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The 5 Surprising Benefits of Landscaping Your Tropicana Home

May 13, 2020

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Is there anything more satisfying than a perfectly landscaped garden that suits the layout and aesthetic of a home?

To any homebuyer, this can be a very appeasing addition to their home. Not only does landscaping add to the value of your home, but it helps you to feel more at home, too. To learn more about the many benefits of landscaping by a pro, this article outlines what you need to know.

Take advantage of the sunny warm days to enjoy the outdoors and to spruce up your home to give it a new Spring/ Summer and forever look.

The Benefits Of Landscaping: Transform The Look And Feel Of Your Yard

If your front or back yard has been neglected for some time, this is the perfect opportunity to give it the TLC it needs. Landscaping doesn’t have to cost a fortune either – a good place to start is with general weeding, cleaning and a few fresh pots of flowers. But if you’re looking to hire the expertise of a landscaping professional, here’s how it can completely transform your home:

1.- Increase The Privacy Of Your Home

A great way to create a home oasis is with strategic landscaping. This can be created with the addition of trees and larger landscape plants along your garden wall. This landscaping also doubles as a natural sound barrier between your home and the street, blocking out neighbor disturbances, road traffic, and more.

2.- Lower Monthly Energy Costs

By planting larger landscape plants and trees this adds to the shade surrounding your home, too. This is a great benefit to your outdoor air conditioning units which won’t have to work overtime in the blazing sun to cool your home down. As a result, this extra shade not only keeps your home cool but lowers your internal energy consumption and energy costs.

3.- Add To The Nature Of Your Neighborhood

By having your yard professionally landscaped and adding new trees, bushes, flowers, and other foliage, this adds to the overall landscape of your local neighborhood. In other words, it encourages the fresh flourish of nature in your area through preservation endeavors. Where possible, try to include local/indigenous plant life to encourage the conservation of these species. In turn, this could bring with it new species of birds and bees, which are essential in the life cycle of certain plants.
If you need ideas for Texas native plants to compliment your home read our previous blog here.

4.- Add To The Serenity Of Your Home

It’s no secret that a well-landscaped yard that’s lush, green, and full of blossoms is a beautiful, peaceful place to spend your time. Landscaping is a great way to add a touch of your own character to your home, too. You have the chance to turn your yard into an inviting place for not only your family but your friends, too. This only adds to the selling point of your home.

5.- Increase The Overall Value Of Your Home

Professional landscaping can actually boost the resale value of your home by as much as 20 percent. This is a great option if you’re looking to sell your home and make a decent amount of profit. Taking the time to turn your garden into something that’s beautiful, rather than neglected can make all-the-difference, whether you’re looking to sell or stay put.

Build Your Dream Home With Tropicana Homes

We hope this blog on the benefits of landscaping has left you with some inspiration on how to transform your home and its value. If you’re looking to build the home you’ve always dreamed about, Tropicana Homes is your go-to in the El Paso region. With over 70 years’ experience in the industry and many building accolades to our name, we are here to bring your dream to life.

Browse our range of floorplans for new home inspiration.