Top tips to update your home

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Whether you live in a modern mansion or a traditional country cottage, it’s vital that you keep your home looking its best and carry out general maintenance where possible. If you don’t, you could end up with some costly repairs in the future and your house might even go down in value.

Start by inspecting your home both inside and out. Make a list of anything you feel you’d like to work on, no matter how small. It could be something as simple as fixing a leaky tap or a big project, like laying a patio. By ticking off the list one by one, you’ll finish with a sense of pride and achievement. Read on for some more ideas of updates you could carry out.


One simple way to give your home a little facelift is to install some outdoor lighting. This can improve the curb appeal of your property and potentially increase its value. Not only that, it will also improve safety and security by making it easier for people to navigate around in the dark and deterring criminals, who tend to seek out dark buildings where they can’t be spotted.