Investing in backyard landscaping is always a good idea, whether you want to brighten up your current house or get ready to sell. It will not only make your home more appealing to your neighbours and possible buyers, but it will also raise its worth. You may have several questions about landscaping your backyard. The most frequently asked question is, “How much does landscaping cost in British Columbia?” We understand your concerns because many homes are on a tight budget. In this article, we’ll explain how much the design costs and how you can save money.
Various things regarding your home determine the cost of landscaping. The cost is primarily determined by the size of the area to be landscaped. While expenses vary widely, homeowners in British Columbia estimate spending between $1,809 and $6,901 on individual landscaping improvements and around $17,204 on their entire landscape. Consider allocating 5 and 10 percent of your home’s worth for landscaping.
Popular Landscaping Projects
Landscaping is a broad phrase that encompasses many different projects. In other circumstances, you could use a landscaper to plant new flowers, build a retaining wall, or even a deck. Landscaping is any job that improves the appearance of your yard (back, front, or side) by changing the existing design. A professional can assist you with the following projects:
- Installing a sprinkler system
- Flower, plant, or tree planting
- Putting in new grass or maintaining the existing lawn
- Adding lighting and/or water features
- Building a stone walkway
- Creating the overall appearance and layout of your yard
Factors Affecting Landscaping Costs in British Columbia
Because no two yards are similar, you cannot expect to pay the same as your neighbours. Numerous elements will affect the cost of your landscaping project. Consider the following factors when selecting a company that will affect your total costs.
The size of your property will undoubtedly have the greatest impact on your landscaping costs. A little renovation on a yard less than 1,000 square feet, for example, could cost between $650 and $900. If your home is more than 10,000 square feet, your expenditures could exceed $20,000 for more sophisticated projects.
If your house is on a large site and you are concerned about prices, talk to your landscaper about landscaping in sections. A few minor changes you may not have considered before speaking with a professional could drastically improve your property.
There are numerous features you might potentially include in your landscape. While you may not know precisely what you want immediately, one thing to think about is whether or not you want a lawn. Lawns are less expensive to plant than a yard filled with gorgeous plants and water features. On the other hand, Lawns demand regular upkeep and enough water, especially at the start of the process. These fees build up over time, so you must decide if you want to pay for maintenance on an ongoing basis or pay a high sum upfront for something simple to maintain.
Plants and Materials
A landscaping project in British Columbia can range from $150 to $50,000. The materials and plant species you select will heavily influence the cost of your project. A local landscaping company will assist you in selecting low-maintenance and appealing landscaping materials and plants within your budget.
Landscape care is just as vital as landscape construction. You put a lot of time, effort, and money into your landscaping project. Still, if it isn’t maintained regularly and professionally, it could all be for naught. Talk with your developer about regular landscape care costs and advice when planning your landscaping project.
Now that you know your backyard landscaping costs, you have to give Brayco Excavation a call and leave the rest of the work in our capable hands. Our team has years of experience in the industry, so we have a reliable team to be working with. For more information on our backyard landscaping cost, contact us now!