We place so much emphasis on our homes’ curb appeal. Everyone wants a groomed lawn, beautiful landscaping, a tidy exterior, a lovely facade. The single most important element of the exterior, however, is frequently neglected.
House numbers are often regarded as purely utilitarian and not so exciting. But they are of utmost importance to every house; besides for the annoyance of visitors unable to find your home, there’s the danger of emergency responders having difficulty locating it. When every second counts in an emergency, why waste precious time?
In fact, you don’t have to sacrifice anything! Today, house numbers are available in more configurations and styles than ever before, and they can be gorgeous. Check out some innovative ones (and some classics, too):
Make your address sign a practical decor statement (not an oxymoron!).
Try stenciling your address in bold, clear letters on a crisp background:
Mounting the house numbers on a brightly-colored sign – a twist on the traditional – makes your address pop.
You can also stay subtle but visible.