It’s always classed as important to improve your home. This is because people want to achieve a return on their investment. Whether you want to increase the value of your forever home or are trying to climb the property ladder there are still numerous things that you can do to achieve this. As well as decorating and making your house feel like home it’s also important to think about the practical ways you can ensure the best value for your home.
Have a look below at some of the ways you can update your home:
Your Central Heating System
Perhaps an area that can sometimes be neglected is your central heating. It’s imperative that you have an annual service each year and look to have your boilers replaced around every ten years in order to keep it working effectively. As well as this you may want to consider updating your radiators, thermostat and TRV’s to keep your house running smoothly.
You don’t need to have a service completed on your electrics, however, if you’re living in an older home your electrics may be outdated and need replacing. As regulations change the requirements and safety regulations of your electric system can risk becoming outdated which can be a problem when it comes to adding in things such as a shower to your bathroom, a new cooker or new light fittings. It can also have a negative impact on the value of your home, as people who are looking to buy often avoid the extra costs associated with replacing an electrical system.
Kitchen And Bathroom
Another two areas that people who are on the market to buy a home look at and consider to be important in the kitchen and bathrooms in a house. They often tend to lean more towards homes that have newer or updated kitchens and bathrooms as again it can become costly to replace them. You don’t have to pay out loads in order to update these rooms, try replacing things such as the taps, cupboard handles and work surfaces to give them a facelift. These work particularly well if you can’t stretch your budget to renovate them.
Think about the doors throughout your home,if you live in an older property you will probably find that your internal doors have seen better days. With several coats of paint, chipped wood and scuffs galore. Internal doors aren’t overly expensive and you can replace them one by one if you need to. By replacing the doors in your home and having matching throughout your home you will give it a fresh feel and look. Definitely appealing if you were to sell
An area that always has a massive impact on the look and cleanliness of a home is the flooring. Whether you’re a carpet or wooden flooring sort of person. Treating, cleaning or even replacing your flooring can have a massive impact on the look and feel of your home. Plus giving them a deep clean will help to make your home more hygienic and limit bacteria that is held on them.
These are just a few ways that you can update your home, do you have any others that you can share in the comments section?