How to Create Kerb Appeal: 11 Golden Rules

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Never underestimate the importance of kerb appeal — the appearance of the front of your house not only sets the tone for everything that lies beyond the front door, but also affects how you, visitors and prospective buyers view the house. 

A recent study found that 68% of house-hunters would offer more money for a home with ‘kerb appeal’, showing just how crucial external appearance is.

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.