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Home Improvements You Should Invest in for You, Not the Next Owner

Home Improvements You Should Invest in for You, Not the Next Owner

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You can find plenty of recommendations for doing up your home. Many of them supposedly add value to your property, in case you’re hoping to sell it. However, a lot of improvements can cost more than you would end up adding to the value of your home. If you want to make any improvements, don’t think about them in terms of money. Instead, consider how they will make your property more enjoyable and perhaps more attractive to potential buyers in the future. They won’t necessarily make your property more valuable, but they could make it more sellable. Try these improvements for size.

Better Heating and Insulation

One of the things everyone wishes for their home is that it’s the right temperature. They don’t want to freeze in winter or boil in the summer. A cold house during the winter can affect your mood and your health. Even putting on five extra layers won’t necessarily be enough to keep you warm. Improving your heating system and the insulation of your property are great choices for home improvements. They make the overall feel of the house better and can prevent some issues, such as condensation. Your heating system can be stylish too, and you might want to add a fireplace or a wood burner.

LED Lights

The changes you make to your home don’t have to be huge to make an impact. Changing the lights helps to brighten the property. If your home is small or dark, the right lights will rectify that. Anyone considering installing new lighting fixtures in their home should think about LEDs. They can be powerful and illuminate a small space with only a small bulb. What’s more, they are energy-efficient too. Choosing LED downlight installation is a little more expensive than other lights at first, but you can soon balance it out with energy savings.

A New Shower

Bathroom renovations are popular for anyone who wants to add value to their home. But if you’re aiming to improve your enjoyment of your home, focus on the show. Both the shower cubicle and the shower unit itself can make a huge difference to how much you love your shower. Many people have outdated showers that leave a lot to the imagination. You can get a more powerful one that regulates the temperature more efficiently. If you’re trying to be greener, look into showers that save water and energy too. It’s worth investing in one that will last a long time.

Room Conversions

If you’re going to work on a larger project, you can’t go wrong with adding space to your home. You might currently have an attic, basement or garage that is going to waste. Perhaps you use it as storage space and nothing more. If you convert it, you could have an extra bedroom or perhaps a space such as a hobby room, office or home cinema. It could add value to your home but, best of all, it will make your home more enjoyable.

These home improvements are all worth investing in for you, not for the next owner of your property. But they could make your home more attractive too.

Naomi Isted
Editor in Chief, Naomi Isted is known as The Ultimate Lifestylist to her readers and viewers. She is a TV Presenter and Columnist. Ranked in the Top 100 LFW Social Media Influencers AW14 & SS15, Brand Ambassador for Pears Soap UK. Her Celebrity beauty TV Series currently airs to 27million homes on Physique TV in UAE, previously on Wedding TV in the UK. She brings fashion and beauty advice to her readers and viewers on a daily basis. She is Fashion and Beauty Columnist for Herald Scotland and has a Fashion and Beauty Bridal Blog for HELLO. She can usually be found attending celebrity fashion and beauty events in and around London and sharing the latest fashion and beauty trends with her readers.

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