May 2016: Can today’s playroom become tomorrow’s master suite? Can a home office become a private suite for in-laws? Yes, with a “plan ahead” approach that can double the value of your home addition. A home addition is a great way to enjoy the extra room you need today. But when you plan ahead, you will also enjoy living space that can easily adapt as your needs change in the future.
Planning ahead is important for any kind of remodeling, but it is especially important when you’re putting on an addition. We can work with you to design a space that looks beautiful and functions efficiently for you today, yet has the built-in flexibility to change as your lifestyle and family needs continue to evolve. Best of all, when you do get ready to repurpose your space, remodeling will cost much less because of what’s already been included in the original home addition.
Here are three “plan ahead” ideas to help you explore possibilities for your own home addition.
Home Addition Idea #1: Full House to Empty Nest
If you have young children, a roomy first-floor playroom is a smart investment that provides plenty of active family time all in the safety of an indoor play space. In terms of meeting today’s needs, this type of home addition should include ample storage for toys, open play space, plus floors and walls that are durable and easy to clean.