Before you actually take the decision to refurbish your London home, you have to know why exactly a renovation is the best option. You need to assess the changes you are hoping to make in order to work out the scale of the operation beforehand. This will give you a better idea of what your budget should be and how long your renovation out to take.
Renovation work is always positive because it always addresses matters that you want to change for the better. However, there are a whole host of different things that you might want to focus on. For instance, there are practical issues to look at such as energy saving, increased privacy and safety and maintenance.
Then there are things are have to do with the comfort of your home, such as increased space, enhanced convenience and general aesthetic matters. The best renovations obviously combine the aesthetic and the practical considerations in order to deliver a really positive improvement.
You can usually expect your house in London to be worth more after renovation, so this is another thing to take into account when you are in the early stages of planning.