Questions to Ask Before a Room Addition

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Room additions is a lifestyle choice. They’re for people who wants to add value to their home, without the effort of moving out. Given the budget, a room addition is attainable. So, whether you have a collection of room inspirations, you’re not ready for a huge project until you’ve answered the following questions:

If you were building the house as new, how would you design it?

People tend to have a difficult time when it comes to additional rooms because of some things that are in the way. Because it’s difficult to see past those features, you want to set the slate clear. Forget about what you have in the home, and liberate yourself from the issue. This will help you prioritize the importance of your home, and coming up with a beautiful project.

Is the room addition going to bring your home’s value up?

Don’t underestimate the unknown. Even if you’re not thinking about selling your home shortly,  you might sell it someday. Or you might find yourself taking a home equity line of credit, and when doing so, you want the optimal appraisal for the property. So, always think about the resale value of your home. Is this project going to bring your value up or down? When it comes to big projects like these, you want to set some realistic expectations.

Can you do the project at a lower price?

There’s always ways to cut costs which are why it is perfect to talk to a contractor who can help you with the project. Never purchase the most expensive materials for the same durability as the competition. That’s not to say, we want you to work with cheap materials, but when it comes to big projects, it’s best to be economical.