When people are trying to sell their home, they’re first thought is usually to upgrade rooms with new flooring and appliances—and for good reason, too. Many homebuyers are looking for houses with upgraded interiors. But have you ever thought about improving your home’s value by upgrading its exterior? You can get thousands more for your home simply by improving your hardscape design in Kansas City, MO. Continue reading to learn more about easy and inexpensive projects:
- Change design basics: The front of each house in your neighborhood probably looks relatively similar to its next-door neighbor. There’s a walkway to the front door, grass and probably some flowers, shrubs and trees. None of this stuff is especially likely to attract the eyes of potential buyers. However, you can easily change that and capture their attention by modifying your front yard’s basic features. Plant a few new flowers and shrubs, and add a new tree to your front yard to provide great shade and a place to hang out on a hot day. You can also add pavers to create a new walkway, adding value and attracting the eyes of folks on an open house tour!
- Add color and texture: When you’re thinking about which shrubs, trees and flowers to plant, consider balancing their texture and color to create a pleasing aesthetic. Nothing is more boring than having plain green shrubs and trees in your yard. Give us a call to speak with one of our professionals about making your yard really pop with some colorful flowers!
- Add a deck or patio: Few things in life are better than sitting outside on a warm spring or summer evening. A patio is perfect for entertaining friends and family, or simply relaxing and enjoying a cold cocktail while watching the sunset. Folks looking to buy a new home know how great patios are, and they’re willing to pay more for a house with a nice outdoor space. You’ll be amazed at how much more money you can get for your home by simply adding a patio or deck! Even though winter is just around the corner, it’s never a bad time to start planning on a patio for next spring.
- Install an outdoor kitchen: Although entertaining friends and family outside is always a fun time, doing so can be tricky if you’re constantly having to run inside to prepare or retrieve more food. Avoid that hassle by adding an outdoor kitchen to your deck or patio! Depending on your personal preference, you can simply add a grill and food prep area, or build a full-blown kitchen like you’d find inside a home. Give us a call today to learn more about outdoor kitchens and how our professionals can add one for much less money than you think.
If you’re thinking about selling your home soon, or if you just need a new look, give MSE Hardscapes LLC a call! We’re experts at hardscape design in Kansas City, MO, and we guarantee we can add thousands of dollars of value to your home.