When it comes to a keeping a well-maintained home, landscaping holds an important place in the hearts of many Americans.
In 2016, the U.S. Lawn Care industry saw $77 billion worth of revenue and retail sales of lawn care supplies are projected to reach $6.6 billion in 2019. Those numbers alone indicate that Americans are more than willing to spend big on landscape materials, especially from aggregate suppliers.
Eighty million households in the United States have private lawns and 83% of Americans think having a yard is important. What’s more, 90% of those surveyed think it’s important to have a yard that’s well-maintained. In fact, the average American spends an average of four hours per week taking care of their lawn. That’s more than 200 hours per year that the average person spends making their lawn look its best.
To make your yard sparkle and shine, here are some landscaping tips you can use:
- Add a walkway: If you’ve got a patio in one spot,
Just as your indoor spaces are hugely important, your outdoor ones are as well. After all, your landscaping and outdoor spaces are likely to be the first things that people see and notice when surveying your home. And, if you are looking to sell your home in the near future, curb appeal is a hugely important thing.
After all, there is a reason that the vast majority of all real estate agents – around 90% of them, to be more precise – will recommend that the landscaping of any given home be improved and updated before the home is actually placed on the market. This is due to the fact that a home with professionally updated landscaping, often at the hands of a local and experienced landscaping company, will often sell for as much as 14% more than it would have had the steps not been taken to improve the landscaping as a whole. Even just spending as little as 5% of the home’s original value can have a tremendously huge return on investment by the time that you sell – sometimes even