Increase your property value

The addition of a year-round outdoor living space can greatly increase your property value, says Wilton-based Laurel Rock company.

“Outdoor living, even in cooler climates, is becoming increasingly popular and experts and homeowners are taking notice. According to the National Home Builders Association, ‘Outdoor kitchens can earn back up to 130% of their value,’” the company said in a recent press release.

However, the company says, before starting the design of an outdoor living space, it is crucial for homeowners to consider any limitations, such as budget, location, zoning laws, and safety that may impact the project.

For instance, if the design includes the addition of a fire feature, it is important to ensure that both the kitchen and/or fire pit are a safe distance from propane tanks and not located within property line setbacks.

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