At Hinkle Hardscapes, we are constantly responding to homeowners that are interested in adding a hardscape project to their home. The majority of them feel hesitant about the benefits of making such a large investment. Installing an outdoor living environment is a big commitment. Understanding what is so great about this home improvement project is the first step every homeowner should take before starting a project.
Do you find yourself wondering if an outdoor living environment is right for your lifestyle and your home? Here are five reasons you should invest in a hardscape project.
Hardscaping Yields a High Return on Investment
When it comes to the benefits of hardscaping, you can’t argue you with the numbers. The addition of an outdoor living environment to a home has been shown to yield a high return on investment for homeowners who choose to sell their home. In fact, a recent study by RealEsate.com revealed that hardscaping can bring as much as a 150 percent return on investment, fully paying for itself if you decide to sell your home in the future.
An Outdoor Living Environment Increases Your Home’s Curb Appeal
In addition to yielding a high return on investment, adding a hardscaping to your home is one way to bring more potential buyers to your front door. Well kept landscaping and beautiful hardscaping has been found to increase the curb appeal of a home and increases the home’s value by as much as 20 percent.
Give Yourself a Respite from Your Busy Life
We know that selling your home is probably not at the forefront of your mind if you are considering adding hardscape project to your outdoor space. Chances are high that you are more interested in knowing how an outdoor living environment can benefit you now, not in the future. An outdoor retreat offers you a respite from your busy life by providing you with a relaxing and comfortable outdoor space where you can spend time by the pool or read a book at the end of the day.
Spend More Time with the People You Love
When the weather is warm, there is no better way to spend time with the people you love than throwing an outdoor party. An outdoor living environment is the perfect space to entertain, whether you decide to add a pool to your space, install a fire pit, or build an entire outdoor kitchen.
Spend More Time Outside
The benefits of spending plenty of time outdoors are endless, from increasing your vitamin D levels to adding more physical activity to your daily life. When you invest in an outdoor living environment, you won’t be able to help yourself, you will naturally find yourself spending more time outside than you did before.
If you are interested in learning more about adding hardscaping to your outdoor space, click here or call 816-608-8870 to schedule an initial design consultation with Hinkle Hardscapes.