HouseWow the UK's leading property styling and home staging professionals



Home Staging, Show homes, Interior Design, Home Improvements, House selling tips and Declutter with HouseWow®     

   Home   |   About  |   Contact   |   Team   |   Show Homes  |   Home Staging  |   Declutter  |   Interior Design |   Furniture hire  |   Testimonials  |   Gallery

Home Staging

Interior Design


Show Home

Furniture rental 

Home Makeover


Home Improvement

Home Stage to Sell

Home staging projects

Home improvement

Bed and mattress sizes

Hot tub reviews

Loft Lighting

Renovating and keeping the charm

Sash Window Maintenance

Show Home projects

Choosing Kitchen Worktops


 Holiday Homes

Styling a Holiday Home


 Home decor

Bespoke lampshades

Wallpaper murals for walls

Latest Trends in Wall Decor


 House Building

Flat Pack eco houses



 Online Estate Agents

 Best online Estate Agent

  Add value to your property
  Before renovating

  High Street Agent v Online    


Stamp Duty Rates

House Selling Tips

Buying & Selling Guide



  Bedroom Furniture

Bespoke living room  


Metal garden furniture

Landlord furniture tips

Landlord Furniture

Furniture Rental Tips

Office Desks UK

New Office furniture

Heritage Chesterfield Sofas


 Home Finance

Home Insurance






What to Consider Before Renovating your House


Whether you're thinking about renovating your house to increase its value and sell on, or to simply create a better living environment, there are many important things to consider before starting the work. It can be an expensive and time consuming endeavour to renovate your home, so you must be completely sure that you wish to go ahead with it and know what you're doing. Here are important considerations before renovating your home.

Your Finances

It is vital that you budget for all your renovations and leave a little bit extra in case of delays, increasing costs and emergencies. Think about your current financial situation and how much it is likely to change in the next year, as renovations (and paying for them) will probably go on for that long. You may have to cut back or not do some renovations depending on finances.

Return on Investment

If you're renovating your home to increase its value, consider which areas are most likely to provide the largest return on investment. Getting a conservatory can add around 11% of value to your home, while renovating the kitchen will add nearly 5%. Even if you're not selling, loft conversions can provide essential space that offers a great return as you won't need to move to find a home with an extra bedroom.

Where to Start

When time or finances are limited, you are best to start renovating with the most important areas. Bathrooms and kitchens can often be done quickly, and getting your roof fixed through Burton Roofing can be a relatively quick task. Consider which areas need the work doing soonest and start with them.

DIY or Not?

In order to save as much money as possible, some people will attempt to take care of renovation work themselves. Those who possess the necessary skills and time can make this a success, but if you're unsure or limited for time, it may not be the best idea. You can cause more financial and property damage if things go wrong.

Exterior as Well as Interior

It's not just the inside of your home that needs renovating, the garden and property's exterior should be considered too. Old houses may need a facelift with a lick of paint or home rendering, while the garden can be renovated with the addition of some decking or a patio. Whatever you decide, be sure to consider all these points before you start renovating your home.










Home Staging, Home improvements, Property photography and Interior Design - find your local businesses below/font>



  about    services    contact    sitemap     terms    privacy     associates     media      partners     resources    house selling tips 




Quick site content navigation links to popular pages   



Contact us

Log in


Picture Gallery





Media - PR




Cleaning Leeds

Declutter and organise

Declutter coach

Freelance Interior Designers

Furniture Hire

Furniture rental

Furniture rental Scotland

Home makeover

Home Staging

Home Staging Report

Staging for Estate agents

Staging for Builders

Hotel Interior Design

Interior Design

Landlord Furniture

Landlord furniture Rental

House Styling

Styling rental property

Show home

HouseWow® Teams

HouseWow Bedfordshire

HouseWow Bristol

HouseWow Buckinghamshire

HouseWow Cambridgeshire

HouseWow Cheshire

HouseWow Cornwall

HouseWow Cumbria

HouseWow Derbyshire

HouseWow Devon

HouseWow Dorset

HouseWow Durham

HouseWow East midlands

HouseWow Essex

HouseWow Greater Manchester

HouseWow Hampshire

HouseWow Hertfordshire

HouseWow Kent

HouseWow Lancashire

HouseWow Leicestershire

HouseWow Lincolnshire

HouseWow London

HouseWow North West London

HouseWow Norfolk

HouseWow Northamptonshire

HouseWow Oxfordshire  

HouseWow Somerset  

HouseWow Suffolk

HouseWow Surrey

HouseWow West Midlands

HouseWow Yorkshire

House Wow Scotland



Home staging

House staging

House makeover

House makeovers


Interior design

Property staging

Quick house sale

Show home

Staged to sell



De-clutter open day

Property photography

Estate Agent open day


Tips and info pages

Best online estate agent

Decluttering Tips

Declutter your home

Declutter Leeds

Furniture rental 

Furniture rental tips

Home Insurance

Home Staging Tips

House Selling Tips

Online estate Agents

Property links

Quotes selling houses

Sell my house fast

Stamp Duty Rates

What is home staging?

Home Staging course

Home Staging Course


Home improvement 

Bed  mattress sizes

Bedroom Furniture

Home improvement

Hot tub reviews

Wallpaper murals for walls 

Home Improvement Team


Property Buying & Selling

Getting a Mortgage

House Conveyancing

Home survey

Stamp Duty Land Tax Rates

Costs of selling a house

Costs of buying a house

Property valuation

Selling property privately


Holiday Homes

7 Things You Need to Know when Styling a Holiday Home



      Copyright 2008 - 2019  HouseWow®  is a registered trading name of HSC Design Ltd  Company Registration: 06576986  for Home Staging, Show homes, De-clutter and Home improvement in the UK