The 5 Benefits of Sod

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Is sod the best choice for your home?

Sod is one of the quickest and easiest ways to create a lawn and turn a drab front yard into some beautiful landscaping. The average yard can be installed in a number of hours for a modest price and uses less water overall. Here are five of the many benefits of utilizing sod in your landscaping.  

Sod Reduces Heat

On a scorching summer day, sod does not get as hot as almost any other material. This sort of lawn will be 30 degrees cooler than asphalt or rock and 15 degrees cooler than soil on its own. During the summer high heats, the front lawn of 8 houses can have the same cooling effect of over 70 tons of air conditioning.  

Sod Is Environmentally Friendly  

In today’s world, many people are concerned with living lifestyles that are as green and environmentally friendly as possible. Sod actually reduces greenhouse gasses by absorbing carbon dioxide. It also releases oxygen and cools the air, meaning you may have to use less energy to cool your home in the dead of summer.  

Sod Is Easy To Work With

Sod is easily installed and then is ready for use in two to four weeks. It can also be installed any time that the ground is not frozen, giving you a large window of time to play with when it comes to installation. It also uses less water to establish than seed, meaning you will need less time and less money in order to make it blossom.

Sod Adds Value To Any Home

A yard with beautiful landscaping adds 15% to %20 to the value of any home. Clean and soft grass is an attractive and inviting green that is great for pets and kids to play on. Grass is the ultimate outdoor surface.

Sod Offers Erosion And Filtration Benefits

As sod is fully mature the day it is installed, it does wonders when it comes to controlling erosion on an immediate basis. It also filters dust and dirt to lessen mud. Sod is often used on steep hills to stabilize them and prevent erosion as well.  

Landscaping Services from Nature’s Work

Whether you are getting rid of a patch of concrete, going to winterize your lawn, or are trying to refresh your landscaping, Nature’s Work offers comprehensive tree services for your commercial or residential property. We offer services throughout Maryland, including Harford County, Carroll County, Anne Arundel County, Montgomery County, Frederick County, Howard County, and Baltimore County. Ready to see how we can meet and exceed your landscape design expectations? Give us a call at (410) 780-3760 or visit us online today! For more useful yard tips, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Houzz, Pinterest, Google+, Instagram, and YouTube.

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