5 Improvements that add value to you home

   Whether you just bought a new home, or you just want to redecorate and add extra functionality to your old house, making a plan before you start is the best idea. In this matter, it is not wise to rush things because we are talking about home improvements which are not cheap and if they're done impulsively, they might get you more in debt than bring extra value.

But what it is wise to do in this situation? Which are the improvements that bring extra value to the house for sure and those are best to be done first? Well, to help you answer these questions, I've created a list of 5 home improvements that will boost your home's value for sure.

1. Remodel the kitchen - This has to be one of the most expensive improvements that you can make to your home. You know what they say, that the kitchen is the soul of the house and it's the place you spend a lot of time, so if you have the budget for it, make a plan, see what needs to be changed and start small. You don't need to get the latest model of appliances, especially if you plan to sell the house after you remodel it. Most of the people don't look for luxury things and they might skip your home because of that.

2. Change your bathroom - You wouldn't say, but the bathroom is another important room in the house. Nobody likes an old bathroom with grey tiles, mould stains and rusty utilities. Lighting is also important in the bathroom because it makes the room look bigger. The first thing that you need to do is check if the plumbing is good, then change the utilities and a new shower or bathtub if the budget allows it or if the old ones can't be used anymore.

3. Brighten up the house - It's well known that natural light makes a house brighter and spacious, so if you can add large windows for plenty of natural light. You can also add a conservatory ior uPVC roof lanterns. Anything your budget allows you to, in order to bring in some sunshine.

4. Home insulation - Insulating your home is a great idea because you can be sure you won't have any problems with the warmth in your house anymore. If your budget is kind of tight, you can also insulate the attic, it's pretty easy to do it by yourself, so you can also save a lot of money on that.

5. Appearance is important - Even if you're not trying to sell your home, it is still important to take care of its looks. Fix the small cracks from the walls, if you have them of course, give them a little paint and take care of the front garden. It's the small details that make a difference and it's important that people say your house is a well taken care of home when they pass by.

  There are many changes that you can make to a house in order to raise its value, but I listed here only the main ones, which in my opinion are the most important. I would love to find out what improvements do you think to add value to a home so you can leave me a comment below with your answer.

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