Is your family growing? Do you feel the need for an additional story or an added entertaining space? Maybe your ideal kitchen doesn’t fit in the current layout of your home. There are plenty of reasons to build home additions. Instead of buying a new property or moving out, you can add livable spaces to your home. Here’s why many homeowners do it and why it may be the right solution for you and your family.
One of the reasons people build home additions is to provide a space for family members. If you’ve got a new child or want your elderly grandparents to stay with you, adding an extension to your home is an excellent way to solve for a limited space issue. If your current home is cramped, but you have plenty of yard space, that arrangement can work. Start looking for local contractors that build home additions to discuss cost projections and timelines.
Space limitations can prevent people from pursuing a lot of things, including a healthy lifestyle or fun hobbies. If you want an extra room for your hobbies or more storage space, you can build off the main floor and add another floor to your home for more usable space. You can also add new rooms or extensions. With more rooms, you will get all the extra space you need.
If you’ve been living in the same home for decades, a home addition can be the upgrade you need. A remodeling project that might include an extra bedroom, or even upgrading your current situation to include a master suite, can dramatically increase the value of your home, not only on a real estate level but on a personal level as well. You don’t need to start a complex project to upgrade your home, adding a guest bedroom or bumping out the exterior walls can be cost and time effective. Improvement projects such as these can help refresh your living space and give you more room to style, experiment with, and fill up with furniture.
As we discussed earlier in this blog, certain home additions can add more value to your property. For a one-level home, adding a second-story addition can dramatically increase your ability to sell your home in the future. Improvements like breakfast nooks, extra living space, and maybe a master bathroom will make your home extremely competitive when you put it in the real estate market. These types of renovation projects often help you increase the asking price for your property.
The average cost of moving into a bigger house can be daunting and overwhelming. Instead, you can build more room on your current property which may be a more cost-effective way to add the space you need. If you only want a bigger kitchen or bathroom, or more rooms for visiting friends and family, home additions could be better for your budget. Stay put and talk to contractors to help increase your living space with those home additions.
There are many reasons to upgrade your home with house additions. By adding additional space to your home, you can allow for more people, more space, and more value in your home. You can increase your income by adding additional space to rent out, and you can save money if your alternative to a home addition is to move to a larger home.
Hiring a contractor for your home addition project is a must. Contact Koeppen Construction today to get a quote!