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The Importance of Landscaping and Paving for Home Owners

Your home should be a place that gives you a sense of comfort, peace, and safety. Improving your property through landscaping and paving are two ways of achieving these common desires. With the help of Stone Concept, you can give a distinctive look to your home and yard. Many people wonder if these home improvement efforts are worth investing time and money into. If you are unsure landscaping and paving is the right choice for you, look at our website and see the wonderful examples of the work we have done in the past. We should be able to give you a better idea about what is right for you.

Benefits of Exterior Paving & Landscaping

Increase home value: One of the major benefits of paving and landscaping is the overall increase in the value of your home. Landscaping your yard can provide a warmer and more natural feel, while new paving can help tie everything together and give a greater look of completion. Possibilities for landscaping include working with plants, trees, and shrubs. There are also other common landscaping ideas such as furniture or bird feeders. Proper paving will give your yard a more polished look and give a clear direction through all the beauty. These aspects commonly increase home value by a considerable amount.

Mother Nature: Landscaping your yard will normally involve many plants, trees, and shrubs. Planting trees and bushes will change the shape of your land to provide proper water drainage and possible paths for animals. Depending on what you decide, large trees close to your home can also block sunlight and therefore keep your summer cooling cost slightly lower. Needless to say, when you consume less energy in your home, then you also leave less of a carbon footprint.

Increase the beauty of your home: Paving and landscaping can both enhance the beauty of your home, as well as increase it’s value. Trees do a magnificent job by adding real value regardless of what you decide to do. You can also add value with beautiful and healthy plants in open areas. The elegance of a professionally designed yard can completely transform the look of your property. If you consider the common alternative to paving for your home, you are mostly looking at a monochromatic asphalt or concrete. These alternatives are very basic and unless you’re upgrading from plain soil, won’t add any positives to the look of your home. Paving will give different results from project to project as it always comes in various colours and patterns. If you want to add some design or shape to your project, Stone Concept can provide you with what you need.

Gives more comfort: In the summertime, an outdoor sitting area can get impossibly scorching hot, making it difficult to relax for even a short time. Paving and landscaping is almost guaranteed to give you more comfort in your yard. Asphalt and concrete have much higher refraction and reflection compared to paving stones and blocks. Thought paving will also emit heat, the amount will be noticeably less than the alternatives. Trees around your yard will provide beauty from the curb in addition to more shade around your yard.

Managed water runoff: In a rainy season, water flow can be a big issue. You can help the ground absorb more water with proper landscaping. The best thing about using paving as a solution is that it makes it easier to collect water and helps keep things cleaner when there is an accumulation of water. Landscaping also does the same thing because trees can also reduce water runoff problem and it will increase the water absorption rate in your yard or on your property.

Saves your money: Money is one factor that can always influence our decisions. If you choose to have professional paving and landscaping for your home, it can help reduce costs as well. Shade from trees can reduce your electricity bill. It will naturally add more cooling, and that will save you money in cooling costs. As far as the pavement is concerned, it is very durable. Once you install it, you don’t typically get damage very often. If you get some damage by any chance, you can usually just replace one or two blocks. Unlike concrete or asphalt driveways, this method is much easier.

Feel free to contact us today and discuss what we can do for your home!