The Importance of Curb Appeal

When many homeowners think about “curb appeal” they think of it in relation to how much their house may be valued when they go to sell it. However, maintaining a home that looks good from the road is important even if you plan on staying put. Laura Firszt of Networx covered this topic in her article Why Curb Appeal Matters: Even if You’re Not (Yet) Selling Your Home.

In this article, Firzst lists and explains seven reasons why curb appeal is important:

    1. It shows a pride in ownership
    2. Home maintenance protects the value of your home
    3. It’s better for your personal safety
    4. It helps with social relations
    5. It helps with gentrification
    6. It is enjoyable
    7. It enables you to keep your options open

Learn more by reading the full article here.

The professionals at Baltic Home Improvements can help Chicago areahomeowners improve the curb appeal of their homes, whether it is with a cedar shake roofnew siding or even the installation of a new door or windows. Contact us to learn more about what we can do for you and to schedule an appointment for a free estimate on your job.

Full article on Networx.

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