These days, property values are based on and affected by so many different factors. One that should not be overlooked is the power of landscaping. When you hire a professional landscaping company to service your home, you can increase the overall value of your property by a landslide. In addition to having many environmental benefits, landscaping has a high return on investment and is one of the most efficient ways to up your property value. Whether you are looking to sell your home shortly, or you are just looking for ways to boost the curb appeal of your property, several different landscaping projects can benefit you.
1. Add trees
Trees are one of, if not the most, important aspects of landscaping services. A property full of lush, green beautiful trees is always going to one-up a lifeless yard with none. As trees mature, they increase in property value even more. Planting trees can also help households save on energy bills. Not only do trees add to curb appeal, but they work to protect and improve the surrounding landscape- preventing erosion, keeping soil healthy, and improving air quality.
2. Well-maintained lawns
A properly cared for lawn is exponentially attractive and important to potential home buyers. In comparison to other landscaping services, lawn gardening is one of the most simple and cost-effective ways to boost the property value of your home. A lawn that is often mowed, fertilized, watered, and weeded will greatly extend the liveability of a home and provide a solid foundation for outdoor activities.
Artificial lawns are another great option for those who are looking to increase the property value of their homes. Synthetic lawns are much easier to maintain than regular lawns while still maintaining the natural look and feel. The most valuable aspect of artificial lawns, for prospective buyers, is that they are extremely durable and can withstand environmental elements and wear. Harp Landscaping offers professional gardening services, including turf installation, for homeowners, making lawn maintenance easier and more efficient.
Privacy is a particularly sought-after attribute of a property, especially with so many of us residing in small living spaces in big cities. Landscaping services offer privacy in a unique way that other options like fencing or panels do not as they are nice to look at! Trees, shrubs, and other foliage add to the aesthetic and allure of a yard in addition to giving you peace, quiet, and concealment in your personal space.
4. Planning and maintaining garden beds
It might seem simple, but a beautiful, colorful well-designed garden can go a long way in the eyes of on-lookers and potential buyers of your home. Everyone has different tastes and styles when it comes to gardening, so an elaborate and intricate garden bed that you adore might seem like a hassle to someone else. However, with the right planning, you can create a garden that is visually appealing and easy to maintain or slightly change down the line when someone else takes over. Harp Landscaping offers extensive knowledgeable gardening and landscaping services to ensure that you are planning a garden project in a way that benefits the overall property value of your home.
Landscaping is a great way to better your property, not only for potential future buyers but also for you and your family’s current lifestyle. Careful and considerate planning will get you the most out of your landscaping projects. We here at Harp’s Landscaping have over 17 years of experience providing professional landscaping services to the Lower Mainland. If you are interested in increasing the property value of your home through the power of gardening and landscaping, contact us and we can help you get started.