The UK certainly is a country obsessed with home ownership and DIY! It is estimated that the cost of home improvements over the past five years sits around the £50bn figure, which would equate to around £8,000 per home!
With the property market being notoriously difficult to navigate, first time buyers are forced to purchase fixer-uppers that require a serious amount of work. With a lot of aging homes on the market, even houses that have the big jobs done still leave room for some tweaks here and there to help homeowners add a few quid to the resale value.
What are the most popular projects?
The job that is often the most accessible to homeowners without a trades background or advanced DIY skills is decorating. Most people are able to do a reasonable job of giving their walls, doors and skirts a lick of paint, so it …