Home additions have always been a great, cost effective way to correct a home's shortcomings: expanding a crowded kitchen, increasing the number of bedrooms or bathrooms to what's currently needed, creating a home office, or enlarging a den. Now, however, more and more homeowners are adding on to homes that already seem to have everything.
Can today’s playroom become tomorrow’s master suite? Can a home office become a private suite for in-laws? Yes, with a “think ahead" approach that can double the value of home additions. Home additions are a great way to enjoy the extra room you need today. But with a “think ahead” addition, you also enjoy living
Renovating your home in a major way has a lot of advantages, but it can also carry with it a load of stress. Simple things like your daily routine can be interrupted in way which can make it hard to handle without a solid plan in place. For today's post, we're going to give you
So, you're in need of some additional space – a little extra room because maybe the family is growing, children or parents are moving back home, or you've started a home-based business. There are thousands of other reasons why your existing house just may not be big enough. Moving to a larger home is one
We've talked at length on this blog about costly mistakes that should be avoided in home remodeling. Some are fairly obvious mistakes, while others are harder to spot and can only be discovered through trial and error. In discussions with some of our clients, we realized that some choices that seemed like good ideas at
One of the biggest reasons homeowners elect to remodel aspects of their home is to improve its value. Updating a kitchen, bath, or basement will not only do that, but add years of enjoyment at the same time! Furthermore, a major consideration must be which home remodeling projects give homeowners the most return on their
A few weeks back, we did a three-part blog series on planning and getting started with a home addition (check them out here: [Part One: Researching & Setting a Budget]; [Part Two: Questions to Ask Before Moving Forward]; and [Part Three: Finding the Right Contractor]). Once you have your budget set, your questions answered and
Last week, we talked about the questions to consider when planning and executing a home addition – questions like added value, zoning issues, aesthetics and choosing a contractor. Now that you have a clear goal in mind, a budget set and your most of your questions have been answered, it's to address the last one
Last week, we talked about the beginning stages of planning for a home addition – the importance of researching, planning and setting a budget. You have a clear goal in mind, a budget set and your research yielded several ideas that you want to include in your new addition. Well, today we're going to talk
So, you're planning on adding an addition onto your home but have no idea where to start... Well, you're in luck because we, here at MDV Remodeling, are going to walk you though each stage of the process over the course of the next three weeks in our 3-part blog series, Planning a Home Addition.