According to a report by the National Association of Realtors, hardscapes can add resale value to your home. Any renovation that gives your home added curb appeal, such as a retaining wall or stone walkway, is worth doing. Missy Henricksen, V.P. of Public Affairs for NALP, claims that enhancing your property with a stone patio or exterior fireplace is an investment that will pay off in the long run. Another bonus to a hardscape project, such as a lighted walkway, is that they can provide an additional measure of security and protection.
- According to the National Association of Realtors, a hardscape project such as a stone walkway or retaining wall, can help you sell your home.
- Any hardscape that enhances the curb appeal of your home will help you add value to your property.
- Seat walls and lighted walkways can add a layer or protection and security to your home.
“A family in Maple Grove, Minnesota, had a hill behind their home that sloped down to a pond. They knew that excavating would be required to make use of the space.”