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Neil Ross

United Kingdom

Designer (Furniture Design)

Member since June 29, 2013

  • A thing of beauty is a joy forever, said Keats. In our very commercial times, we can extend that to mean a thing of beauty can lead to a higher market value. Especially true in the real estate market, where anything that looks great can be cashed in for an enhanced price.

    A very easy and effective way to achieve this beautification is to invest in things that instantly perk up the façade of your home. Architectural canopies just happen to be one of those things that seem to have been invented for this purpose. Read on for how canopies can give the exterior of your home a unique character, while at the same time increase its market value.

    Canopies transform the exterior single-handedly

    Instead of adding multiple things to the exterior of your home to make it stand out, you can use just one to achieve that effect. A paintjob is great, so are flowers and manicured lawns, but few things are as potent at achieving a knock-out look as architectural canopies. Whether they are for your patio roof, the main door, or the windows, canopies bring a touch of class and an instant transformation to a dull exterior.

    Canopies have an old-world charm to them

    And things with such a charm sell for a lot these days. They make you look moneyed. A polished, stylish exterior wows people. More people would want that house on the street - the house that stands out. It’s just so grand, it makes them wonder about the things it must contain. That is exactly the kind of effect you want your house t...