Hints & Tips
The housing market is certainly in flux at the moment due to these unprecedented times, and as a result many people are choosing to stay put in their own homes and do the necessary changes to make things better and more suitable.
As well as improving your flooring, there’s a number of ways you can make your home feel completely fresh…
Choosing a conversion
It may not be the cheapest option to add extra square footage to your home, but reinventing your existing space can actually be an ideal way to save money. You could consider changing up your attic space into a brand new guest room, or turning a spare room into a snazzy home office space. Whatever you decide, remember to be clever with the space you have. An unused bedroom can easily become a games room, or even be turned into a nice creative studio.
Give your bathroom a refresh
Installing a second bathroom can really add value to your property, and one way to create one is to look at converting extra storage cupboards, like if you have space under your stairs for example. Alternatively, you could always look at revamping your current bathroom. Even adding a bath to a bathroom that doesn’t have one can be a huge selling point if you’re looking to move later down the line.
Improving your energy efficiency
More and more people are growing concerned about their carbon footprint and always looking for ways to save some extra cash. Of course one great way is to look at our heating bills. If your home currently has outdated and drafty single pane windows, it’s perhaps time to look into modernising them. The same applies to any old doors that could be letting in the cold.
However, underfloor heating can be very effective when it comes to extra insulation in your home. It can be expensive to install initially, but can also end up saving you a lot of money in the long run.
Don’t neglect the basics
It’s always a good idea to keep an eye on the simple things to prevent your home from falling apart. Such as keeping your walls looking fresh with a new lick of paint, or ensuring your roof is fixed up in order to prevent leaks should there be heavy rainfall. It’s also a good idea to make sure your guttering is clear of any debris, and to check for any mould or rot. Doing these things will ensure your home stays looking and feeling fresh, and avoids costly repairs if you decide to do any renovations down the line.
The Kitchen can be a focus
In many ways your kitchen is the most important space in the home, and is therefore really important to keep updated. If it turns out that you only have the budget to update one room in your home, then choosing to convert your kitchen into a beautiful modern open-plan room for example, can be a great decision.
However, keep in mind that less is more in the kitchen, and it’s important not to go overboard with your renovations. Keep things simple, stylish and effective. Is your kitchen ready for a new floor perhaps? If so, we may have the solution for you.
If you’re keen to hear more about the flooring options that could really work for your kitchen, or any others, please get in touch today!