Now is the time to think about improvements
NOW that the winter is fast approaching, there is no better time to think about getting stuck into some DIY and doing some work on your home to make sure it is safe and cosy as the darker, colder months approach.
Whether you want to add an extra bedroom, install new windows, update your heating system or improving the energy efficiency of your home, there are lots of ways you can add value without having the stress and upheaval of moving house.
If you are considering adding an extension to your home, whether you want to double the footprint or simply extend a room, there are lots of qualified and experienced builders in the area who will be ready to take on the challenge.
Make sure to shop around and get a few quotes before making a final decision.
New windows can really transform a home.
Not only can they cut down on heating costs by helping to exclude draughts and stop the heat escaping, they can also change the appearance of your house, updating a tired 80s exterior into a sleek, modern fronted home.
From PVC to wood, sash windows to bifold doors, the choice, colour and styles available are limitless.
If your garden needs a trim or you want to plant some new trees to give it a new look, there are a host of local companies offering a huge range of services from garden centres providing a range new shrubs to landscaping services, hedge maintenance as well as tree planting and much more.
Of course, renovating your home can be a messy business and often involves a substantial amount of rubble and clutter removal and a need for heavy machinery.
You may want to consider hiring a skip to remove some of the debris involved.
Of course, if you have recently purchased a new house which needs some modernisation, you may be considering employing skilled professionals to update important things like the electrics, heating system and the plumbing.
It is a good idea to carry out any of these improvement works in tandem with an updates planned such as structural changes to the house or updating kitchens and bathrooms.
If you are planning an update, the new home renovation tax relief could be worth exploring.
You could benefit from significant tax savings when renovating your home.