Updating heating from radiators to vents
Using a plumber to add central heating to an average three bedroom Victorian or Edwardian house will cost £3–4,000.Updating the heating system needs to be done in conjunction with improving the general energy efficiency of the building.For most listed buildings, plastic windows are not acceptable to English Heritage.Timber windows can also be low maintenance, either stained hardwood (not a good look for a period style house though), or timber coated with an external layer of PVCu, vinyl or aluminium.
It will be considered an essential by most buyers and mortgage valuers.
If you are unsure about confusing structural defects with purely cosmetic faults, then consult a builder, surveyor or structural engineer.
As repairing any of these problems can be very disruptive, it is essential to identify them and get the work completed in the early phases of a project, ideally before you move in.
An attractive, hygienic looking kitchen is essential both to buyers and valuation surveyors.
Before replacing a kitchen, consider the fundamentals such as its shape and position and decide if you are going to make any structural changes to the space, or if you want to relocate it elsewhere.
Consider: If the existing boiler is in reasonable working order and has adequate output for the heat requirement of the building, always try to make use of it with the exception of boilers that draw their air intake from inside the house.