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How to add value to your London-based home?

by John Saunders
10th Dec 19 12:27 pm

So you are thinking of increasing the value of your home. Whether you want to sell it and get more from it or if you simply want to make your living area a more prosperous one, there are many ways to do that.

Housings in London can be quite voluble, especially based on location. The value also depends on the age of the house but also the amenities that come with it. Increasing its value can be done in many ways and is a great thing to think about especially if you are thinking of selling it.

Let’s check out some examples that can help you add more value to your London-based home.

A fresh coat of paint

The interior of your house is where is best to start. Walls can fade and colors may start to seem a bit dull after a while. That’s why a fresh coat of paint does wonders for a home. If you are having visitors or people who want to check out the inside and see how everything looks repainting everything will go a long way.

Paint the walls in a new fresh color which will breathe in new life to your home and add happiness. Also, it helps the interior look bigger if you add soft colors.

Fix the outside as well as the inside

When people come to your home they do not see the interior of the house first. They need to take a glance at the outside as well. We do mean the fence, the garden and everything you have placed in front of it.

The appearance of a garden goes a long way and can leave a lasting impression, so leave it to the experts in order to get everything right and arrange your garden well. Get new garden furniture if you must and create a welcoming atmosphere for the visitors that come to your home.

Improve your heating system

If you have an older home, you should think of improving the heating system. This can add immense value to your home and will make it much more desirable to potential customers.

This needs to be done if you don’t have any heating solutions or simply have an old fashioned one. Installing a modern central heating system is going to make the home much cozier during long winter days.

Rewiring everything

Rewiring all the electronics in a home is a very nasty and disruptive job. However, it is necessary to do especially if there are some problems that you have experienced in the past. Don’t let faulty wiring be the death of your home.

If you decide to do this make sure to do it first before making any cosmetic changes. It takes a lot of work to do this kind of job and you may need to remodel a few walls or lift floors. However, once you are done you can remodel everything and be happy that this part is over and done.


Finally, you can increase the value of your home by adding changing some things around. Redecorate and refurbish the interior by adding some new pieces of furniture or remodel parts of rooms that seem out of way.

But always keep in mind the purpose you are adding value to your home. Meaning that if you are trying to sell it, you should not spend too much on redecorating the inside, If it’s just for show you can just fix up some problematic parts. However, if you are planning to keep living there you can go all the way and invest more money in this redecoration.

More value to one’s home never hurt anybody. Doing this is something that needs to be done from time to time. Your home needs to be pleasant and will ultimately make you feel pleasant as well.

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