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Spruce up your yard to improve its curb appeal

Posted on Friday, May 18, 2012 at 3:52:48 PM

Spring is here and you know what that means – yard work. It’s time to dig, spread and plant for the next few weekends in order to get your yard looking spiffy. Use home improvement financing to add unique elements like a custom patio or raised flower bed to improve your home’s outdoor ambiance.

Here are three yard improvement tasks to take on this spring:

1. Build flower beds. Crafting curved flower beds to accentuate the shape of a home and create a warm and inviting space is a traditional task for many homeowners in the spring. Choose plants that will cohesively exist and thrive in available space. Give special attention to light levels and soil types.

2. Repaint. Adding a fresh coat of paint to a front door, fence or outdoor furniture can add a hint a polish to the overall ambiance of the space. Painting can not only improve the appearance of certain pieces, but also add a protective coating so items better withstands the elements.

3. Design an outdoor space. Transform your outdoor experience by building a living space in the backyard. Patios and decks invite the family to spend time out in the yard and can add value to the home when it comes time to resell.ADNFCR-16001052-ID-800778815-ADNFCR