As summer arrived, landscaping trends are on the rise. Keep your property value increased by practicing regular outdoor maintenance and considering the following budget friendly improvements. Here are some tips to leverage your yard.
Maintain Your Lawn
Practicing proper lawn care is a good way to boost the value of your home and earn the gratitude of your neighbors. Keep your grass in good shape with regular watering, mowing, and fertilizing.
Deck or Patio
Adding a deck or patio can increase your enjoyment of your outdoor spaces and is likely to improve your property value.
Create Privacy and Reduce Noise
- Include a water feature: A picturesque water feature such as a fountain or small waterfall for white noise, which can mask unappealing city noises as well as creates scenery, calming ambiance and boosts your property value.
- Add trees and plants: Trees and plants offer many benefits that can enhance the value of your property. They add privacy, improve air quality, and create shade that can make outdoor living more enjoyable.
Keep Lawn Well Lit
Add outdoor lighting to brighten the exterior while keeping the home safe. Path lighting comes in handy when at night, and it adds aesthetic value. Choose fixtures that complement your house and provide effective illumination to key areas like the porch, garage, side doors, and sliding glass doors.
Build an Outdoor Kitchen
Outdoor kitchens are growing in popularity, and building one is a great way to add value to your property. With features such as a built-in barbecue, outdoor fridge, and appliances, an outdoor kitchen can be a real selling point.