4 Tips for Renovating Your Home Without Ruining Your Landscaping

4 Tips for Renovating Your Home Without Ruining Your Landscaping
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    Renovating your home can help you to make it the home of your dreams.

    However, you may have some concerns about your existing landscape.

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With all of the time and effort that you put into it, you don’t want it to be wrecked during the renovation process, but you don’t want to forgo the renovations either. Here are four tips for renovating your home without ruining your landscaping.

Consider Temporarily Moving Some Items

It may not be feasible to leave all of your plants where they are. Fortunately, a lot of your plants may be able to be moved temporarily. You can transplant them to a safe place, and you can move them back after the renovation has been completed.

If you aren’t comfortable moving these items yourself, you should hire a landscaper to do it for you. They can figure out the best place to move your foliage so that it will continue to thrive throughout the entire renovation process. When the home renovations are done, they can move your plants back to their proper places so that it looks like they were never moved.

Have an Experienced Person Do the Work

It really is necessary to have an experienced person do the renovation work. They will have a much more experience when it comes to dealing with existing landscaping during a renovation. They may have tactics and equipment they can use that protects your landscaping from being trampled or dug up.

For example, if you’re having pipes added for a new addition to your home, contractors may be able to use residential drilling. This will allow your landscaping to stay in play and undisturbed even while drilling goes on beneath it. You don’t want an inexperienced person to just come in and start drilling through your landscaping. Leave this work up to the professionals.

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Cover What You Can

During the renovations process, you may find that a lot of debris ends up scattered throughout your yard. You don’t want roofing or construction materials falling on your landscaping. To avoid  this, it is a good idea to cover what you can.

You may want to consider putting a tarp or even a canopy over any areas that are in danger of having debris dropped on them. This will protect your landscaping from being crushed or damaged due to your home renovations. You’d be surprised at how much damage a shingle or piece of fascia can do to your foliage.

Be Prepared to Be Inconvenienced at Times

If you want to keep your landscaping in good condition, you need to be prepared to be inconvenienced at times. Your renovations may take longer because the contractors working on your house will have to deal with constantly working around your landscaping.

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They may have difficulty getting equipment in and out of your home and have to move the equipment in through different parts of your home. Any of these things may prove to be a major inconvenience to you, but it will be necessary in order to keep your landscaping safe.

You don’t have to put off your renovations because you are worried about preserving your landscaping. By utilizing the above tips, you can ensure that your landscaping is kept safe during your renovations. The end result will be a beautiful home that you will be proud to show off to others.

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