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Remodeling Ideas for Your Outdoor Space

August 29, 2022

Landscaping and outdoor remodeling are ideal ways to gain more enjoyment from your property while significantly increasing its value. You can increase your property’s form, function, and beauty and enable your family and friends to enjoy immediate benefits.

Whether you have a simple job in mind or something more involved, the following items are what to consider when updating your outdoor space.

What Is a Realistic Budget?

You cannot plan a project that you cannot afford. Instead, you need to set a realistic budget based on what you want to get from the outdoor remodeling versus what your financial condition would support.

The budgetary considerations should include the project’s scale, materials you want to use, and the various plants and features that would be included. Once you have a realistic estimate of what it would take to fulfill your vision, you can make adjustments based on your realistic budget.

What Are Soil and Climate Conditions?

Soil and climate are critically important factors in your proposed remodel. The greater Dallas-Forth Worth area gets about 37 inches of annual rainfall plus about an inch of snowfall each winter. Four seasons of weather with hot and muggy summers will help to support widely varied landscaping and remodeling plans.

Your property’s soil conditions will determine which types of plant life it will support without trucking in a bunch of topsoil. The soil conditions also will give you a better idea of landscaping and hardscaping support versus what you would have to pay to build.

What Do You Want To Accomplish?

You always need a final goal in mind that will wrap up your landscaping and remodeling project. You might want a larger lawn, a pool, an outdoor kitchen, or other items that better support your intent for the property. Knowing your long-term goals will help you to hire the best contractors and design a realistic plan to accomplish them.

What Are the Maintenance Costs?

Remodeling your outdoor space will require a significant investment. So will maintaining it. Once your landscaping and remodeling changes are in place for your outdoor space, you will need to maintain it.

You might have water features that require maintenance and occasional repairs, additional lawn to mow, bushes and shrubs that need trimming and pruning, and other great items. The cost to maintain them should be a consideration when you create your design and do not run the risk of letting it fall into disrepair.

The RockAway Company in Forth Worth, Texas, can help to give life to your ideas for your outdoor remodel. You can call us at (817) 485-9855 to schedule a free consultation and obtain accurate estimates for your landscaping and outdoor remodeling project.

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