When you visit a friend’s new house, there are many things which might leave a lasting impression – for instance their choice of interior design or perhaps the welcoming tea and biscuits. However, before you get to any of that, a first impression will have been formed by how the house looks from the outside. The traditional brick facade on a house might be common here in the UK but there are lots of other options which can help a house to show its best side. We’re highlighting five ideas in this week’s blog.