How Backyard Fences Raise the Value of Homes
October 20, 2015
With so many homes on the market today, home buyers are becoming increasingly picky as their options grow. Many homeowners are discouraged to see their home not get the attention it needs to get sold. This is the inspiration behind DIY projects and other home improvement techniques. Studies have found that landscaping and other improvements to the home’s yard space are some of the most effective home improvements options home owners have. Call a professional contractor for everything from gazebo construction to fencing design consultation.
Most Americans would agree that you can never have enough space. To remedy the lack of space that seems to plague most American households, many have taken to raising sheds in their backyard. A backyard shed can be a simple room for holding tools and gardening equipment, or an intricately designed sanctuary to get away from everything.
The United States’ deck and patio construction industry employs around 129,518 people across the country. The industry is expected to continue growing at a rate of 2.2% from 2007 to 2017. Today there are around 40 million decks in the United States over the age of 20 and in need of restoration. Restoring or constructing a wooden deck can return up to 87% of the original investment when it comes time to sell.
The number one most desirable backyard fixture has got to be backyard fences. Many Americans enjoy the beauty and privacy offered by fences, which is why many are willing to spend more for a home with a fence. There are around 99,939 businesses across the U.S. that offer fencing services; each likely has their own materials. Pressure treated fence posts are becoming a popular, sturdy option that averages around $10 per piece of board. Most materials are available to suit all budgets and styles of home, so find the fence that your home has been missing today!