It may not seem like a hot topic for the average person, but if you are a homeowner or own a commercial building, then this subject may just cross your path. Often we just take steps for granted and lets the fact it, it is hard not to. It is not often you hear someone say ‘those steps are well placed’ or ‘these steps really make the property look and feel more homely’.
The fact is well-placed steps and well-maintained stone steps help with access, increase the value of a property, and they can help with the aesthetics of a property.
Here are our 3 reasons why people add stone steps to their property:
Add Curb Appeal To The Steps Leading To Your Front Door
How many stone steps have you seen that look worn down and chipped away? Now imagine you are about to purchase a townhouse that has steps leading up to the front door because the door is elevated from the pavement area outside. This is a common city theme in places such as London or New York.
Next, you need to recall on buildings you have seen stone steps that are sparkling clean, with no chips or damage and compare this to another property in which the steps are not well maintained. Which property would you rather purchase?
If you own a property with stone steps leading up to your front door, then take a good look at the current state of those stone steps. Any chips or damage can be restored by using the services of a stone step specialists a.k.a. a stonemason. Furthermore, the repair work will help increase the value of your property should you decide to sell.
Adding Steps For Access
There is a list of reasons why you might want to add stone steps to an area of your property. It might be that your property is on a hill and rather than walk up a steep path along the side of your place, steps could be added. This kind of access does not come without some heavy and wise investment, but the expense could be beneficial. Access is an important factor for people looking to purchase your property and for a property assessor valuing your home.
If you feel that adding stone steps will help with access to your property in an area where there is currently a steep slope, then get in touch with an expert to advise you on the benefits of doing so. You can figure out how much value the investment would add your property and how building stone steps will help with access giving your property more appeal to a wider audience.
Stone Steps Built Into Your Backyard
One of the most common reasons people require the services of a stone step construction expert is for their garden. In hilly areas, gardens are often uneven. Probably one of the most notorious places for this kind of landscape in London and Hong Kong. In fact, Hong Kong’s step construction took many lessons from stone step construction experts in London to make the hilly terrain of the ex British territory livable.
If you are looking to add value to a home that is on an awkward landscape, meaning the garden is uneven, then stone steps are a great solution. Even if you are installing just one or two steps to make traversing your garden that much easier the expense is worth it. You can choose steps that add to the aesthetics of your garden, plus the completed construction will add value to your property.
Speak to one of our experts today if you are looking for some great natural stone steps