Five reasons why you should consider renovating your home

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If you’re feeling a little bored with your home or want to increase its value with improvements, renovating can help to make your space more functional and renew your love for it.

Every house develops flaws and can become a bit dull over time. Opting to renovate your home can help to keep it efficient and attractive, along with reducing costly problems in the future.

We’ve put together five top reasons why you should consider renovating your home in 2020 and beyond.

Number one: Increase your functional space

Whether you have a growing family, the need for a new home office, or anything in between, space can be a challenge. Aside from the known stresses and costs associated with moving home, relocation might not be an option for you.

Creating additional space by updating your current home means that every penny spent will have a direct benefit to you.

Although there are many great reasons to renovate your home, your own comfort and enjoyment are important factors that shouldn’t be overlooked.

Maybe you need more space, or a second bathroom for those busy mornings, or an extended kitchen for entertaining. 

Whatever the need for extra space may be, Rollo Developments is synonymous with high-end renovations, cutting-edge design, and high calibre of personalised services. Reach out to the experienced team for a free chat.

Number two: Increase the value of your house

Renovating your home can have a positive impact on its value. Upgrading your kitchen alone can add around 4.6%* value to your resale value (*Value sourced from ‘Adding Value to Your Home’ by Phil Spencer).

When the main objective of a renovation is to sell your home, choices should reflect what will most likely help with the sale. For example, choosing neutral colours, upgrades that add value, and fixing any cosmetic or functional issues will help to get your house in an attractive condition for potential buyers.

A functional house that’s in its best condition has a higher value than houses that have structural, plumbing, electrical, or safety issues.

Planning to get your house into high-value selling condition? Great! Rollo Developments can help. During your appointment, you can give our designers a wish-list for the project. We take as much information as possible to establish your individual needs for space, function, aesthetics, and style. Contact Rollo.

Number three: Avoid the stress of buying a new house

Searching for a new home can be stressful and time-consuming. Instead of spending months looking for that perfect home, upgrading your bathroom and kitchen or removing that constricting wall might just be the solution.

An older home can have dated looks and make you feel like it would be easier to just start again somewhere new. 

But, relocation might not be the best solution for you and the costs of moving can be off-putting—from solicitor fees to removal companies and everything in between.

Refreshing your home and adding new functional space can be a great way to fall back in love with it.

When you choose to work with Rollo, you’re included throughout every stage of the project. We’re your partner dedicated to providing an experience, not only a service.

Number four: Increase the efficiency of your home

New windows and added insulation are great examples of improvements that can decrease your energy costs.

Any time you can save, improve, or reduce energy use in your home, you can consider it beneficial to your quality of life. When you consider that a good portion of your life is spent indoors, you’ll want to make it as comfortable and efficient as possible.

Natural Resources Canada has identified these five key benefits of having an efficient home:

  1. Increase home value: Potential buyers will be attracted to a home that demonstrates a conscious effort to make it more energy-efficient. It will command a higher price than non-efficient, neighbouring houses.
  2. Reduce energy costs: Just as energy usage varies with the season, reducing costs will vary with each home. This will require an investment of time and money, but it is usually offset within a few years with significant utility cost savings.
  3. Improve resident comfort: You’ll notice better air quality and consistently moderate temperatures (without drafts). Moisture issues will also be reduced to prevent mould growth and condensation problems.
  4. Improve operating performance: When your home’s building systems are well designed, they’ll require fewer repairs, be more reliable, and last longer.
  5. Reduce carbon dioxide emissions: Every little bit helps in minimising the impact of greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.

At Rollo Developments, we know that your property means something to you and understand that this sort of investment requires trust, imagination, and sensitivity. That’s why our core philosophy is transparency. 

Number five: Add your individual style

Over time, your home’s aesthetics might not complement your own individual style. Don’t waste another day looking at those avocado worktops!

Likewise, if you renovate solely based on how it will impact the future sales price down the line, you may end up living in a showplace that doesn’t feel like a home. 

Your comfort and enjoyment are more important than what improvements will make the most money when you eventually sell.

Renovating your home is about creating the right space for you, your tastes, and your lifestyle.

If you’re ready to start planning your home renovation, we’ve been an Edinburgh Trusted Trader since 2019. We pride ourselves on transparency and honesty with all our clients.

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Get in touch with the team at Rollo Developments. Email or call 0131 210 0074 with your questions and queries.

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