Everyone’s property is different. Some lawns are large, some are small, and some are filled with giant, beautiful trees. Most people accept what their property has given them and never change it, but that doesn’t have to be the case. Having trees on your property can provide you and your home with many benefits that not a lot of people know about.
Peace and Quiet
One of the benefits of having a few trees on your property is that they provide you with some much-deserved peace and quiet. Because of the trees’ ability to block and absorb sound, having a belt of trees along your property line that is over 100 feet tall and 45 feet wide along your property line can reduce noise pollution by 40 – 50%.
A property without trees is open to the world and all its chaos. It’s hard to relax at your home when all your neighbors and passersby can see and hear everything you’re doing. Plant some trees and enjoy your privacy.
Save Money on Energy Costs
Just planting trees in your yard can end up saving you money in the long run. Planting a tree on the west side of your property can lower your energy bill by 3% over the next five years. That might not seem like a significant number but In 15 years, after you’ve planted trees on the west side of your home, your energy bill savings will be around 12%.
A single tree can produce the same cooling effect as 10 room-size air conditioners that operate 20 hours a day.
Along with the privacy and monetary benefits, trees simply look good. They provide an outline for your home and look great from just about any direction. Big, healthy trees are some of the most beautiful parts of nature.
You’ll appreciate the beautiful look of your trees from the comfort of your home and your neighbors will appreciate the beautiful look of your trees as they drive by every morning.
It’s important to keep up with tree care and maintain the trees’ health so you can enjoy their benefits for the maximum amount of time. Any homeowner can do minimal tree care, but for the more complicated tree care, you should consult with professionals.