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Home Improvements Popular In Uncertain Property Market Conditions

RIPLEY, England, February 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

The uncertainty that continues to surround the housing market has led many to choose to invest in home improvements rather than push for a move. The team at Cast Fire Places has recently seen an increase in enquiries for all manner of fireplaces in line with this particular trend.

When the housing market struggles, homeowners tend to see more value in home improvements that represent little in the way of risk and even constitute a handy form of investment. Home improvements tend to increase the market value of the home ready for when the market shows greater strength and in the meantime improve people's experiences of living in their current property.

Popular home improvements range from those that alter the structure and status of the home, such as loft conversions and extensions, to cosmetic improvements and those that help to make the property more energy-efficient.

One type of home improvement that straddles two of these categories is the installation of a more efficient modern fireplace. Living rooms and lounge areas are considered priority spaces for improvement by households for their social aspect and for their status as centres of comfort in the home.

Fireplace improvements in these areas are recognised as a good way to enhance the aesthetics of the spaces at the same time as raising their comfort levels in a way that is energy-efficient. This accounts for the greater focus the team at Cast Fire Places has seen on its traditional and contemporary ranges.

Making positive investments like these around the house is considered a proactive and financially sound way of riding out the current housing market conditions and the uncertainty they have given rise to. is a family-owned business that specialises in supplying high-quality fireplaces from its factory and showroom at Langley Mill in Derbyshire. The team have been operating online since 2003.


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