Reasons Why an Awning Can Increase the Value of Your Property

When it comes to enhancing your home’s comfort, aesthetics, and overall value, garden awnings can be a fantastic addition.  Serving as both as a practical and stylish enhancement, awnings create opportunities for extended living spaces, contribute to energy efficiency, elevate curb appeal, and provide essential UV protection for your family and home. Whether you’re a homeowner looking to improve your living space or a prospective buyer considering your next investment, here are a few ways awnings can make a difference in a property’s desirability and value. 

Extended Living Space

Awnings are an excellent way to expand your home’s living areas, especially when installed above bifold or sliding doors. These awnings offer additional protection from the sun, allowing you to open your doors and enjoy an extended open-plan living space. Homebuyers frequently seek out areas where they can relax and unwind or host guests for summer BBQs and alfresco dinners, so indoor-outdoor rooms have become evermore popular and can considerably elevate the desirability of a property.

Weinor Opal II Awning Fitted for Bi-Fold Doors in Southampton - Awningsouth

Energy Efficiency

As energy costs rise, energy efficiency is becoming a very important factor in property values. Awnings provide shade during hot summer months, helping to keep the interior cool and reducing the need for fans or air conditioning. In turn, this can make a home more efficient with lower energy bills. Prospective buyers are often prepared to pay more for homes with built-in energy-saving features, thus increasing the price tag.

Curb Appeal

Awnings not only provide functional living benefits, they can also enhance the aesthetic appeal of a house. A relaxing outdoor space is often high up on a buyer’s priority list when looking for a house, and a customised made-to-fit awning can add a touch of elegance and charm to your home’s exterior. This can make it much more attractive to potential buyers and significantly improve its market value.

Electric Grey Awning fitted in Southampton by Awningsouth

UV Protection

Awnings provide excellent sun protection for homeowners who want to enjoy spending time in the garden. Additionally, awnings can prevent UV damage to interior furnishings such as furniture, flooring, and curtains, thus saving money on maintenance and replacements. Prospective buyers will appreciate knowing that both their family and their belongings will be better protected, potentially leading to a higher selling price.

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