Home Improvements that save Energy and Money

Home Improvement

Every homeowner wants to improve their home. The main reason people are put off by wanting to make changes to their house is cost. This is why it’s important that home improvements not only meet budget but they also save your money on your bills by conserving energy in your home. The extra benefit of saving money every month alongside having a modern looking house that will increase in value is a win-win. The following home improvements below are designed to make your house more modern, more expensive and more efficient. This will save you money each month when your bills come out and also give you a new feel to your home. Following the tips below you should see improvements to your home and finances while you also do your bit to protect the environment.

Remote control appliances

Remote control lights have been around for some time now, but wants new is remove control appliances. This means you can control your lighting, heating and air conditions all on a remote control. Some energy providers not only allow you to change your settings at home, but allow you to alter them while you are out. It’s not only money, time and effort that are saved with remote control appliances. The extra safety element is a bonus. Some appliances are not supposed to be left on overnight or for a long time and can be easily forgotten. Remote control systems will let you know when it’s time to turn an appliance off or give you advice on what settings should be used to ensure you have a cost-effective risk free house.

Insulation and Brick Slips

Insulation is one of the key ways to save money on your bills. Adding an extra layer of cladding to your home can ensure heat stays in your home for longer, meaning the heating won’t be on for as long during the cold winter months. Bricks slips can be used as an alternative to bricks not only can they be used on the outer parts of your house to cover your cladding they can also be used indoors to add more personality to your kitchen or add a nice traditional look to your fireplace. Brick slips are available in a variety of colours, sizes and styles which means everyone’s taste and needs are met.  If you’re interested in looking at the different styles of brick slips, look at a company like Eurobrick website where you can view a range of brick slips.

Taps and Shower regulators

Saving water is not only helpful due to the money saved, it is also one of the main ways you can help the environment from home. Adding tap and shower regulators to your home ensure you get the optimal usage of water. Shower and tap regulators are easy to install making them a very efficient both in cost and time. It is estimated the average household can spend over £200 on water each year. Tap and shower regulators can save you up to 50% each year off your water bill meaning they become a very cost effective home improvement.

Home improvements must always be made to meet your taste to ensure you get the most out of them. The home improvements listed above are just some of the most cost effective and efficient ways to make your home life easier while saving you money on your bills. There are loads of other ways you can make home improvements; new coloured lights, plants in the garden and a new colour theme throughout the house can also give it a modern look while not breaking the bank.