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Whatever the reason that you are adding onto your home, a home addition requires a lot of preparation and planning.

Are you struggling to find space for your growing family or growing collection of hobbies? Whatever the reason that you are adding onto your home, a home addition requires a lot of preparation and planning. If you are planning a home addition in the near future, here are some of the best tips that we have to make the process go smoothly and ensure that you love the end result.

Expand in the Back

Instead of adding a home addition on the side of your home, take advantage of your backyard and expand into that space. One of the biggest benefits of this home addition is connecting your home to the yard and making the transition from inside to outside more effortless. Expanding in the back of your home also allows you to use a different material and cut costs. Side and front home additions need to be matched to your existing space, and masonry costs can add up quickly. A rear home addition allows you to use less expensive building materials and save major cash.

Size Matters

How big is your home addition going to be? If you are planning a large home addition, make sure that it won’t overwhelm or engulf your existing home. Instead of making a large block, break your home addition into a couple small additions that add onto your home without essentially building another home right behind or beside it. Also, keep in mind that you can start small and complete another home addition in the future. Many homeowners plan home additions that are more square footage than they need to be and spend extra money during the process.

Onwards and Upwards

Last but not least, don’t forget that your home addition can always be placed on top of your existing home! Many homes in crowded suburbs or the city don’t have space for a horizontal expansion, so vertically expanding is the best option. This type of home addition can add tons of square footage without needing to sprawl.

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