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LANDSCAPING GUIDE

The Benefits of Landscaping

Your outdoor landscape should feel like an appealing space for you and your guests to retreat, recenter, and refocus. But if your landscaping does not create a feeling of positivity, then it’s time to invest in professional landscape installation.


 

Increase in Value & Increase in Space

#1 Increased Home Value

One of the greatest benefits of landscaping your property is the potential for an increase in your home’s value. Sophisticated and well-designed outdoor landscaping may significantly increase the resale value of your home. According to SFGATE, well-landscaped homes have a price advantage of 5.5%-12.7%. For example, a home valued at $400,000 may see an increase in value between $22,000 to $50,000 just from having a properly designed and maintained landscape.

#2 Outdoor Living 

Now more than ever has the comforts of home become a necessity. As more people are spending time within their homes, families across the nation have felt the need for more livable space within their homes. A great way to increase living space is to invest in outdoor living spaces created through landscaping and hardscaping.

The addition of an outdoor deck or patio can offer you your own retreat from the household, simply by taking a few steps into your own backyard. Enhance outdoor areas with fire pits and fireplaces, outdoor seating, water features, and more. While most individuals spend their time indoors, landscapes can increase their quality of life by offering psychological benefits such as decreased stress.

Good for the Earth & Good for Me

#3 Environmental Benefits

Landscaping not only looks great but has fantastic environmental benefits including water conservation and an increase in oxygen and clean air. A single tree can absorb on average 22 pounds (10kg) of CO2 per year. In return, trees provide oxygen, and mature trees can provide a day’s supply of oxygen for up to four people!

Grass acts as a natural coolant, trees provide shade, and a healthy lawn can absorb runoff, potentially decreasing the flow of any unwanted chemicals or residues from nearby contaminated water sources.

 

Our History#4 Energy-Efficiency

The planting of trees, grass, and shrubs can keep your home cooler. This can reduce the need for running HVAC units, in turn reducing maintenance costs and energy bills, thus helping you save money and reducing your carbon footprint. By strategically planting trees and shrubs on the south and west sides of buildings, these plants can provide shade during the hottest times of the day and also reduce the glare through your windows. Landscapes with drainage solutions can also reduce issues from flooding. Flooding can damage your landscape and home, stimulate mold growth, and create a breeding ground for pests such as mosquitoes. A properly designed landscape is more than just aesthetic, it can improve your home in many ways!

Landscaping Can Have a Powerful Impact on Your Home’s Appearance

Your landscape is often the first thing that your visitors see. Are you making a good first impression?

Whether you’re a homeowner or commercial property owner, professional landscapers can transform your property and create functional and attractive spaces that your guests will admire and your neighbors will envy. It’s never too late to get the landscape you’ve always dreamed of!

If you are ready to improve your landscaping, the next question you must ask yourself is this: Should I do it myself or hire a professional landscaper?

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