Lawn Care And All The Advantages That It Brings
A healthy lawn is considered as one of the best interest that your home may have and there are a lot of reasons that lie behind this.
According to appraisers, an estimated 7% of the value of your residential property will be boosted if you will keep a well-maintained and well-landscaped lawn. According to survey, a home with a nicely landscaped lawn will be able to increase its value up to 15% of the selling price.
If there is a block of eight average houses that have front lawns with cooling effects of up to 70 tons, then the air conditioning will be enough to cool down up to 16 average homes. The reason behind this is that grass is able to give 10 to 14 degrees of cooling effect since it is exposed to soil even on a hot summer day, and it is even 30 degrees cooler as compared to asphalt or concrete.
Quality of Air
The oxygen that a family of four will need every day will be provided for by a grass that is well maintained of 50' by 50'. Lawns can act like a huge sponge which will absorb all types of pollutants in the air like dust, soot, carbon dioxide, and even noise. If you are allergic to weed, it is important for you to know that if there is less weed, there will also be less pollen.
Quality of the water
The biggest absorption of rainfall is known to happen in virgin forests, however, studies show that your lawns are also able to absorb a lot which amounts to 4 to 6 times more effective if you are going to compare it to farm fields. The moisture can be returned to the water table and it can be used again by anybody. Some high quality lawn have plenty of weeds that is why a university study is able to conclude that thick lawns slow the velocity of run-off when it comes to water which will also allow it to infiltrate.
What is the importance of soil quality
Make sure that you have a healthy lawn so that you will be able to prevent any erosion that will come from the wind and the water as well as the loos of dust and topsoil loss mud in the house.
If you have a beautiful lawn, it will surely add to the beauty of your home since it is very pleasing to the eye making the place a relaxing one. The reflection of lightless glares can be reduced and soften.
What about exercise?
Although not many people are into exercising, those who love to do it will really appreciate a well-maintained lawn as a place for them to enjoy doing their hobby and having a diversion as well.