These days, everyone wants a great outdoor space. More and more homeowners are realizing the benefits of creating well-designed and comfortable outdoor living spaces that extend the usable square footage of their homes. But backyard improvements can be expensive and time consuming, so it’s important to consider which projects will yield the best return on investment. So which outdoor projects add the most luxury and value to your home? These outdoor features will enhance your exterior space and pay off in more ways than one.
A fire pit can enhance to the overall beauty of your lawn and value of your home. Homeowners choose fire pits made of glass, wrought iron, brick or stone – both attractive options. But, the sky’s the limit when it comes to different, creative styles you can use. Fire pits are one of the most popular outdoor additions for homeowners.
A wood deck is a great feature that expands your living space and serves as a useful link between your indoor and outdoor spaces. According to Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report 2016, wood decks also offer one of the highest returns on investment of any home improvement project. Add a 16-by-20-foot deck and include a matching built-in bench, planter and stairs. The railings and trim should provide for overall curb appeal to your outdoor living space by integrating the deck with the home’s color and architecture, creating a custom look.
Adding landscape lighting to your outdoor space is a great way to upgrade the exterior of your home. It meets the practical needs of your property and improves safety and security, thus increasing its value. Enhance your outdoor living space by installing decorative lighting, garden lights, path lighting, security lighting or outdoor accent lights.
An outdoor kitchen can be a great investment opportunity for your home that also adds versatility and fun to your outdoor space. Besides expanding your living space, outdoor kitchens can also add value to your property and help save on utility bills. If you enjoy entertaining outdoors, consider adding a luxury outdoor kitchen that includes all the amenities: a built-in grill, separate side burners, refrigerator, sink, fireplace, bar and a separate seating area.
A healthy and well-maintained yard adds beauty and value to your property.
An attractive and properly planned lush landscaping design for your home can add as much as 15 percent to the value of your home compared to other houses on your street. Evergreens and deciduous shrubs not only enhance the aesthetics of your landscape, they add shade, improve air quality and can reduce energy consumption during hot summer months.
Simpson Landscape has expertise in creating outstanding outdoor living spaces!
Simpson Landscape specializes in installation and management of these value-building outdoor projects that add luxury to your home. Our team of professional installs premium quality lighting and outdoor products from top-rated manufacturers, and our exceptional lighting systems and custom landscape designs will exponentially improve your outdoor space. If you would like to maximize your living and entertainment areas by upgrading your outdoor living space, contact the landscaping professionals at Simpson Landscape today.