What are the UK’s most popular home improvements?

New home improvement research, commissioned by Gocompare.com Home Insurance, has uncovered the top 10 renovation projects most favoured by Brits, but what are they?Fitting a new bathroom ...

What are the UK’s most popular home improvements?

New home improvement research, commissioned by Gocompare.com Home Insurance, has uncovered the top 10 renovation projects most favoured by Brits, but what are they?Fitting a new bathroom ...

New home improvement research, commissioned by Gocompare.com Home Insurance, has uncovered the top 10 renovation projects most favoured by Brits, but what are they?

Fitting a new bathroom heads the list of the UK's most popular home renovations according to a new survey released today. 44% of homeowners who carried out a major home improvement in the last three years fitted a new bathroom, while 39% opted for a new kitchen and a third of homeowners modernised their boiler or central heating system.

But nearly half (49%) of homeowners who undertook major home improvements admit they haven't informed their home insurance provider of the changes they have made – potentially invalidating their home insurance.

Top 10 home improvements carried out in the last 3 years:

1 Fitted a new bathroom 44%
2 Installed a new kitchen 39%
3 Fitted a new boiler or central heating system 33%
4 A garden makeover 28%
5 Built an extension 16%
6 Knocked through rooms 11%
7 Fitted solar panels 11%
8 An attic conversion 10%
9 Added an extra bedroom 7%
10 A cellar conversion 6%

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