Facade Falling Short? 4 Reasons to Repaint Your Home’s Exterior

| December 19, 2018 | Comments (0)

Facade Falling Short? 4 Reasons to Repaint Your Home’s Exterior

 

The exterior of your home is important to maintain for more reasons that just appearances. Exterior maintenance ensures, among other things, that the rest of your home is protected from the elements. Here are some of the reasons that you should repaint your home’s exterior.

Weathered and Peeling Exterior
Obviously, that weathered and peeling paint isn’t doing your home any favors when it comes to its appearance. More importantly, however, it may be causing your siding to rot out and cause problems for the inside of your home. Mold and other issues could be developing in your walls. This can lead to more costly repairs if you decide not to tackle the problem head-on. A part of being a responsible homeowner is that you take care of your home both inside and out.

 

Improved Curb Appeal
The curb appeal of your home might not be a big concern with you until you decide that you want to sell it. Keeping up on maintenance tasks will help to make your home’s curb appeal more pronounced and easier to handle. A fresh coat of paint can do wonders for the exterior of your home and keep it in good condition for much longer. You can become the house that everyone in the neighborhood is talking about just by getting your home repainted.

Increased Home Value
The value of your home can increase when you take the time to maintain it. Tackling a repainting project is a small task that you can undertake that will allow you to increase its value. If you decide to repaint your home’s exterior without using a professional, rent a 
boom lift for all of those hard-to-reach areas. This will eliminate you having to pull out that ladder and struggle to reach those spots that are impossible to reach even with the most strategically-positioned ladder.

Pride of Ownership
Taking pride in your home is a healthy thing. You can do so just by having your home’s exterior repainted. Select a brand of paint that will last for years to come. Some paints have warranties that will last for twenty or thirty years. That means that you can enjoy the benefits of having a nicely painted exterior for a long time. It can be nice to come home to a house that looks good both inside and outside.

Repainting your home’s exterior is the right move to make on so many levels. It can increase the appeal and the value of your home. Another benefit is that the rest of your home will be afforded protection with the minimal amount of effort on your part.

Article submitted by Lizzie Weakley.
Lizzie Weakley is a freelance writer from Columbus, Ohio. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors and walks in the park with her three-year-old husky, Snowball.

Category: Construction, Home Exterior Improvements, Home Staging Articles, Housing Market, Remodeling, Uncategorized

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