When you have a house, chances are that you think of having a lush green lawn and lots of plants and trees. But have you ever considered including some hardscaping into your backyard? Even if you don’t have your home completely hardscaped, having some of it incorporated into your yard can have many benefits.
Below are five main benefits of hardscaping your yard.
Extremely Low Maintenance
The best benefit that people find of hardscaping is that it requires very little maintenance. Once you’ve created the design that you want, the backyard’s ready for many years. It doesn’t require mowing, watering, pruning, trimming or snipping.
This is important in areas where it’s common to have drought. Hardscaping is a wonderful solution to avoid wasting water. Rather than spilling out lots of water for maintaining your flowers, lawn, and pants, having a hardscape in your backyard will let you go water-free. Not only that but you won’t have to worry about fading grass or dying plants.
Increase Your Property’s Value
When you fill your yard with hardscaping material, it can increase your property’s value. When you create an extension outside for your house, you are adding square footage that is stable. It also gives potential buyers a chance to imagine themselves entertaining and relaxing in the area. Not only that, but 84% of people want a patio when they are buying a home.
Extend Your Space for Entertaining
Your patio and deck space will be an extension of your home, particularly when it’s warmer. When you incorporate a hardscape in your yard, it will increase the amount of space that your family has for entertaining. Put down a pathway to your fire pit or even make a kitchen outdoors to create a fun and unique outdoor experience.
Erosion is Reduced
When you plan it effectively, putting down hardscaping material can help with reducing potential erosion. When you place concrete or stone in the areas where there’s a good chance of erosion, you can help with keeping the ground intact now and in the future.
If you have thought about hardscaping your yard, even partly, but don’t know where to start, give us a call. We’ll be happy to answer your questions and let you know what we can do for you. There is no obligation for the consultation and we can work out a plan that is right for you and your budget.