Desert Landscaping Alternatives

With water restrictions and penalties continuing to climb, you may be looking for more ways to save money by converting your yard to drought tolerant plants and landscaping. But are you tired of the same old look that everyone else is using? At Hanson Remodels and Landscaping, we can help you transform your yard with desert landscaping alternatives that will create an appealing and inviting outdoor space for you to enjoy.

Desert Landscaping Alternative:
Mediterranean Style Landscaping

If you are not interested in dry river beds and sparsely-planted decomposed granite lawns, you might prefer Mediterranean style drought tolerant landscaping. While native desert plants obviously thrive in the Palm Springs area, there is a vast range of lush, yet water wise plants that also grow beautifully here. Known for their feeling of luxury, Mediterranean-inspired yards incorporate details of color, texture and structure.
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Your Custom Outdoor Kitchen Extends Your Living Space

One of the best things about the Palm Springs area is the ability to enjoy amazing weather for much of the year. At Hanson Remodels and Landscapes, we are experts in transforming outdoor areas into appealing and inviting spaces, extending your home’s living and entertaining area. One of our specialties is creating custom outdoor kitchens, tailored in the style of your home architecture.

As it gets warmer outside and we start to run the air conditioning, many people would rather not turn on the indoor cooking appliances. Cooking outside can help keep your home cool, and also adds an enhanced element to outdoor entertaining and keeps you near your guests. While friends sip drinks and lounge by the pool, you can be right there with them instead of stuck inside in the kitchen.

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Repair or Redesign: Enjoy Your Backyard More with a Pool Remodel


With the weather warming up it is time to start enjoying more poolside relaxation and outdoor entertaining. However, if your pool needs repairs or just looks old and out-of-date, you may not be appreciating it at all. At Hanson Remodels and Landscapes, we specialize in creating a pool remodel that compliments the architecture of your home and landscaping.

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Dreaming of an Open-Concept Kitchen Remodel?

Did you buy your house knowing that it needed a complete kitchen remodel…but time has gone by and nothing has been done? Maybe you get paralyzed by the idea of planning a functional redesign, making decisions or have heard horror stories about the process. Luckily, Hanson Remodels can help make your kitchen remodel a pleasure. With more than 20 years of experience in the Palm Springs area, Anders Hanson and his skilled team can help make your dream kitchen become a reality.

Anders’ specialty is functional redesign incorporating custom cabinets, hidden storage and special features as well as removing walls and opening areas for a more spacious concept. Taking down walls often provides the opportunity for a fresh layout with new placement of appliances, shelving and cabinetry. This is your opportunity to put everything where you want it, and Hanson Remodels will help you make it happen in a well-designed and contemporary way.

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Transform Your Yard with Water Efficient Landscape Design

Are you considering making a change that will make your outdoor living space more inviting and save water and money? At Hanson Remodels and Landscapes, we are committed to providing innovative water efficient landscape solutions that maintain a lush and colorful appeal. Combining creative landscape design with carefully planned irrigation, we specialize in providing updated outdoor spaces that invite relaxed, outdoor living and entertaining.

Drought tolerant landscaping doesn’t have to be barren or sparse. We are experts in native plants and other beautiful choices that do well in our harsh climate. Whether you prefer a clean, modern design with fewer plants and straight lines or a more traditional desert scape with flowering bushes and trees, we can make your vision come to life.

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Top Renovations to Increase Your Home’s Resale Value

There are a lot of different ways you can increase your home’s resale value. At Hanson Remodels and Landscapes, we can help you with any project from updating windows to transforming your kitchen and more.

This great chart from Northshore Fireplace shows the top five renovation projects with the highest return on investment, as well as some other information about each project. This can help you decide what is best for your home. Many people dream of updating their kitchen, and it’s good to know that a kitchen remodel can bring a return on investment of up to 85%. See below for other profitable projects.

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