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Are you looking to stay put and improve instead of move? Or maybe you would like to make your home more appealing to potential buyers? Whichever end of the scale you’re at, one thing that’s certain is that damp and mould is one of the biggest turn-offs for both homeowners and would-be buyers alike.

According to the latest research, 60% of Brits would leave a viewing because of damp and mould

1. Prevent damp and mould with a roofline upgrade

Custom bargeboard roofline installation

Due to its positioning, your roof is the most likely area of your home to be affected by moisture, damp and mould. So, it stands to reason that if you take good care of your roof, the rest of your home will be protected against the elements for many years to come. This can be done by upgrading a rotten roofline with high-quality, low-maintenance PVC roofline products. PVC roofline products are incredibly durable and long-lasting, as they will never warp, crack, rot, flake or fade; unlike their timber counterparts.

What is roofline?

Roofline describes the frontage immediately below the roof and eaves, which protects the rafters and allows the building to breathe. Consisting of fascia, soffits, bargeboards and guttering, these should be checked regularly to make sure they’re still watertight and preventing serious damage to the roof and the rest of the property.

Cracks in the walls deter four in ten UK house hunters

2. An instant makeover with fibre cement cladding

An installation of HardiePlank fibre cladding

Visible cracks in the walls can range from surface blemishes due to settling issues or larger problems such as water damage. Once they’ve been thoroughly checked out and addressed, if you have unsightly cracks on the outside of your home you may wish to consider renovating the exterior with high-quality HardiePlank fibre cement cladding. Available in a wide range of colours and textures, including on-trend neutrals and greys, you’re guaranteed a durable and long-lasting finish that will increase the enjoyment you get from you home as well as enticing potential buyers.

Homes close to main roads repel four in ten property buyers

3. Repel exterior noise pollution with PVC Cladding

PVC cladding expertly enhances the insulating qualities of your home, making it considerably warmer which helps to reduce carbon footprints and energy bills in the long-run. Via its thermal boosting qualities, PVC cladding can also limit the effect of exterior noise. So, if your home is located near the main road it may be worth considering renovating the exterior with high-quality uPVC cladding.

High-quality roofline solutions

Even if you don’t have any of the aforementioned issues, the majority of house hunters are unable to look past the aesthetics of a property. So, if it’s looking run-down or dilapidated this is going to seriously affect your chances of a quick sale. Simply apply new fascia, soffits, bargeboards, guttering, PVC Cladding or Fibre Cement HardiePlank® Cladding and begin reaping the benefits immediately.

If you need to discuss your roofline options further, don’t hesitate to get in contact with the Kent Cladding team.