People dream about
building their dream house someday. There are ways of
altering your present house into your dream house.
This will be cheaper than building it from scratch.
Making home renovation additions for a better
lifestyle is very common these days. Most of these
home renovation additions not only increases the
living space in your house, making it more comfortable
but also increase the resale value of your house. Most
homeowners go in for bathroom or kitchen
But making remodeling additions is a
better idea that just remodeling the existing structure. Even
while making additions you can do a number of things, you can
build another story, you can change the exteriors of the house,
you can make changes within the house, change your garage etc.
Here are a few ideas on home renovation additions.
You can add an additional bathroom to your
You can enlarge an existing bathroom.
Renovate the master bathroom to create a
luxurious bathroom with a bath, shower and dressing room.
Adding a bath to the guest room will make it
more comfortable and your guest will have more privacy.
A sunroom allows sunlight and air into the house. While creating
a sunroom you have to decide how you want to use it. The
construction of the sunroom will depend on the way you plan to
use the room. Here are a few options for a sunroom:
Adding skylights to any room will bring
sunlight into the room.
Add windows to ventilate the sunroom. You can
cover the windows with gray-tint to keep out UV rays and
Adding A Second Story:
Consult a structural engineer or a building
contractor before you decide to build another story.
The foundation of older homes may need
support before building another story.
The electric system will have to be upgraded
to bear the additional load.
Converting the entire second story into a
master suite is a popular idea.
Many people convert the entire second story
into loft for recreation or a home office or for a children's
A second story addition can be used as an art
studio or workshop.
By making additions to the garage you can add to the living
space in your house.
The space above the garage can be converted
into a private living space for guests or a live-in parent.
You can convert the garage into your home
office. As it is away from the house the disturbance from the
house will be minimum.
A garage can be converted into a music studio
to nurture budding talent. Soundproof the garage walls to
prevent complaints from the neighbors.
These are just a few ideas for home remodeling
additions. Only your imagination can limit the renovations that
you can make to your existing house.