How new lighting could add value to your home

Posted By: Matthew

If you’re trying to sell your home, you might feel like you’ve got your work cut out. The housing market’s seen better days and achieving a favourable deal may not be easy.

However, there are certainly relatively simply tactics you can employ to increase the allure of your property.

Do you need to invest in new lighting if you are selling your hosue anyway?

Lighting is all too often overlooked by consumers keen to sell up and move on. After living in a house or flat for a while, it’s easy to become blind to its light fittings and completely take them for granted.

However, by replacing your old lights for new versions that are more attractive, you might be able to boost the value of your home.

When people look around potential new homes, they are heavily influenced by lighting.

For example, they are easily put off by rooms that look dark and dingy. Although viewers are advised to ignore details like this that can easily be changed, they often can’t see past them. It’s not an exaggeration to say that lighting can make the difference between individuals falling head over heels for properties and being indifferent towards or actively disliking them.

Before you invite people around to view your home, it can pay off to go around the place room by room to evaluate the interior lighting.

If you find it tough to objectively appraise your lights, it may help to get a friend or family member involved. A second pair of eyes and a more distanced perspective can be useful.

Once you’ve identified lights that you’d like to change, you can order replacements here at The Lighting Superstore. We’re experts in products like this and should have everything you need.

We offer everything from ceiling and wall lights to spotlights, lamps, bathroom lights and much more.

Redecorating at the flick of a switch

It’s amazing how much difference new lights can make to the look of rooms. In effect, you can completely redecorate at the flick of a switch. For example, it’s possible to highlight special features or create an impression of greater space simply by changing your lighting.

You can also create traditional or contemporary effects, depending on your overall interior design theme.

Low cost

The great thing is, revamping your property like this needn’t cost much money at all. Even if you have a very small budget, you should be able to achieve the changes you want.

This is important. After all, the whole point of improving your home before selling it is to make money. If you splash too much cash in the process, your efforts could backfire and leave you out of pocket.

More tips

As well as your lights, it’s important to consider other issues when you’re preparing your property for sale. For example, it’s well worth clearing any clutter from view to make sure your rooms appear as spacious as possible.

Also, it might be worth giving certain areas a new lick of paint and it’s a good idea to tidy your garden.


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