The Best Landscaping Tips to Increase the Value of Your House

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    Being an owner of a valuable home is a desire which always keeps your mind working, budget flowing, and home moving. Sometimes you feel like splashing a new color on the walls, renovating your kitchen cabinets, changing floor tiles or opting loft conversion. But what most house owners forget is that the value of your property starts with its exterior – your front lawn or backyard.

    Landscaping is one of the most efficient ways to increase the value of your home to 15-20 percent. Once you invest in landscaping, it will pay off big time as it never goes out of fashion. But the real estate market’s ever-evolving demands have changed the concept of landscaping from merely adding flowers, trees, and lush grass. Now landscaping is an art potent enough to add curb appeal, trigger aesthetics, and creating a charming ambiance which collectively increases the house value. 

    Here are given some best lawn projects to increase the value of your home manifolds:

    Embrace Nature:

    Every landscaping starts with adding some natural colors to your exterior. And the best way to give a natural outlook to your home is by maintaining a beautiful lawn; adding flowers and plants, and growing trees and vines. It not only increases the value of your property but also gives you a natural habitat to organize a get-together and spend some quality time with your family.

    It might seem easy to grow a lush lawn by your own in Dallas city which has a humid subtropical climate. But you can’t sprinkle seeds here and there and let them grow themselves. You need proper planning and designing so that trees and plants can grow with proper alignment and symmetry. If you are not familiar with the art of gardening, then you can hire the Dallas lawn care service to get in contact with people who can give you tips to get the best natural landscape.

    Outdoor Lighting:

    Adding outdoor lighting to your landscape is not only a simple, easy, and cost-effective way to increase the outlook of your exterior, but it has so many other benefits. Lighting keeps your exterior bright even at night and provides security.

    Hang a chandelier from the trunks of trees, wrap fairy lights around the branches, add wall sconces, or simply put landscape lighting to illuminate the pathway – any type of light will do wonders to your landscape.

    Outdoor Living Space:

    Flashy additions might appeal the eyes first, but practical home buyers look for tangible things in the property which can benefit them in the long run. And the best way to give practical touch to the landscape is by adding an outdoor living space. And when it’s about outdoor living space then what can be better than adding a patio that fits the climate of your locality.

    It can turn out to be the best place to dine out, enjoy the rain without bearing its splashes, and spend long days of summer in the fresh air.

    Water Area:

    Your landscaping seems incomplete without any addition of ‘water’. A swimming pool might be the most common way to add some water in your landscape, but it is not the only option. If you don’t have enough outdoor space, then you can go with a fountain, an artificial waterfall, or a small pond. The area of water space is not the key; the key is to make the landscape more appealing, engaging and relaxing. So, choose things accordingly!


    In this economy, you should take all the possible measures to increase the value of your home because you never know when you will have to sell your property. Just like a poorly kept outdoors can decrease the value of your home, a properly planned landscaping of your exterior can increase its value. So, if you are thinking of renovating your house, then take out some budget for landscaping as well – it will definitely pay off.


    • Tom La Vecchia

      Founder of New Theory & X Factor Media

      Founder and Publisher of New Theory Magazine and Podcast. Serial Entrepreneur who loves wine, cigars and anything that allows to people to connect and share experiences.

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