If you are thinking about a home renovation shortly, we imagine that you’re probably looking to add some value on to your house. Most people only spend a lot of money on a home renovation if they are not considering a future sale. They don’t often bother with it just to improve the quality of their life. You can add value to your home a number of different ways but we have got the best ones to add a lot of value to your home. These are a bathroom renovation, kitchen renovation, loft conversion and an extension. Let’s look at each of these in turn so you will know what to think about when you consider these hefty renovation options.
Firstly with any renovation you need to consider the bill. The type of renovations we are talking about won’t be cheap. You can expect each one to cost up to ten thousand. That’s a lot of cash to spend in one go so you should consider this decision carefully.
Secondly, you should think about the amount time the renovation will take as it could leave some areas of your home unusable. The kitchen, for instance, is a job that could take up to two weeks. That will be two weeks where you’ll probably be reliant on takeout. If you have addressed these two major concerns, we can look at each option individually.
We think a loft conversion is the best option on this list for two reasons. Firstly it’s out of the way so if it does take some time you won’t notice it. Second, you can do pretty much anything you like with it. Whether you just want to improve your loft storage or convert it into a brand new room, your options are open. But if you do convert it into a guest room you can expect the value of your home to increase dramatically. Particularly if you add attractive features such as a skylight. A loft conversion does not have to be a DIY job though. There are building companies that specialize in this particular type of renovation project.
There is no doubt that a home extension is the option that requires the most work. Whether you’re just increasing a room size or adding a whole new section, you’re going to need to get permission. That’s going to take at least four weeks. After that you need to think about whether you want electric lines or water pipes put in. This is a complex job and you will need the help of expert professionals. That said, it’s obvious a good extension will make the value of your home surge. You will just have to decide whether that potential added value will be worth the cost and the effort.
Kitchen Or Bathroom Renovation
We’ve linked these two together because they are quite similar. You can decide how much you improve these rooms and that decision will affect how much you pay. If you’re just adding some new tech to your kitchen the renovation could be a low as a thousand. But, if you want a complete redesign of your bathroom, you’re looking at close to five grand. The choice is yours. However, you should be aware that this type of change is only going to add a few thousand on to the asking price.