Home Improvement Guide

Not only can home improvements increase comfort and practicality, but it can also add substantial value if you choose to sell your property in the future. Because of this, a lot of homeowners choose to take our a homeowner loan so that they can make regular improvements to their home. There are a number of common improvements that can be made that may really contribute to the value of your house, making the loan worthwhile investment.

Areas of improvement include:

Converting your attic space

More often than not, attic space goes to considerable waste. Imagine the additional usable space you could enjoy with a loft conversion. Not only would an attic conversion enable you to relish the benefits of a bigger house, but it will also contribute significant value to your property. You could transform the space into an additional bedroom, or turn it into an office space.

Adding an extension

If you’ve got the space, you could add a room or two with an extension. You’ll love a bigger property, and could increase the amount of room that you have downstairs as well as upstairs. This is one of the most popular methods of making the most of the homeowner loan, and would add value to your property.

New bathroom or kitchen

Potential purchasers always pay a lot of attention to the bathroom and the kitchen, as a lot of time is spent in both. By creating the ideal look and atmosphere for both rooms may be easy, and with a vast choice of styles and designs available, it should be quite straightforward to make the rooms appear and feel complete.

Replacement windows

If the windows are tatty and look a bit aged, many people will be put off when looking to buy a new property. They can affect the levels of light in the rooms, the heat and the overall comfort levels in the house. Replacing the windows with double glazing could help to increase energy efficiency and may improve lighting, ambiance and the general appearance of the house.

Heating

Having the correct heating system in place is another important factor when it comes to the ‘saleability’ of your home. For most purchasers, central heating is a must and by having central heating fitted you will be able to enjoy cosier winters, a warmer house, and a more marketable property.