Who Has The Nicer Yard You Or Your Neighbor?
A new study conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Yard Force showed that the competition can take it's toll, with 77 percent saying they feel pressure to keep their yards/outdoor spaces in tip-top shape.
There is so much pressure in having the best yard that homeowners say they spend five hours every week in the warmer months working and toiling in their yard.
Plus they will shell out $969 every year just on their yard/outdoor space on things like landscapers, ornaments, and patio furniture.
41 percent of homeowners even admit to doing an improvement in their yard only to one-up a neighbor. Are you that competitive?
Most homeowners say that yard work isn’t isn't exactly working 81% find it to actually be therapeutic, and 53 percent say it’s rewarding.
Not every yard work chore is a blast though. Pulling weeds was voted the least enjoyable chore, with weed whacking coming in a close second ).
Conversely, planting flowers/plants was voted as the most enjoyable chore, with watering them coming in second.
Whether you like yard work or not, getting to use the equipment can just be a good old fashioned good time. 63 percent of homeowners say they’re happier to do a chore if there’s a tool or some equipment involved.