Tips to Increase Your Property’s Value
Adding value to your property should be something every homeowner should work towards why because investing in our property is one of our greatest investments when it comes to home ownership. However, there are many homeowners who don’t take the time to properly maintain their property which can decrease its value. Just a few changes can pay off in big ways adding thousands of dollars which I think is pretty amazing.
It does not matter the size of the home, taking interest in and taking the time to do some upgrades to your outdoor living space can do wonders as you transform your outdoor living space into a breathtaking work of art ( through gardening) that will add value. If your desire is to increase your property’s value but you don’t know how then continue reading as these simple steps and a small investment (dollars) can make such a big difference.
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How to Add Value to Your Property Through Gardening
1. Show-Off Your Garden
To show off our garden means we have to highlight our gardens this can only be done if we make our gardens the focal point so they can stand out. One way of going about that is proper maintenance. Ensure that the garden area is properly maintained at all times, whatever greeny is there from a lawn, shrubs, and flowering plants should be well groomed including small and large trees. Tree trimming requires the right know-how along with safety, some trees are too high and then there are some that grow close to electrical lines in cases like these it’s best to hire a professional company that’s trained with this type of work. Shop around however for a professional company that will work with your budget. Vegetable and herb beds should be nicely maintained as well.
2. Installing Water Features
Installing water features can make a big difference in adding value to your property, the addition of beautiful water fountains to adding a mini pond is a plus. Bird baths that have moving water will attract birds as they take a drink or better still take a bath. All of this activity can really add value, the presence of wildlife is so amazing giving a peaceful and relaxing experience.
3. Adding an Entertaining Area
If you have the garden space and the budget consider adding an outdoor kitchen, this action is classy and will do a lot to increase your property’s value. However, this can be expensive, especially based on the size and the design. Do your homework along with putting a budget together and then look for a company that will work with your budget.
4. The Addition of Garden Furniture
Adding a few pieces of outdoor garden furniture gives the feeling of security (garden oasis), and aesthetic appeal that is cozy and relaxing. Relaxing in an outdoor living space in a garden setting can really relieve stress as you enjoy the beauty of nature. I believe a move like this is a creative way to reconnect or spend time with family and friends.
Gazebos are pretty amazing, installing a gazebo is a surefire to take your garden to the next level while increasing your property value. Gazebos come in different sizes, shapes, and colors. These garden features make a great resting place to reconnect or to read your favorite book.
6. Integrate Garden Plants
If your garden is not on power or if you don’t have a garden but have the space even the smallest of space can make a big difference, consider installing a garden or doing some upgrades to your existing garden. The presence of plants that are well designed and well maintained will add value to your garden, don’t know what to do or where to start and need some inspiration then why not check out the category section of this website under garden ideas? Plants will not only add value to your property because of aesthetics ( colors, size, and shapes) but will attract wildlife such as birds, bees and butterflies based on the species of plants that use.
7. Privacy Garden
Having a garden that’s hidden is a great way to add value, the use of a fence, a stone wall, or the use of palms and other tall hedge plants is great to use for privacy. What I love about a garden that’s hidden from neighbors s that live nearby is to be able to relax and move about with no one noticing. This type of setting is your private kingdom, your oasis where you can sit back and unwind. These days there are many people who go house hunting and take great interest in properties that are secured by a fence or a wall.
8. Outdoor Lighting
Garden lights highlight a garden at night time creating a feeling of romance or encourages a relaxing and restful mood that’s so welcoming, and inviting while adding value. These lights come in so many shapes, sizes, and styles. Although it’s not a must consider this move that has its benefits.
The final word on how to add value to your property through gardening
There is so much we can do to add value to our property by thinking outside of the box, we can now see the importance of tying our outdoor living space to our homes. This compliment can really get the potential buyer interested in purchasing your home if it’s for sale. I hope these tips are an inspiration for you that will help you to get started and guide you in the right direction. Our home is one of our greatest investments, keeping them polished and beautiful may cause you a few bucks as well as a thought-out plan but it’s worth the investment.
About the author
Norman loves being in the garden, both at home and for his job....
he is 'Natures Little helper' being outdoors, growing his vegetables and flowers from an early age.
Now having spent over 22 years in the profession he want to give some of his knowledge to others...
his vast array of hints and tips you will find scattered over this site will help you no end growing plants in your garden.