Landscaping to Improve Your Home
remodeling and redecorating your home are some obvious ways to increase its
value. But did you know the landscaping of your home can help with more than
just curb appeal?
trees around your home can be more than just a way to increase your home’s
value. Trees around your home can also help save you money on your heating and
cooling bills. In the summer time when the temperature is at its highest,
having shade trees around your home can help reduce your electric bill by
shading your home from the direct sun. To get the full benefit, you should
plant the trees around your AC unit and east, west and northwest of your home
to help shade it from the full sun.
winter, the trees you planted around your home to keep it cool will lose their
leaves and allow the sunlight to warm up your home when you need it most. To
further help your winter heating bill, you could plant conifer trees a small
distance away from your home to act as a windbreaker. This will help shield
your home from the harsh winter winds.
to aiding to reduction of you heating and cooling bills, trees are great for
the environment and a beautiful addition to any home’s landscape. By planting
trees around your home, you are investing in an increase to your property’s
appeal, aiding the environment and reducing your bills!