How the Right Landscape Design Could Transform Your Home

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Landscape architect, Landscape designer seattle, Landscaping service

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When a person envisions his or her ideal home, there are likely elements that stick out as important. Those with a passion for cooking will picture the perfect kitchen. Those who like to gather friends and family together might have an idea for the perfect living room or recreation room. Everyone has their preferences when it comes to the type of lifestyle they are living and in what kind of space it would best be lived. But what many people can agree on is that having plenty of outdoor space is also essential. About 83% of people across the country say that it is important to have a yard, and of those who do have a yard, 90% believe that it is important to keep up on it.

Landscape design and the services that put it all together

You may have an idea for what you want your yard to look like, but you don’t have any idea how to make it a reality. This is where a good landscape design company would come in. Landscaping services can turn a rather ordinary space into something that catches everyone’s eye as they pass. But more importantly, a quality landscaper will be able to work with you to create a space where you will enjoy spending your time. More than half of homeowners who choose to upgrade the look or functionality of their outdoor spaces spend at least six hours in those spaces each week.

If you love to enjoy the exterior of your home just as much or more than you spend time indoors, enlisting the help of the right landscape services could be a very worthwhile investment. And when you choose the right landscaping team, you can brainstorm your ideas with a professional who will be honest with you about what will work, what is feasible, and what they might recommend that you haven’t thought of. In the end, you can be sure that you will settle on a landscape design that you will fall in love with once the project is completed.

Further reasons to upgrade your outdoor space

Whether you have a whole lot of space outside or you yearn for something larger, a good landscaping job will transform whatever space you do have into something much more pleasant. From utilizing the existing plants and structures, to working to create more functionality and aesthetics, a quality landscape upgrade will leave you wondering why you didn’t take action on your yard sooner. Small yards can still be stunning, and large yards can be transformed to use different areas for different things. For example you might want a garden out front and a patio out back for outdoor meals and gatherings. Maybe you like a good bonfire, and want to incorporate a cozy seating area around a fire pit. The ideas and options are as endless as you imagination.

If you are updating a home or property that you do not intend on staying in forever, a good landscaping job will absolutely be worth what you put into the project. Almost 90% of real estate agents suggest that a homeowner interested in selling their property should invest in a good landscaping job before the home goes up for sale. The first glance is often what immediately draws potential buyers in or turns them away, so a well groomed and maintained yard could be a major selling point. And in fact, quality landscaping can increase the resale value of a home by a good 14%.

Whatever you have in store for your home, pouring a bit of time and energy into the appearance and functionality of the yard can do wonders. Chances are you will be extremely satisfied that you invested in that new landscape design.

Eric Brophy

Eric Brophy

I’m Eric Brophy, a carpenter and homebuilder with 16 years experience doing the job right, the old-fashioned way. What they used to say is true — measure twice, cut once. If you plan out a project from the start, with blueprints, a bill of materials, the whole nine yards, you may seem to be wasting time at the start, but it’s time saved on having to do the job again when it just doesn’t fit. Whether you’re building in the city or off the grid, ground-up or touch-up, I can guarantee you’ll find home improvement tips for your next DIY project at home.

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Eric Brophy

Eric Brophy

I’m Eric Brophy, a carpenter and homebuilder with 16 years experience doing the job right, the old-fashioned way. What they used to say is true — measure twice, cut once. If you plan out a project from the start, with blueprints, a bill of materials, the whole nine yards, you may seem to be wasting time at the start, but it’s time saved on having to do the job again when it just doesn’t fit. Whether you’re building in the city or off the grid, ground-up or touch-up, I can guarantee you’ll find home improvement tips for your next DIY project at home.

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