If you’re planning to sell your property you’ll want to do everything you can to make it desirable to potential buyers.

First impressions count for a lot when it comes to property purchases, so it can be worth spending a bit of money to reap the rewards further down the line. But what should you be doing to boost the kerb appeal of your home?

Making sure your front garden is neat and tidy is an absolute must, so spend a bit of time with your pruning shears and lawnmower to ensure it’s in good condition when buyers come to view your property.

At the end of the winter months, gardens can often look a little worse for wear, so give your green space some TLC to help make it look more inviting.

Similarly, if you have a dirty driveway, it could be time to pay someone to carry out professional driveway cleaning for you, especially if there are any stubborn oil stains that make the paving look dirty.

Other simple steps you can take include cleaning your windows, inside and out, and giving your front door a new lick of paint if it’s looking a bit tired.

Doing these things could make more of a difference than you may think. Last year, a survey by Barclays Mortgages revealed that 35 per cent of prospective buyers won’t even go into a house if they don’t like how it looks outside.

If you think the outside of your property could do with some sprucing up before you put it on the market, contact us about our driveway cleaning services in Merseyside.