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Installing a conservatory is a hugely satisfying and beneficial addition to your home, they can make a stunning visual statement and can be a great way to gain extra space from a property. This extra space can be used to extend the kitchen to create a beautiful kitchen diner with an outdoor feel, you could use the extra space for a home gym a cinema room or just as a place to enjoy hobbies or some with time with a book.
But what many homeowners do not know is that a installing a conservatory is a fantastic selling point which can put your house ahead of others in the area should you decide to sell in the future, and if you make the decision to move on you could expect to receive a significantly higher price for the property, a conservatory extension can increase the value and saleability to your property.
If you are looking to add a conservatory then you must give the idea some serious thought beforehand, first you must ensure that the build you are planning conforms to planning regulations in your area, you must be sure that the style of conservatory you are planning fits the general aesthetic of your home, do you have period feature which you would like matched in your conservatory? You need to decide how much of your outdoor space you are willing to sacrifice for the new build and try to get the best balanced aesthetic possible for your garden.
‘Conservatories are great for adding value to a home and making the property more appealing to homebuyers, be careful not to overspend and price yourself out of the market. If you live in a semi worth about £120,000 spending between £5,000 and £10,000 may see you recoup and make profit with the investment whereas you are unlikely to recoup the cost of a £30,000 Edwardian style conservatory. The best advice is to get to know the local property market a little and speak to a local estate agent before making any final decisions.
If you are hoping to recoup the initial investment from the conservatory extension in the future and maybe a little more then you need to be smart, your conservatory should complement your current property, it should add a reasonable and to scale extra space to the property and should be installed and decorated to a high quality but without overspending.