If you are lucky enough to be a homeowner you maybe wondering about how to increase the value of your home. Whether you are planning to sell up soon or within the next few years or are just thinking of the future these ideas on how to increase the value of your home will help you. 


If you are wanting to increase the value of your home you need to look at ticking off the right boxes so that you don't end up out of pocket. Luckily there are lots of brilliant ways to add value that may appeal to you. From simple ideas such as decorating to larger extentions lets jump in to see what you can do.

Update front of the home
The front of your home is the first thing people notice. A lick of paint to your front door and window frames can create a great first impression. If you have a garden at the front keeping that area maintened and digging up the weeds is a must.

A new front door
Sometimes a lick of paint just won't do and you need to look into getting a new front door. A new front door is definitely a worthwhile investment.

New heating system
Many older homes either have old systems or no central heating at all. The central heating system is an integral part of your home. That's why its so important to have the right set up. Getting a new boiler can help to increase the value of your home. 

New Windows
Updating windows can be an expensive but definitely worthwhile investment. Opting for double glazed PVC windows are a popular choice and a must have for most potential buyers. This is because they are not only easy to maintain but are also energy sufficient and very secure.

Kitchen renovation 
The kitchen is a popular area of the home that homeowners like to invest in. Having a new kitchen fitted is an attractive addition to any home. 

Update the bathrooms
Bathrooms need to look fresh and hygienic. Want to give your bathroom/s a makeover? Than these tips are sure to add value to your property:
- At least one bathroom should have a shower (it's essential for most buyers)
- consider replacing sanitaryware if chipped, badly stained or in an unfashionable colour such as pink or green.
- Go for either vinyl or tiled flooring
- Make sure it has the right ventilation 

Replace flooring
If your flooring is still in great quality than a good clean should be fine. However any bright colours and patterns can be off putting so opting for neutral carpet or wooden flooring is a great option. 

Give your Garden a makeover 
Redesigning your garden can have a big impact on your properties value. Here are a few simple ways you can make your garden more attractive.
- Clean up any weeds, flowers beds etc
- Fix up any aged or broken bits
- Make it lively by adding colourful plants
- Make sure that you have added privacy such as fencing
- Create a space for entertaining.

Consider a loft conversion
A loft conversion has many benefits in terms of being a good investment. A loft conversion can add about 20% to a properties value and you also are adding another room to your home.

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