Increasing the Value of Your Home – What’s On the Outside Does Matter !

Increasing the Value of Your Home 

What’s On the Outside Does Matter 

You know what they say, ‘It’s not what’s on the outside that matters but what is on the inside that counts.’ But when it comes to houses, that isn’t always the case. Yes, the interior has to be in good condition, but the exterior is important too! In fact, a poor exterior can lead to a loss of value of a property. Read on to find out how to stop this from happening to your home.

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  • Rain Gutter Installation

You probably don’t give too much thought to your guttering. It does the job, and that’s about it. But it’s one of the most vital pieces of kit on the outside of your home. If you gutter breaks or is not functioning right, it can have a disastrous effect on your property.

In fact, poorly maintained rain gutter installation is one of the leading causes of damp inside the house. That’s right, if you don’t look after your gutters you can get water damage and black mold growing inside the rooms in your house. Gross!

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This is because the water doesn’t drain away from the property as it should and runs down the side of the walls. That is why is so important to keep your gutters clear and well repaired.

This is then absorbed by the bricks and sucked into the inside layer of your home. It’s usually caused by a rotted gutter or guttering that is blocked by a foreign object such as leave or birds nests. You can get gutter covering to stop material like this building up in your guttering system and causing an unnecessary problem.

  • House Extension Ideas

Most people consider carefully before they go ahead with major home improvement like extensions. Depending on the area you live, and what you want to do, you may need planning permission before you start. Also, it’s also prudent to get quotes from different sources such as BNW Builders. Then you can compare the service and price offered.

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While there is often a lot to consider with house extension ideas, they will make a huge impact in increasing the value of your home. This is because property values are worked out on square footage. Each square foot is assigned a price, so the more the merrier!

Many potential buyers are moving to find a properly with more bedrooms and space. So having a well-executed extension can be a real boon to your home when you come to sell. Of course, until then the extra space benefits you and your family, so it is a double win!

  • Safe Home Security

And again and again –  safe home security, one of my top issues! With such a little effort and investment, you can secure your home and your family. Security is something that you should give some serious consideration to when you are evaluating the outside of your house. It’s important to have security measures like lights and cameras to deter intruders.

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It’s also prudent to perform regular maintenance and check fences and railing regularly to make sure that they are sturdy and stable.

Thanks a lot for reading!





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7 years ago

I certainly agree that aside from the inside, its exterior is also important. If I am a potential buyer of a house, both interior and exterior should be pleasant in the eyes and of course, quality matters too!