Beautiful landscaping transforms properties into works of art and produces outdoor areas that welcome guests, inspire, nurture, aid relaxation, and provide exciting living and entertaining spaces year round. While these benefits are widely known and regularly thought about, landscaping also offers other significant benefits, including:
By reducing sunlight and heat build-up, landscaping can keep homes and buildings cooler and bring down energy bills. The American Public Power Association found that landscaping can reduce air conditioning costs by as much as 50%.The U.S. Department of Energy reports that appropriately placed trees can cut as much as 25% of a household’s energy consumption for heating and cooling.
Living Space Extension
Well designed landscapes can dramatically add to the useable size of a yard and the square footage of a living space through fuctional open-air rooms. Then can extend indoor activities to the outdoors and make a smaller property feel more sizeable.
Enhanced Aestheic Value & Curb Appeal
It is all about a first impression and captivating landscapes draw immediate attention. They set the tone for and can be the determing factor in whether a prospective buyer elects to explore the property or not.
Increased Property Resale Values
Buyers are willing to pay more when they can see how the landscape will add to their enjoyment of the property.Inviting decks, relaxed seating areas, and outdoor barbeques offer wonderful visions of entertaining.Japanese gardens, waterfalls, and koi ponds can conjure up a sense of tranquility.Rock and stone entryways and features deliver sophistication and elegance, while connecting people with nature.Lush tropical landscapes bring the essence of the islands to mind.According to the American Nursery and Landscape Association, a striking landscape can add between 7 and 15 percent to a home's value and accelerate the sale of a home by five to six weeks. Landscaping achieves a high recovery value of 100-200% at selling time according to Money Magazine, as compared to a kitchen remodel at 75-125%, a bathroom remodel at 20-120%, and a swimming pool addition at 20-50%.
Landscaping raises one’s property satisfaction, provides savings, delivers a significant return on investment, and contributes to the bottom line.Contact us at 269-0045 to reap these benefits and make your landscape dreams a reality.
(Mahalo [thank you] to the American Nursery & Landscape Association for the statistical information obtained from their website.)