Some improvements you carry out on your home make it more valuable to both you and prospective buyers or tenants. This is worth considering if you ever want to sell or rent your home.
Improvement on your front door
Your front door is among the first impression your home makes on both you and outsiders. A beautiful and durable door steel door with a wooden panel cost around £700-800. That alone could help to drive up your house value. If that’s too expensive for you, other cheaper options still radiate quality. Doors made of metal are less costly than those made of fibreglass. Changing the paint on your door also counts.
Make a bedroom off your garage
As much as 80% of Britons who own a garage do not use a car. Space like that, which go to waste can be turned into a spare bedroom. Making an extra bedroom is likely to shoot up the value of your house by 20%. It’ll cost you just about £10,000 to make it happen.
Changing the windows
New windows can instantly give a facelift to your home. It also improves the ventilation and serenity of your abode. Changing the windows is often considered a luxury, but it’s an easy way to enhance the value of your house especially when combined with other home improvements like storm-proofing. In the UK, you can improve your windows with a £5,000 budget.
Improve the bathroom
Improving your bathroom is one of the best improvements for adding value to your home. While bathroom improvements could cost up to £10,000, you can see a return, on this investment, should you end up selling the property in the near future. You can get a bigger and shower, change worn out bathroom tiles, get better taps. Even a fresh coat of paint will go a long way to sprucing up a tired looking room.
Improvements on your floor plan
As soon as you step into your home, beneath your feet is one of the most valuable home improvements you can think of. You guessed right, your floor is. Consider adding new tiles or changing the tiles entirely. If your floor is wooden, you can consider replacing that as well. Changing your floor can update the entire feel of a room, and is indeed a sound investment. Property experts estimate that a £10,000 budget improve your home value by 50% value.
Adding an outdoor kitchen
Houses with outdoor kitchens are becoming more valuable by the day. People looking to buy luxury homes usually go for houses with an extra kitchen outside the house. With less than £5,000 you can add an outdoor kitchen with a BBQ grill, a fridge, mini bar and some beautiful culinary.
Repaint the entire house
Changing the paint of your house can add value to your home based on current cost. It’s also among the cheapest home improvements you can make. With a £3,000 budget, you can get this job done. If you’re considering adding value to sell your house, experts say, a neutral palette has the most influence on buyers.
Home improvements are greats and add value to your home. However, not all home improvements are necessary. You also need to find out if you require permission to make improvements on your home. Getting a professional tradesman with full protection to help with any improvement is always best. There might be other situations however where you could make some of the above improvements yourself.