Increase Your Home’s Value in 4 Simple Ways
Your home is the probably the largest investment you are going to make. Small and minor improvements to your home can equal big returns later when you are ready to sell.
Besides the obvious home extension options which will greatly increase the value of your home (loft conversions, home extensions or full house renovations), here are a few easy ways to increase your home’s value and improve its marketability, whether you are looking to sell next week, next month or next year.
Top Renovation Options:
Remodelling is a great way to increase your home’s value. If you can’t completely remodel your bathroom, there are still small changes you can make on a small budget.
Read More: 12 Easy Ways To Update Your Bathroom On A Budget.
Minor updates like getting a new toilet, basin, bath or shower, or maybe re-tiling the room in a brighter, newer colour scheme can dramatically improve your bathroom’s overall appeal.
Your kitchen is one of the most important rooms you can update. It is particularly important to make sure your cabinets look modern, polished and clean as they can strongly impact a buyer’s perception of the entire room.
If you have a larger budget, consider replacing old cabinets with new ones, or remodelling your whole kitchen to give it a more modern feeling.
3. Go for Green
First-time buyers are more attracted to homes that are environmentally friendly and all buyers are intrigued by the prospect of low home energy bills. Solar panels for the roof, programmable thermostats and water-saving faucets are some of many ways to increase your home’s energy efficiency.
If you aren’t planning to sell your home for a while, you may want to plant a few tall trees in your garden; the shade provided can actually decrease your home’s cooling costs by as much as 40% and can also help improve your home’s overall curb appeal.
Sticking to the environmentally friendly route, installing rubber roofing on your flat roofs is a great way to preserve energy in your home. Not only is it an eco-friendly option, it is a cost-effective solution too, especially compared to the price of other flat roofing materials. Click here for technical data information for EPDM roofing.
As it is durable, long-lasting and requires minimal maintenance, it can be easily repaired if a leak does appear. Installing adhesives or rubber shingles over leaks is the best way to repair damage.