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How To Add Value To Your Home

10 April 2017

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Depending on how adventurous you’re feeling, you can make smaller improvements, such as redecorating, or you could move up the scale and undergo renovation projects to completely transform your home and potentially add greater value to it. 

 

Larger changes

Extension

One-story or two-story, the whole width of your house or just the width of one room, extensions can come in many different varieties and they’re great for giving you extra living space.

Loft conversion 

You could make better use of redundant loft space in your house by converting it into an extra room. You can then utilise this space however you want to, whether it’s an extra bedroom, a playroom for the children or a home gym, perhaps.    

New kitchen

Renovating your kitchen can be a bit of a hassle as it’s a main room in a house that is used on a daily basis. But if you can update it then your property could become a whole lot more appealing to prospective buyers who won’t have the headache of replacing it themselves. 

New bathroom

Similarly, having a new bathroom installed can also be a bit tricky, but this is a staple room in the house that will attract people to your property and hopefully increase its value too. 

Conservatory 

Adding a conservatory to your house can give you that much needed extra living space for downstairs. With a range of styles to choose from, you can pick one that falls within your budget and meets your needs all-round.   

En-suite 

If you have a large bedroom, why not consider shaving a bit of space off the side to make room for an en-suite? En-suites are great for convenience and families, so you aren’t all queuing up in the mornings! 

Kerb appeal

If you want to make some worthwhile changes to your property but don’t want to do anything too drastic, there are a few things you could do to improve its kerb appeal. 

New windows and front door

These can instantly change the appearance of your house and can also improve the security of it too. 

Driveway

Nothing beats a warm welcome to a house, and being met with a neat and tidy driveway, whether block paved, tarmacked or otherwise, is a lovely way to do so. 

Porch

The convenience of a porch is often overlooked but it can serve a great purpose in a family home. It gives you somewhere to store your coats and dirty shoes, keeping them out of the house so your hallway can remain clean and tidy.  

Smaller changes

If larger renovations or home improvements are not your thing, and you’d prefer to make smaller alterations to your home, you could try some of the following:  

Mirrors and light fittings 

Adding mirrors to rooms will allow the light to bounce around the room, making them appear bigger. Statement light fittings are on trend right now, so take your time to choose something that is right for the room and has the ‘wow’ factor.

Declutter

Spend some time going through your things and getting rid of anything you haven’t used for a few months - chances are you won’t need it again. Take anything that is still in good condition to your local charity shop, rather than throwing it away. 

Redecorating 

Redecorate the house to give it a fresh new look. If you’re hoping to put your property on the market soon, stick to neutral colours and inject colour into the room via accessories and soft furnishings. 

Landscape gardener

Speak with a landscape gardener to plan how you can best make use of the garden space you have. This will finish your home off nicely and make it far more attractive to prospective buyers.

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