A home addition is an effective way to increase the size of your home. Home addition designs can be customized to suit your lifestyle needs, whether it’s adding additional living space or creating that home office you have always wanted. There are so any home addition ideas that can improve your home’s functionality. Let’s review some common and inspiring home addition ideas.
One of the most common room addition ideas for small homes is renovating the attic or basement. Most homes have unfinished attics and basements, often leaving hundreds of underutilized square footage.
Renovating these spaces can add instant value and functionality to your home by allowing you to create customized spaces such as a finished laundry room or in-law suites. They are also one of the most practical solutions to adding space to your home because they don’t require an add-on.
Conventional house addition
When developing your home addition plans, consider a conventional house addition. This can allow you to double the size of your home, depending on the size of your property. You can also build up, adding a second story onto your existing home, once again potentially doubling the size of your home.
Your contractor will review with you the best house addition ideas that will allow you to create living spaces that better reflect your needs and lifestyle, such as a larger kitchen, additional sleeping space or a rental unit.
A room addition or bump out
A room addition or bump out can improve the functionality of a space and is commonly used to increase the size of kitchens. It is one of the most common bungalow addition ideas because they fit within the confines of limited lot space.
A room addition or bump out is an affordable alternative to a complete home addition and allows you to effectively increase space within your budget.
Sunroom with a view
Have you always wanted to bring the outdoors indoors? Consider a sunroom with a view. This house addition idea will give you additional living space to enjoy your favourite activities while giving you a year-round space to enjoy the outdoors.
Sunrooms can be customized to suit your design goals, such as a half sunroom or a full sunroom. Your contractor will be able to provide you with a few design options that will easily blend into your home’s existing structure.
Is your garage being underutilized? A garage conversion may be the solution.
You can transform your garage into a living space such as a guest or in-laws suite that will not only add value to your home but will also help you generate income too.
Additional tiny house
Tiny houses are a hot house addition idea because they allow the person inside to enjoy full autonomy from the main house structure. A tiny house can be used as a living space or rental space.
It can also be designed to mimic the existing house design features so that it easily blends into your existing lot. There are countless home addition plans for tiny homes that allow the resident to enjoy plenty of space and full amenities while enjoying a more minimalist lifestyle.
Lumara Homes can help you create a home addition that improves the look and value of your home. We offer a full range of home addition services from room additions to tiny homes to full house extensions. Contact us today to discuss your home addition vision and receive a free estimate.