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How To Get Free Home Improvement Grants [2022]

How To Get Free Home Improvement Grants 2022

If you are looking for a Free Home Improvement Grant To make energy improvements to your home, please see below and apply today!

The Government Home Improvement Grant Scheme is a government initiative for all home owners to benefit from Free Heating & Insulation measures.

These grants are available to all  Benefits Claimants. Some areas do not need to be in receipt of a benefit to qualify.

100% Free Grants are still available and this fantastic grant  covers all of the cost of upgrading old heating & insulation to reduce your heating bills substantaily.

These home improvement grants have assisted many people to upgrade their homes for free or at minimal cost.

Dont worry about choosing whether to HEAT OR EAT …….. These grants are for you.

 

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What Home Improvement Grants Are Available?

 

Storage Heater Replacement Grants

Free 1st Time Central Heating

Free Back Boiler Removal Grant

Free Boiler Grant Scheme

Free Insulation Grants

Free External Wall Insulation

 

Who Is Eligible For A Free Home Improvement Grant

These grants are earmarked for people who are older, disabled or on a low income .

Property Types Include :

  • Owner-occupied homes
  • Shared ownership properties
  • Private Rented Sector
  • Park home owners.

Not Eligible are  – New-build domestic properties – Commercial premises  – Social Housing

Which Benefits Qualify For A Grant?

  • Child Benefit *
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Employment & Support Allowance
  • Housing Benefit
  • Income Support
  • Job Seekers Allowance
  • Pension Credit – Guarantee
  • Pension Credit – Savings
  • Universal Credit
  • Working Tax Credit

 

Does The Home Improvement Grant Need To Be Paid Back In The Future?

Any heating grant that is awarded to you does not have to be paid back at any point in the future.

You can rest assured that you will not be invoiced in the future.

 

Can Landlords Apply For A Home Improvement Grant ?

Landlords are eligible for Free Storage Heaters & Free Central Heating as long as they have a tenant that receives a benefit and they meet the criteria.

See Our Landlords Page HERE

 

How Do I Apply For A Grant ?

You can fill in a short form to apply below.

The survey takes about 2 minutes and asks all the right questions to enable us to assess your eligibility for the grant.

 

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Are There Home Improvement Grants For Disabled ?

Yes.  Disabled people should check out the 2 below sites for details

The Disabled Facilities Grant

Disability Grants for Home Improvements & Repairs

 

Storage Heater Replacement Grants

Do You Qualify  All storage heaters need to be  over 10 years old to be eligible for this scheme.

Grant Value –   Over £600 each supplied & fitted

Bill Savings –    Up to £150 per year in reduced bills.

Time To Fit –       Usually takes 2 – 3 hours to fit

Warranty –          Comes with a 5 yr warranty

 

Free 1st Time Central Heating

Do You Qualify –  You cannot have had central heating fitted before.

Value –             Over £3500 supplied & fitted

Bill Savings –    Up to £150 per year in reduced bills.

Time To Fit –       Usually takes 2  Days to fit

Warranty –          Comes with a 2 yr warranty

 

Free Back Boiler Removal Grant

Do You Qualify – Your  boiler needs to be a back boiler behind the fire.

Value –             Over £3500 supplied & fitted

Bill Savings –    Up to £250 per year in reduced bills.

Time To Fit –       Usually takes 1 -2 days to fit

Warranty –          Comes with a 2 yr warranty

 

Free Boiler Grant Scheme

Do You Qualify – You need to receive a qualifying benefit and your existing boiler needs to be over 17 years old

Value –             Over £2000 supplied & fitted

Bill Savings –    Up to £150 per year in reduced bills.

Time To Fit –       Usually takes 4-6 hours to fit

Warranty –          Comes with a 2 yr warranty

 

Free Insulation Grants

Value –             Over £1000 supplied & fitted

Bill Savings –    Up to £150 per year in reduced bills.

Time To Fit –       Usually takes 4-6 hours to fit

Warranty –          Comes with a 10 yr warranty

Free External Wall Insulation

Value –      £8000 – £10000 supplied & fitted

Bill Savings         Up to £500 per year in reduced bills.

Time To Fit – Usually takes 7 days to fit depending on property size.

Warranty – Comes with a 25 yr warranty

Do You Qualify – You need to receive a qualifying benefit and your walls need to be solid with no existing insulation fitted.

 

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7 Top Home Improvement Grants That Add Value 2022

There are lots of home improvements you can make to your home to increase the comfort and value of your property.

This post is to help you decide what to prioritise to add the most value and get the best price for your home when you come to sell.

  • Heating & Insulation Upgrades
  • Brand New Fitted Kitchen
  • New Bathroom upgrade
  • Double or triple glazing windows
  • Landscape garden and patio make-over
  • Loft Conversion
  • Solar Panels

 

Read Also Citizens Advice

31  improvements to add value

 

Heating & Insulation Upgrades

Making improvements to your heating and insulation will greatly increase the perceived value of a house. With ever rising heating bills, a well insulated house and new heating is also another well sough out thing when it comes to buying a house. Your EPC Certificate will tell buyers how well insulated your home is and  having a rating of C or D is very desirable at the moment . The worst homes are rated F & G and will cost a bomb to run over the winter.

Check if you are eligible for Government funded grants before you splash out as there are many available if you receive a benefit or on a low income,

Below are some of the grants you should be looking at.

 

Home Improvement Grants  2022

 

Brand New Kitchen

The cost is likely to be from £10000 upwards for a professionally fitted kitchen but this is by far the best home improvement you can make to your home if you are looking to add value.

A well designed and functional kitchen is the most sought out measure that people are looking for when it comes to buying a house and will tip the balance when deciding wheher to make an offer for a home or not.

Spend the money on a kitchen and you wont regret it.

 

New Bathroom Upgrades

A new bathroom that is functional as well as elegant is another must have for people.

Wet rooms are especially well desired for the elder generation too.

It is worth spending thousands of £ on a new bathroom.

 

Double Or Triple Glazing

Double glazing will always add value as it reduces heating bills by up to 20%  per year

Landscape Gardening

3 garden landscaping features that add value to your home

  1. Patio paving Garden paving, as it turns out, can do wonder for a house sale. Paving your garden with sandstone slabs…
  2. A garden shed Image credit: Future A shed, though not part of the hard landscaping, is an extremely attractive…
  3. A tall fence

Loft Conversion

How much value a loft conversion adds to your home depends on various factors, such as the location, property type, home condition, type of loft conversion, etc.

For example, if you have a three-bedroom home worth 400,000 pounds, and the price of a four-bedroom house in your local area is 430,000 pounds, a loft conversion project won’t add much to your home value.

On the other hand, if you live in a two-bedroom house with most of the houses in your local area have three, four, or more bedrooms, in that case, your loft conversion project can increase your home resale value and attract potential buyers. The value a loft conversion adds to a home varies from location to location in the UK.

Solar Panels

Solar panels could increase your home’s value by 4.1% !

How To Get Free Home Improvement Grants 2022

 

 

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  1. Workmen started insulation on my walls but haven’t been back in four weeks to fit skirting boards and install storage heaters. What can I do about this please.

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