Ugly foundation can diminish the value of your home and ruin the curb appeal. If you have tried everything to improve the apperence of your home, the solution may be lying in your foundation. The solution right for you may be as easy planting shrubs along the foundation of your home. Here are some of the best ways to dress up your foundation, and make your home look absolutely great from the curb!
Stone Panels are a great way to cover yucky cement. Choose a pattern that matches your color scheme. Update the area further by incorporating wood chips, plants, and other accents. While this project may be a little bit harder, it can definitely be done (if you divide and conquer) in a weekend.
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Paint may seem like a bit of a risky idea, but can turn out looking great. Make sure you choose an accent color that isn’t too overpowering and looks great with the rest of your home.
Flowers are natures cure all. Flowers can hide unsightly foundation while adding color to your yard.
Bushes are another great all natural idea to hide unsightly foundation. Pick a variety that grows thick and requires very little maintenance. Bushes naturally grow pretty thick, it won’t look odd or out of place when hiding your foundation.
Stucco is a great way to update old foundation without taking on a huge project. Consult a professional if you are worried about the size of the project. Also make sure that you consider the best color for your home.
Lattice work looks best combined with old homes, and it is a great way to hide yucky foundation. Combining flowers with lattice work could also be another great option for you.
River rocks could be a great way to trim the outside of your home. They are pretty easy to maintain and they are cheap to buy.