Your driveway is the first thing that your guests see when visiting you. It might just be an area where you park your car, but to your guests and neighbors, this area can either be inviting or intimidating. You can increase the curb appeal of your home exterior by making a few changes to the design.

Dressing up your driveway is not only meant to impress your guests, but also to add value to your property. While most attention is focused on your home interior, you should not ignore your exteriors as well. You can turn your driveway into a sophisticated entrance with these creative ideas:

Fix Cracks and Potholes

Your home exteriors can show typical signs of wear and tear through the years. Ugly potholes and cracked concrete can be unsightly. They usually occur due to the cold weather during winter months. You can repair small cracks, but long and deep cracks require complete driveway replacement. For driveways that only look jaded, cleaning it will restore it to its best condition. When it comes to cleaning your driveways, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. However, as a rule of thumb, you should not use cleaning solvents and other harsh products because they can weaken the surface of your driveway.

Transform Your Driveway

There are many options worth exploring that will help you spruce up your driveway. If you want to transform your driveway completely, you can replace it with gravel, concrete blocks, porous asphalt, or even a new block-paved driveway. You can also check the colors and patterns. Find out which of them is suitable for your property. Make sure that you get professional services to ensure proper installation.

Dress up your garage and garden

You should not only focus on your driveway when reinventing your home exterior because your garden and garage also need attention. If you want to create a grand entrance, it is only imperative that you give your garden and garage a make-over as well. For your garage, repaint the door to make it more appealing. For your garden, you can add a statue, a water feature, outdoor decor, or a contemporary piece. You can also call an expert to landscape your garden if you think it needs more than just the outdoor decor.

Add Cast Iron Gates

Another way that you can add real style to your driveway is when you add the entrance gate. Not only does it make your driveway more appealing, but it also provides additional security for your home. When adding the entrance gate, make sure that it complements your driveway.

Take your time to choose from a broad spectrum of color and style options so you can select the type of architecture that will reflect your home’s personality. The material you use can also affect the final result of your project so make sure you do a lot of research.  You do not have to spend a fortune to dress up your driveway. Simple repairs and changes can make a difference. If you want to take your driveway makeover to the next level, it is necessary to give professional landscapists a call.

R & R Sprinkler & Landscape
931 SE 11th Avenue
Cape Coral, FL 33990
(239) 772-2607