Whether inside or outside your home, a renovation or remodel can quickly become an overwhelming project. Expanding scopes and budgets can take you way beyond your comfort zone. For outdoor projects landscape designers can be a huge assistance. When planning an outdoor project, such as a patio, walkway, or custom landscape project, there are a variety of different factors that come into play to ensure your project goes smoothly and that you get the most value out of your investment.
Expert On-Site Consultation
The first step in a landscape design process is inviting a landscape designer to your home. Sending photos in advance can give the designer a huge leg up and will contribute to a more productive meeting. During the meeting your designer can provide excellent feedback to your ideas. A good designer will listen to what you want. If something is going to be a challenge they will should let you know and suggest some alternatives.
Professional Recommendations from a Landscape Designer
Combining your ideas, wish list and budget, a professional landscape designer can put together the best possible solution. A landscape designer’s main priority is to enhance the appearance and functionality of the outdoor spaces and landscape around the home.
State of the Art and Modern Products
Professional landscape designers keep up with developments in products and technology. As new pavers are introduced to the market your design professional will have an opportunity to make sure you have the latest and greatest options made available. With so many choices and options available on the market, a designer will help guide you through the process of narrowing down the options.
3D Design Rendering
Many people refer to themselves as a “visual person” and say they need to see what their project would look like. Good thing we have a way to do that with some great design software and technology. Being able to virtually walk through your project before it begins will give you a chance to experience what it will feel like once the project is complete.
Wants, Needs, Budget
With unlimited resources you could turn your backyard into a full on amusement park. Can you see where the rollercoaster will go, just between the Azalea and the Dogwood? For those of us that need to plan a project with a budget in mind, we need to plan. When brainstorming, researching and starting a project it’s very easy for your dream patio to become out of reach. If you’re not careful, project costs can add up very quickly. One of the many benefits of working with a landscape designer is that they will reel you in and help you find the perfect solution that is not only budget friendly but meets as many of your desires as possible. The key thing a landscape designer should seek is value. You should get the most bang for your buck in your project. It usually make sense to turn your backyard into a construction zone just one time, but it could make sense to plan on completing the project in phases.
Expert Help During the Project
Your designer and team will be there all along the way to make sure the project takes shape correctly. You have a resource available to answer questions or concerns. You have someone to help you find solutions if something unexpected occurs. Changes along the way are much easier when you have someone dedicated to assisting you. A passionate landscape designer will identify with the project and treat it like it were at his / her own house.
Should I Hire a Landscape Designer
We think you should, and we are confident that we can fulfill all your needs. Our team and crews are passionate about creating beautiful spaces, landscapes, patios, and what we like to call “Artscapes” at homes across central Maryland. Get in touch with us and lets start the conversation.