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How to Add Value and Curb Appeal to Your Home?

Curb appeal is the first impression of your home, it is something we all will agree on. The term refers to how attractive a property appears from the outside. While it is most often associated with homeowners looking to sell their property. Curb appeal is equally important for new homes.

Here are some tips to add value and curb appeal working with your Mountain View contractor:

Choose the right materials: 

When choosing materials for your home, opt for ones that are durable, low-maintenance and add value to your home.

Siding is the most important exterior material that protects your home from the elements and also adds style. Roofing is another important exterior material that can add a lot of curb appeal.

For Example: Siding can be made from a variety of materials such as vinyl, wood, brick, and stone. While wood siding can add warmth and character to your home, vinyl siding provides a variety of colors and styles, it is also a low-maintenance option. If you want to add a touch of luxury to your home, brick and stone siding is an excellent option.

Choose each material carefully considering your budget and style of home. It is common to have confusion about the right materials, however, when you work with a contractor in Mountain View or any other location, the professionals will assist you in choosing the right materials for your budget and preferences.

Pay Attention to the Details: 

When it comes to curb appeal, small things can make a huge difference. Door hardware, light fixtures, window treatments, and plans are the details that can give your home a finished look. Pay attention to these details to create a home that is stylish and comfortable.

Don’t rush to add finishing touches, take your time and enjoy the process to create a unique and interesting look.

Add Personal touches: 

You can add personal touches to your home with artwork, landscaping, and furniture. These elements help add some personality to your living space. By carefully considering these elements of your home, you can create a more inviting and appealing space.

Choose Timeless Designs Over Trendy features: 

Trendy features can go out of style quickly, that’s why you should prefer classic designs that appeal to a wider range of people and ensure your home looks stylish and elegant. Trendy features mostly focus on style, while timeless designs combine style and functionality.

Use Natural Lighting:

Natural light makes your home more inviting. To incorporate natural lighting, you can add plenty of windows and avoid dark color paints.

Landscape your Home properly:

Landscaping is also an excellent opportunity to express your personality and style. You can experiment with different shapes, patterns, materials and colors to create an appealing landscape when your custom home is getting built. You should also consider maintenance requirements and budget before landscaping your home.


These are some of the tips to add curb appeal to your home and make it more appealing. When it comes to adding curb appeal to your home even small changes can make a big difference.

Executive Assistant
Gosia, Executive Assistant

Gosia who was born and raised in Poland and started her career in construction seven years ago after her arrival to the US where she became a property manager in a highly sought-after area of San Francisco.

Through her years of property management, she has amassed a deep knowledge of construction processes, standards, principles, property management and resident services.

Her work has given her continuous exposure and opportunities to work alongside general contractors, real estate agents and property managers.

She is an energetic professional who doesn’t mind wearing multiple hats. Experienced in handling a wide range of administrative duties and executive support, her presence at Casa Utopia is an asset as she ensures the team is meeting client expectations in a timely and orderly manner.

Head of Operations
Idan, Head of Operations

With over ten years of experience in the construction industry, Idan is an asset to any construction project.

His knowledge has helped several homeowners enjoy a successful, stress-free experience with remodeling and reconstruction projects in Silicon Valley.

Idan’s strength is in creating affordable and quality-oriented budgets and risk-free plans that minimizes delays, change orders and cost overruns.

Through his commitment to excellence and dedication to professionalism, Idan has continued to exceed industry standards by forming strong professional partnerships based on integrity, ingenuity, and reliability.

Our Founder
Elior, Founder

Elior Shushan began his journey in 2011, working as an independent general contractor for a plethora of projects with various sizes and budgets, providing them with assistance in making the job run as seamlessly as possible. His on-field knowledge and expertise allowed him to garner a hand-picked team, surrounding himself with grade-A talent.

With a specialty in the custom home and remodeling industry, Elior expanded his knowledge and experience by integrating architectural designs and layouts into his work. His experience working with various clients and expectations as an independent contractor allowed him to scale up his projects into more complex and intricate ventures.

Since Casa Utopia’s founding in 2020, Elior has worked tirelessly to expand on the company’s vision, hoping to deliver his expert services statewide.

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