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3 Exciting Ways to Add Value to Your Property

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Did you know we’re all spending a lot more time at home now than a decade ago? There are many reasons for this, including remote working, improved entertainment and technology systems, and economic factors.

A 2020 study by Upwork found that 22% of the American workforce would be working remotely by 2025, which suggests a long-term increase in home time for many people.

Therefore, your home really can be your castle, the place where you love to spend time at all hours of the day.

The more you put into getting the home you want, the more you’ll get out of it. Not only will your dream home look exactly as you want it, but home improvements can significantly add to its value, which can be great news for you if you sell it later or for your dependents.

Apart from renovating the home’s interior, you can also give it considerable curb appeal by painting the exterior of your property. Don’t forget the garage—it, too, can be repurposed or just spruced up with a coat of paint.

Adding a Perfect Landscape

Spending more time at home requires a usable exterior. Whether your property has a sizeable section or a tiny backyard, you can still transform it into something highly useable and looks spectacular all year round.

Garden landscaping features such as fountains or ponds can be particularly eye-catching, but the most essential thing to concentrate on is having a well-prepared and maintained garden lawn.

Gardening experts can help you fix a weedy lawn, plant new lawns to your specifications, and renovate an existing lawn so it looks better. As a garden is often the first thing visitors see, this can ideally improve your property.  See this article on maintaining your green spaces, including your lawn.

Making Your Property Greener

Are you passionate about the environment, and do you want to create a greener planet for future generations to enjoy? You’re certainly not alone. Increasing numbers of people across America and beyond recognize the effects of artificial climate change and are doing their bit to stop it.

If you want to tackle climate change, the first place you should start is your own home. Utilizing more energy-efficient boilers and heating systems and installing loft and cavity wall insulation and double glazing to stop heat from escaping can significantly reduce your energy bills, meaning that the improvements can pay for themselves over time.

An energy-efficient home can also be more attractive to prospective buyers, and best of all, it will reduce your carbon footprint.

Converting Your Unused Spaces

A space in your property is wasted, so why not convert unused areas of your home into something different and valuable?

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Garages, lofts, and cellars are all perfect candidates for conversion, and the choice of what to do with them is vast. They could be an office for you to work from, a games room, a guest bedroom, or even a home gymnasium, and once you’ve made the most of your previously unused space, you’ll find that your property feels much more significant.

Creating or renovating a lawn, making your property more energy-efficient, and converting empty areas into new rooms will involve an initial investment, but this could be more than offset by your property’s subsequent rise in value.

Just as importantly, it makes your home look and feel more exciting. You’ve worked hard for your home, so why settle for second best when it can easily be transformed into something bigger and better?