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3 Benefits Of Lawn Care You Never Knew

Taking care of your lawn can have many benefits, some of which may be surprising. If you’ve been thinking about whether or not caring for your lawn is worthwhile, here are three benefits to consider that you may never have thought of.

1. Increased Real Estate Value

Natural lawn care services can have the interesting benefit of being able to boost the real estate value of your entire home, and 90% of real estate agents actually recommend investing in your landscaping before selling for this reason. Proper landscaping updates and natural lawn care can boost the selling value of your home by 15%, and because the exterior of your home is the first impression that anyone gets, it can even attract buyers quicker, allowing you to sell much faster.

2. Improved Physical and Mental Health

Another surprising benefit of natural lawn care services includes improved physical and mental health. The University of California found in a research program that patients with outdoor views of nature recovered faster than those who lacked an outdoor view. Similarly, a clear and relaxing yard can help lower stress levels and provide a calming atmosphere which can help those struggling with anxiety. Studies have also shown a connection between green outdoor play settings and reduced ADHD symptoms in children.

3. Added Security

Although you may not think that lawn care can increase security in your home, this is one surprising benefit that many people don’t consider. This comes from the broken window hypothesis, a criminology term that suggests that visible signs of crime can lead to further encouragement of criminal behaviors. In this instance, if your lawn isn’t taken care of, it could seem that no one cares about the property, which can invite vandalism or thievery. However, if your lawn is well-maintained, it can signal that you are paying attention to what happens on your property, making your home less of a target.

While these three benefits are significant, they are only a few of many that natural lawn care services can offer. If your lawn isn’t looking as good as it could be, consider getting it professionally taken care of so that it can start looking better and you can start reaping some of these considerable benefits.

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