A brief insight into why more people than ever are choosing renovation…
Have you ever watched Grand Designs and thought ‘I could do that!’,
well, home renovation is your chance. A lived in home is
bound to show signs of ageing. Maybe the walls have cracks due
to bad weather conditions (which is unfortunately common
practice with our British winters), maybe the tiles aren’t as secure
as they once were or maybe the building is just dated. Renovating
your home can be done in many different ways, improving,
redecorating, extending or completely redesigning your home. The
beauty of owning your own property is that freedom to update
and change as and when you wish. Whether you’re looking to
renovate to add value to your property or simply to get that sense
of satisfaction when you walk through the door Wessex Building
Contractors is on hand to help you do it.
A house renovation will add value to not only your home, but also
your lifestyle, meaning it’s normally money invested rather than
money spent. In order to make a successful house renovation you
need to know exactly what you want to achieve. Once this has
been established you can leave the rest to us. Some reasons for
renovating could be returning a house to it’s former glory,
avoiding the stress and money of
moving, increasing the size or maximizing the value.
So what is it that people think about when it comes to
Staying in the house and area you know.
Let’s face it, moving house isn’t only the huge hassle of packing up
every single item you own, it’s also leaving behind all the nostalgia
your home offers, saying goodbye to your
neighbours and having to change your details on all of your
documentation. You would also avoid spending money on stamp
duty, legal fees, agency fees amongst many other costs associated
To boost value on your home
If you’re thinking of selling your home, a renovation will help you
with a greater profit. It would also boost rental value if you’re
thinking of letting it out. You can quite easily
manage to increase the value of your property by more than the
cost you will spend renovating it. Home renovations can be used
as a way of boosting your investments.
Returning your home to it’s former glory.
Old homes are great to renovate as usually they are larger with
higher ceilings, meaning a great amount of space to work with. If a
home was built a long time ago chances are it could have some
amazing architectural designs, renovating it could reinstate its lost
Protecting the environment
With world pollution being at an all time high, many people are
renovating their homes to meet the needs of a green environment. A
great bonus to green modifications is that your energy bills will
subsequently reduce. These modifications could include a more
efficient heating system, double glazed windows and more efficient
Last but definitely not least, is feeling comfortable in your home. Your
comfort at home should be a key factor for renovating. You want to
live in a place where coming home at
the end of the day will be something you really look forward to.
Please call us on 01202 737 858 with any enquiries you may have.