Home Improvements That Don’t Add Value – And Five Alternatives

DIY touches that add zero value to your home

Forget stocks and shares – it looks like home improvements are where we’re looking to put our cash.

According to a poll carried out by the Consumer Protection Association, 36% of homeowners planned to spend on products designed to jazz their place up last year.

Jeremy Brett, Director of the association, said: “When you consider the value of most home improvement products, this is a substantial amount of the property-owning population that are willing to spend." But will all this tinkering add value to homes?

Here are five DIY touches to avoid – and five alternatives to consider instead.

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Five Home Improvements That Don’t Actually Add Value