Summer brings the opportunity to open those patio doors and step into the garden – weather permitting, of course. Bring back the sunshine but perhaps not the unbearable heatwave!
Whether it’s mowing the lawn and weeding the borders, having a barbecue, or relaxing on a sun-lounger or egg chair, our gardens are a great reason to get outdoors – and have kept many of us going during the confinements of lockdown.
Lockdown has also seen many people sharing their tips for garden makeovers – and it’s important to know what to do and what not to do.
There are a number of garden features and makeover ideas that could add value to your home.
If all of them were used, that could be adding as much as £233,000 to the value of your home.
And with the average house price now at £244,000 for the UK in July 2021 – and at £223,000 in Birmingham – that would be a whopping boost of 95 per cent (104 per cent in Birmingham).
9 garden features/makeovers to boost the value of your home
1) Deck It Out
Value Increase = 10%
This spike in demand for decking has transferred over to what new buyers are willing to pay for a home with decking already installed. In fact, having decking already in your back garden can raise the value of your home by around 10 per cent. Based on the current average UK price, that’s a…