Don’t Move – Improve!

Moving home doesn’t come cheap and can be a leap into the unknown, that’s why more and more home owners are choosing to stay put and improve rather than move.

“for 1 in 8 homeowners creating more light was also a key motivation”

A survey of 1000 UK homeowners by Pilkington Glass found that the average UK homeowner has spent £11,240 on home improvements during the last 5 years as the needs of their family circumstances changes. These investments may come in the form of essential maintenance or creating more space. It’s interesting to note that 41% of these surveyed listed adding value to a property as the motive for carrying out home renovation while for 1 in 8 homeowners creating more light was also a key motivation.

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