Pairing an Indoor Remodel with Landscape Design Ideas
Rather than selling or moving, more homeowners are embracing a remodel instead. As HomeAdvisor’s 2018 True Cost Survey reports, more than 80 percent of respondents plan to remain in their current homes, with half of them considering a remodel.
While projects like bathroom remodels and new floors are quite popular, there’s another that tops the list: landscape installation. And in many cases, homeowners don’t just choose one of these elements. Instead, they opt to blend an indoor remodel with landscape design ideas.
After completing an extensive indoor remodel, one Northeast Ohio homeowner was eager to continue the momentum outdoors. This led to a landscape design collaboration with Green Impressions.
A Remodel that Extends from a Home’s Interior to Its Exterior
The initial phase of the project began with the removal of a deteriorating deck. In its place, the Green Impressions team created a new natural bluestone patio with a fireplace and grill area. Using a ledgestone cultured veneer material, masonry seating walls were added around the patio to make a comfortable, relaxing atmosphere.
Because the back of the house has three sets of patio doors, it was decided that the middle section would be inactive. We used this as an opportunity to incorporate another unique element into the landscape design: a pondless water feature. The soothing sounds of the feature drown out noisy traffic from the road while requiring little maintenance on the homeowner’s end.
Adding to the ambiance and functionality of the outdoor design was a Twin Eagles grill station with a black, honed granite countertop, Vista LED landscape lighting and a shed used to store patio furniture in the winter months. Further, our team helped clear additional property that the homeowner had purchased behind the home and grade it with proper drainage.
Landscape Design Ideas to Inspire You
Breathing new life into your indoor or outdoor space doesn’t have to mean a decision between the two. Rather, it’s best to combine these efforts as each delivers a significant return on investment, from maximizing the use of outdoor space to boosting property value.