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Add Value To Any Property By Making It Greener

Green, eco-friendly, and sustainability are all essential in just about every product in 2019, but especially when it comes to real estate. As consumers become more aware of the impact that sustainability is having on the environment, they will start to demand greener products, and homes are no exception. With that in mind, if you want to be able to sell your home in the coming year you should learn how to make it greener. Find out more about your home going green below.

Green light
Incandescent bulbs and even CFL bulbs are not as energy saving as LED ones. Therefore a simple way that you can ensure your home is as green as possible is to replace every bulb in your home with the latter.

Also, as you will want to make a feature this to any potential buyers touring the property, so be sure to get a fast, reliable internet connection from providers such as Optimum as well. Then you can install a smart light system that allows users to turn light on and off no matter whether they are in the house. Something that is not only a green benefit as it can save money and energy from being wasted, but is modern and convenient as well, and so can help to make your home highlight desirable to eco-conscious buyers.

Green energy
You may think that short of installing a wind turbine in the garden or covering the entire roof with solar panels there isn’t much you can do about making your home more eco-friendly regarding energy. However, this is not actually the case.

In fact, there are several actions you can take that will minimize the use of energy around the home including installing insulation in the loft and walls to reduce any heat loss. After all, the less heat you use in winter, the less energy you will have to expend in warming your home, something that can be a massively attractive pitch to a potential buyer.

Additionally, why not consider installing underfloor heating? This is a product that is not only seen as a high-end luxury but also can cut down on energy use. The reason being that it can make a room feel warmer without having to heat the entire 3-dimensional space. Another selling point that potential green buyers will find intriguing.

Green decor
We all know that the way we decorate our home can help to sell it. However, before you start pulling out the paint brushes and furniture catalogs, stop to think about the environmental impact your choices could be having.

This reason that you need to do this is that many paints contain volatile organic compounds which can leach out into the surrounding environment and cause problems for wildlife.

Similarly, buying new furniture that is made from sustainable wood sources could be stripping endangered species of their natural habitat. That is why it’s better to invest in vintage wooden pieces or items made from sustainable material such as bamboo.

After all, it’s not worth taking the risk that all of your hard work in making the infrastructure of your home greener will be overlooked by potential buyers, just because the decor is less environmentally friendly.

This is a collaborative post.

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