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If you own your own home, you have a responsibility to yourself to make some sensible upgrades for the future. This can add extra value to your home and make it more desirable to house buyers in the future while giving you a new feature you can enjoy.
Here are five home upgrades that every homeowner should make for themselves and their future.
Upgrade Your Central Heating System
With this home upgrade, you can save money, invest in your property, and have added peace of mind through the winter.
Modern central heating systems are vastly more energy-efficient when compared to their traditional counterparts. You can make savings every month and add a desirable feature to your home that helps increase its value. The heating specialists at Bbright can install one of the latest central heating systems that will keep you warm all winter, while also saving money.
Add An Electric Vehicle Charging Point
This is a great addition to any home, whether you have an EV or not. A charging station can fit into the corner of any garage, or even on the side of a house, and provide you or future owners a place to charge their electric car.
EV charging stations are proving to be a cost-effective upgrade to homes, as they increase property value enough to cover the expense of installation. They also make an electric vehicle a more practical choice for you and prospective buyers, opening up the opportunity to save even more money by using an EV.
Build A Custom Storage Solution For Your Home
Storage is one of the biggest challenges facing any home. Having somewhere to put things is a common problem. Even if your home is uncluttered and tidy, you may struggle to keep things neat by running out of storage space.
Houses with clever storage are always popular with house hunters too, so you are adding some desirability and a wow factor while making this upgrade.
Bring Some Indoors To The Outdoors
A smart way to add a big chunk of value to your property is to add some extra interior floor space, and this does not have to mean making a costly extension or loft conversion.
Build a summer house or even a simple shed to add some extra space to your home as well as an attractive and functional feature. You can find an upgrade to suit any budget in this area.
Get Smart With Smart Home Gadgets
Alexa, what is the best way to future-proof your home for less? Adding some smart home features will give your home a ‘killer app’ that will help set it apart from the competition when the time comes to sell.
Use these smart technologies to modernise existing features and systems in your home, and add some new ones. Smart security is a great feature and can give you extra peace of mind. You can monitor your home while you are away, and even answer the doorbell. This will be the kind of upgrade to a home that people will come to expect in the coming years.
These upgrades can have a big impact on your property value and save you money on regular bills. You owe it to your future self to make the most of these high-value upgrades.
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