviting. Since large trees take a long time to grow, you’ll need to plant an already established one and ensure that the roots aren’t going to

Create a garden path

If you have a large front yard, a garden path leading to your front door is a great way to break up the space and create a point of interest. Whether you opt for a straight path or for a winding one, a garden path will build intrigue for guests visiting your home.

Invest in stone cladding

Stone cladding is a timeless way to add interest to your home’s façade. There are many different styles of stone cladding to choose from, so whether you’re after a natural look, or you want something a little bolder, you’ll definitely be able to find elegant stone cladding to suit your home’s existing aesthetic. Stone Design Group are the experts in all things stone, including stone cladding, stone kitchen benchtops, stone splashbacks and more. If you’re planning a façade renovation, contact us about our beautiful stone cladding options.