A home addition can be a great way to expand your home, increase curb appeal, and also create a new enjoyable space in your home. There are also many reasons to build an addition to your home. Here are a few signs it’s time to consider a home addition:
1. You Need More Space
One of the biggest signs it’s time to consider a home addition is that you just need more space. There is only so much interior remodeling you can do. If you find yourself running out of room for what you want to do and how you want to enjoy your home, home additions can help you add more usable, or even livable, space.
One of the benefits of building a home addition is more space. Whether that’s adding a bedroom, building a sunroom, adding a home office, expanding your kitchen, or a different type of home addition, you’ll end up with more space to use and enjoy in your home while also increasing your home value. That’s a win-win situation all around.
Check out this video of the Zephyr Thomas team building a second-story four-season home addition with a deck for this homeowner!
2. Your Family is Expanding
Related to needing more space, another sign it’s time to consider a home addition is when your family is expanding. You could be marrying and combining families, having a child, relatives could be moving in, and more. Regardless of the circumstances, more people living in the home can sometimes mean building a home addition to better accommodate more residents.
Knowing who you want to accommodate and how can help you plan for a home addition. Because there can be a lot of flexibility with home additions, you can create a separate or semi-separate living area similar to an in-law suite. This can be a great option for situations where relatives are moving in or aging parents are moving in. This type of home addition allows for some independence and separation while remaining nearby.
If your home design has vertical space available above a garage or another area, second-story room additions are popular home addition ideas. This can be particularly true if you don’t have the necessary space on your lot to build out or you have plans for other home additions in the future and don’t want to expand out to add a bedroom.
3. You Need a Place to Entertain
If you often have friends and family over to visit, things can get cramped if you don’t have enough space to entertain. If you’ve already considered interior remodeling and you just want something else, a home addition can be a great way to add more space to your home that you can enjoy alone and that can easily serve as a place to entertain guests.
Sunroom additions and patio enclosures are great options for home additions that double as entertaining spaces and spaces for personal enjoyment. Plus, the new addition will be built to become a seamless part of your existing home, which only further improves the flow and space available between areas.
Take a look at the video below to see the Zephyr Thomas team remodeling an existing home addition for this homeowner!
4. You Want to Make Better Use of Your Backyard
Wanting to make better use of your backyard is another sign it’s time to consider a home addition. Decks, patios, fences, and more are all exterior home remodeling ideas that can improve your home and your backyard.
A home addition can take it even further and allow you to enjoy your backyard for more time throughout the year. If you opt for a 4-season addition, then you can enjoy your new space all year-round no matter what the weather is like outside. This is one of the reasons why considering a home addition, like a sunroom, is one of the backyard makeover tips to improve your home.
Check out the video below to see the Zephyr Thomas team building a home addition with a deck for this homeowner!
Build Your Dream Home Addition With Zephyr Thomas
These are just a few signs it’s time to consider a home addition. Whether you want to build up or build out for your home addition placement, Zephyr Thomas can help you design and build the home addition you want.
Considering the reasons why you want a home addition and how you want to use it can help you choose the best home addition for your home. If you’re ready to get started on your home addition, contact us at 717-399-4708 to schedule a free estimate!