+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Posts
    1,697
    Thanks
    3,522
    Thanked
    977
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Street appeal

    Dear hubbers, I need some help. My house has 0 street appeal and I want to do a few things to it. I need some suggestions...? Our power and telstra box is on the front of the house (I know who would do that?!) And we have no portico. I have some design ideas but have no idea where to start! Help! Should I go to a draftsperson, designer? Whatever we do will be a diy (apart from some trades like electricial) I have a very teeny tiny budget but for the right look am willing to outlay as our house is quite nice/large inside but if we were to sell it no one would even stop after driving past atm - even me! My DH can do the landscaping, but honestly I am so stuck. Please help!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Posts
    3,345
    Thanks
    738
    Thanked
    995
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Street appeal

    We've recently done the front of our house. We made wooden slat privacy screens for the hot water heater and air con unit. We put a formal hedge in and standard/ball plants in front. We got plantation shutters (white) and got rid of the verticals. Hubby put in a new herringbone paved path and built rendered pillars
    A good landscaper should be able to help with design

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to bel2466 For This Useful Post:

    KitiK  (12-06-2016)

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Sydney NSW
    Posts
    1,882
    Thanks
    615
    Thanked
    634
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Subbing! We are about to add a front door and front porch/small deck to improve our street appeal. Our current entry is down the side. We need a draftsman and a small DA with council as we are changing the appearance of the front and the porch would be technically beyond the official building line. Once thats done, i want to focus on plants. They can create a look instantly.

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to littleriv For This Useful Post:

    KitiK  (12-06-2016)


 

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 25-05-2016, 11:09
  2. Can someone please explain the appeal
    By Californication in forum General Chat
    Replies: 45
    Last Post: 25-04-2016, 10:43

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Bub Hub Sales Listing
HAVING A SALE? Let parents know about it with a Bub Hub Sales listing. Listings are featured on our well trafficked Sales Page + selected randomly to appear on EVERY page
featured supporter
Life Fertility
Life Fertility Clinic is a boutique fertility clinic located in Spring Hill, Brisbane. Our dedicated fertility and IVF specialists offer professional, holistic, personalised options for the treatment of each patient’s specific needs.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!