Four Ways to Add Value to Your Home This Year

by Daniel Bell

Home improvements are one of the sure-fire ways to add value to your home. Your home is your castle, and sometimes it makes more sense to stay where you are settled and happy than move. Moving can be a big upheaval to even the most organized of us all. So adding value to the home you are in can make it better for you.

Here’re a few ways you can do just that:

Image @ Flickr

Image @ Flickr

New Kitchen and Bathroom

A new kitchen and bathroom are the perfect way to add some value to your home this year. Maybe those rooms haven’t been touched since you moved in. Or perhaps it was many years ago since you changed them. It’s a perfect time to think about upgrading these rooms ready for summer. A kitchen especially can be the hub of the home. So adding a new kitchen make such a huge difference to your home as well as adding potential value. A new bathroom always gives off a more luxurious feel to it.

Extensions to increase a number of bedrooms and living space

If you have space for it, then adding an extension to your home is a great way of adding value to it. As mentioned earlier sometimes it’s easier to stay in the home you are in then move. It can also be a much more cost-effective way. If it’s an extra bedroom you need, you could even go up into the loft and create a bedroom there. Or by adding an extension over a garage to create an extra bedroom that was is also a good idea. The cost of a build will always feel like it is expensive. But it will be cheaper than buying a new home. The value should always outweigh what you spend making it a worthwhile investment.

Adding a conservatory to bring the outside in

Adding a conservatory can add a lovely feel to a living space. It can be an extension of a room or a room all itself. It’s like bringing a little bit of the outdoors inside. You can get some wonderful Conservatory Furniture to add a touch of style to your new living space. Once you have one, you will wonder why you waited so long. The conservatory can be used for all different uses. It could be a living space, a dining space or even a home office or playroom. The options are endless.

New windows that are energy saving

Window technology has had a recent upgrade recently. Glazed windows can now actually save you money on your energy usage. Much more than they use to. So if your windows and doors haven’t been replaced for over ten years, then this is something to consider.  It will add value to your home as the savings will be made in your bills. It will also have a unique selling point if you do decide to sell your property.

I hope this inspires you to add some value to your home this year.

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