Every homeowner desires to have a beautiful compound that matches their well-designed house. Elegant walls, artifacts, pathways, or even a patio, are some of the features that can significantly enhance the appearance of your landscape. But what does it take to have a great landscape? It all lies with getting professional landscape services.
What is landscaping?
Landscaping services encompass any activity that’s carried out to improve or maintain the condition of a property’s ground. This can either be done through the use of natural elements or artificial elements.
It is essential to point out that landscaping services can be categorized into two; hardscaping and softscaping.
Hardscaping vs. Softscaping
Hardscaping refers to artificial elements are installed in a landscape. Common hardscaping elements include patios, fountains, fireplaces, and fences. On the other hand, softscaping deals with the installation and maintenance of natural plants, grass, trees, and flowers.
What are the benefits of Landscaping services?
1. Helps with air and water conservation
If you didn’t know, the natural grass and trees growing in your compound play a significant role in ensuring that the air you breathe is clean. Plants trap dust and help with the removal of carbon dioxide, which is harmful if inhaled for long. The trees then release pure oxygen, which we breathe. So, it is a good idea to plant trees, and as many as your compound can hold, if you want to help in protecting the environment.
Additionally, trees help with preventing soil erosion, and this is also another good reason as to why you should plant trees. However, it is essential to point out that not all trees can grow anywhere. Therefore, you will need our help when determining the type of tree that is the best fit for your locality.
2. Landscaping increases the value of your home
Economically speaking, having a good landscape has a great potential to increase the value of your home by up to 15%. Here’s how it happens. A well-maintained landscape makes your home more beautiful and appealing to more buyers. This will lead to an increase in the number of willing buyers, that’s countered with an increase in the price of the home.
With a good landscape, you won’t have to struggle when you decide to sell your house. Your property will spend minimal time in the market compared to other properties that have not worked on their landscapes.
3. Energy-saving benefits
One of the things that most modern homes try hard to lower is their energy bills. In most cases, the efforts are often fruitless, while in some, there is some success. But if you want to be assured of lower energy usage in your home, work on your landscape. Trees and other plants help to control temperatures i.e., during sunny days, the trees provide shade. This reduces the need for you to use electrical appliances in controlling room temperatures hence lower costs.
Common Landscape Elements
As already pointed out, this involves natural elements such as:
- Water pools
- Plants such as flowers
- Soil conservation
- Land shaping
- Hardscaping elements
The common artificial elements used in hardscaping include:
- Driveways, and pavements
- Pillars, or sculptures
- Lighting elements
Get our services today
Now, we understand that you can’t work on all the landscape elements on our own, and that’s where we come in as professionals. Our team of experts has the expertise and what is required to create a perfect landscape for your property. The following are the steps undertaken to give you the best landscaping services.
Step 1: Initial Consultation
It is important to point out that the way we approach landscaping services is different, and that is why it is important to consult with us to make sure everything is exactly as you want it. Also, having a good understanding between you and us is vital in our service delivery. It is through the consultation that we will have a better understanding of your needs.
Step 2: Planning
At this point, we now get to the brass tacks of how to go about with the service delivery. Budget estimation is carried out, landscape designing, and acquisition of any material that may be needed in the project.
Step 3: Work
Once the planning phase is successful, we will now get on the ground and carry out the landscaping. You do not have to worry about anything as our experts will carry out every task themselves to ensure that your landscape remains beautiful, just as you desire.
Step 4: Clean Up
As a company that values our clients, our service delivery does not end after we have finished working on the landscape. Our team will also carry out the clean-up so that your compound is left neat and safe.
Aside from the clean-up, we also offer repair services should anything arise with your landscape.
What are you waiting for? Contact us today and let us help you realize your landscaping vision.
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