6 Decorative Ways
A Concrete Driveway Can Boost Your Homes Curb Appeal
“Don’t judge a book by its cover” may be an appropriate way to relate to other people, but when it comes to our homes, curb appeal counts. Giving the outside of your home a spruce is a solid way to boost value and to nail that first impression. One of the first things a guest or potential buyer sees at your home is the driveway, and it is the perfect place to start when you decide to update the outside of your home. Not only can a new driveway give the most bang for your buck, but it also can reduce future maintenance and upkeep.
Resurface- Don’t replace
Save time and money by choosing to resurface your driveway instead of a full replacement. Many homeowners feel that their driveway is beyond repair, but there are many techniques and application methods that can add value to your home and curb appeal without breaking the bank.
- Save time
- Save money
- Save the earth (environmentally friendly)
Stamped concrete is a patterned, decorative finish that can be applied to mimic brick, stones, slate, tile, or even wood. Using this application method to refinish your driveway can create any vision that you may have for your home while saving you money versus the costs of fully replacing a driveway with any of the applications mentioned. When you choose stamped concrete to upgrade your driveway, the sky is the limit and the value will rise equally high.
- Reduce maintenance
- Increase longevity
- Increase home value
Textured concrete is a way for you to stand out in the crowd as a homeowner. This is a very affordable application that packs a punch when it comes to curb appeal. The minimalist design eliminates imperfections and eliminates cracks, stains, and other damages. Using a brushed or swirl finish on your driveway adds durability as well as understated elegance to your curb appeal.
Another surefire way to boost the look of your driveway is with a concrete overlay. Concrete overlays apply a very thin coating on top of the existing concrete and not only allow for a variety of aesthetic application methods, but also add to the strength and durability of your driveway. Concrete overlay makes your driveway more resistant to spills and cracks and extends the life of your driveway while adding to the beauty of your home.
- Variety of design options
- Aesthetically pleasing
- Environmentally sound
One way to enhance curb appeal is to choose a color application that compliments your home. Monochromatic designs not only make your driveway and home appear cohesive, but it can also allow your landscaping to truly pop. Many stamped, stained, other resurfaced techniques allow you to choose a color that perfectly matches or compliments that color of your home.
Easy-Care Long-Lasting Elegance
From stamps to stains and pavers to overlays, choosing a resurfacing technique for your driveway not only adds value but contributing to curb appeal but also by being easy to clean and maintain. In addition, by increasing the durability of your driveway, you can save money by not having to repair or replace as frequently.