Curb Appeal Tip: Improving The Appearance Of A Concrete Block Wall

Curb Appeal Tip: Improving The Appearance Of A Concrete Block Wall

<div xmlns:cc="http://creativecommons.org/ns#" about="http://www.flickr.com/photos/nelanah/381421012/"><a rel="cc:attributionURL" href=If you’re preparing your home for sale or just want to beautify your yard, here’s a home staging tip on how to improve the appearance of a block or stucco wall.

One of the biggest eyesores affecting curb appeal is a big concrete block or stucco wall right outside French doors or the kitchen window.

While the block wall probably provides security, privacy and noise control, they are usually butt ugly! I discovered a brilliant, simple and inexpensive solution on the CaliBamboo web site. By attaching 2×4’s top and bottom to the face of the stucco or block wall using concrete screws or anchors, it enables you to  attach bamboo fencing panels and give the wall a much more pleasing appearance.

This bamboo application could work well with many architectural/garden styles.

Bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants on the planet and is considered a renewable resource. Bamboo is also amazingly strong, durable and insect resistant. Many Bamboo cultivars grow particularly well in Los Angeles gardens.

Click here for more extensive instruction on how to face a block or stucco wall with bamboo.

Photo by Annieo76

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