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Phoenix Landscape Designers:  Why Hiring a Designer is a Sound Investment
Phoenix Landscape Designers:  Why Hiring a Designer is a Sound Investment
Phoenix Landscape Designers:  Why Hiring a Designer is a Sound Investment
Phoenix Landscape Designers:  Why Hiring a Designer is a Sound Investment
Phoenix Landscape Designers:  Why Hiring a Designer is a Sound Investment
Phoenix Landscape Designers:  Why Hiring a Designer is a Sound Investment
Phoenix Landscape Designers:  Why Hiring a Designer is a Sound Investment
Phoenix Landscape Designers:  Why Hiring a Designer is a Sound Investment
Phoenix Landscape Designers:  Why Hiring a Designer is a Sound Investment
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Phoenix Landscape Designers: Why Hiring a Designer is a Sound Investment

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Phoenix landscape designers add meaningful value to any outdoor project. In fact, it’s one of the best investments you can make for your home. Some industry experts estimate you can even increase …

Phoenix landscape designers add meaningful value to any outdoor project. In fact, it’s one of the best investments you can make for your home. Some industry experts estimate you can even increase the value of your home by as much as 15 percent compared to other properties in your neighborhood. For more information about Phoenix Landscape Designers, visit http://www.creativeenvironments.com/staging2/landscape-design.html.

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  • 1. Phoenix Landscape Designers:Why Hiring a Designer is a Sound Investment Call (480) 458-4100 today! © 2012 Creative Environments. All rights reserved. http://www.creativeenvironments.com/
  • 2. Phoenix Landscape DesignersPhoenix landscape designers add meaningful value to any outdoor project. In fact, it’s one of the best investments you can make for your home.Some industry experts estimate you can even increase the value of your home by as much as 15 percent compared to other properties in your neighborhood. Call (480) 458-4100 today! © 2012 Creative Environments. All rights reserved. http://www.creativeenvironments.com/
  • 3. Phoenix Landscape Designers What do Phoenix landscape designers bring to the table?1. - They’re professionally trained in the horticulture. - They understand what plants will work in your environment and how they must be maintained. - They’ll recommend just the right plant in terms of size, look and location.2. - They know the principles of design. - They’re well versed in design concepts like proportion, unity, balance, perspective, color, texture and more.3. - Phoenix landscape designers have experience working as part of a team. - They’re expert planners who can work with contractors, vendors, government agencies and others to ensure your job is completed to expectations. Call (480) 458-4100 today! © 2012 Creative Environments. All rights reserved. http://www.creativeenvironments.com/
  • 4. Phoenix Landscape Designers What do Phoenix landscape designers bring to the table? Using this combined expertise, Phoenix landscape designers can help you avoid costly mistakes with your outdoor space. Instead, they use integrated concepts to transform your yard into a retreat you’ll use for years to come.Call (480) 458-4100 today! © 2012 Creative Environments. All rights reserved. http://www.creativeenvironments.com/
  • 5. Phoenix Landscape Designers Considerations when Hiring Phoenix Landscape Designers• Think carefully about what you want as the end result. How do you want it to look? Gather and document ideas of elements you want to include. Magazines, websites, catalogues and other reference materials can help generate ideas.• Identify all the uses of the new space. Will you be creating a retreat for peace and quiet? Do you want a space for entertaining? Will you be playing sports or doing other outdoor activities? Will you be serving food and need outdoor kitchen facilities? Are you trying to enhance your curb appeal?• What about maintenance of the new space? Will it require a lot of time to keep up? Will you have to hire maintenance workers to help? If so, will these added, ongoing costs fit your budget? Call (480) 458-4100 today! © 2012 Creative Environments. All rights reserved. http://www.creativeenvironments.com/
  • 6. Phoenix Landscape Designers Determine a Realistic Budget You need to establish the costs so you can develop a budget.Doing this is frustrating and disappointing for homeowners and Phoenix landscape designers.Your landscape designer wants you to be happy with the end project. They don’twant to have to start taking elements away that you had your heart set on because the budget won’t support them. Call (480) 458-4100 today! © 2012 Creative Environments. All rights reserved. http://www.creativeenvironments.com/
  • 7. Phoenix Landscape Designers Determine a Realistic BudgetOne method is to identify what you want as discussed above, then assign the costs.The final cost is your budget, if you can afford it. If you can’t afford it, you canstart to prioritize each element of the design and start eliminating the things leastimportant to you.Another method is to use a percentage of your home’s current value to set a budgetfor landscape improvement projects.According to Virginia Tech, an accepted rule of thumb is to start with five to 10percent of your home’s worth.Remember:Landscapes grow in value over time compared to other remodeling projects thatlose value after completion. Call (480) 458-4100 today! © 2012 Creative Environments. All rights reserved. http://www.creativeenvironments.com/
  • 8. Phoenix Landscape Designers Determine a Realistic BudgetFinally, you can take the approach of what you can afford first.What money do you have set aside that you can devote to a professional landscapeproject?With the help of Phoenix landscape designers, you can match projects to the budget you have available.Call (480) 458-4100 today! © 2012 Creative Environments. All rights reserved. http://www.creativeenvironments.com/
  • 9. Phoenix Landscape Designers Creating new outdoor space can be invigorating.You can expand the usage areas of your existing home and create a whole new environment.Working with professional Phoenix landscape designers can open the door to a whole world of opportunities. Call (480) 458-4100 today! © 2012 Creative Environments. All rights reserved. http://www.creativeenvironments.com/
  • 10. Phoenix Landscape Designers About the Author:Jim Lucas is Vice President of Design at Creative Environments, the largest and most respected landscape and pool design company in Arizona since 1950.For more information about Phoenix Landscape Designers, visit our website at http://www.creativeenvironments.com. Call (480) 458-4100 today! © 2012 Creative Environments. All rights reserved. http://www.creativeenvironments.com/

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