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More Living Space Can Require Upgrades for Comfort and Safety

In the event that your family is feeling a bit crowded in your current home, it may be a good idea to consider adding on some space. More living space can require other updates, such as a larger HVAC system or a larger hot water heater. A second hot water heater or HVAC may be necessary if you’re building up instead of out.

Incorporate Your Requirements in the Footprint

If you bought a two-bedroom, one-bath house as a single person, adding another adult may have been challenging but not impossible. If you’re planning to start a family, you’re going to need more room.

Your small home may now be worth much more than you paid for it. This can work to the advantage of you and your family. That additional cash value can be incorporated into a home improvement that will support your growing needs.

Perhaps you want to add two bedrooms and another bathroom to your existing home. If there’s room, you might also choose to add an outdoor deck or screened in sleeping porch to give yourself more outdoor living space.

Create a Complete Plan

Once you know how much square footage you’re going to add and what utility additions you’re going to make, you’ll need to check out the necessary improvements from foundation to roof. For example, you may be longing for a master bath with a spa tub that includes jets. Planning for that tub will obviously include water and electricity. You may also need additional structure to support the tub.

Increased utility access can be a challenge if you haven’t planned ahead. More square footage may require a new HVAC. If your current HVAC is showing signs of wear, that upgrade may be just in time. A new standard water heater or on-demand water heater may be necessary for a second bathroom.

Adding onto your home also means adding to the roof. If you do choose to add that sleeping porch, it may mean adding or extending a gable. In such cases, it might make sense to simply replace your roof.

Avoid Unpleasant Surprises

By planning effectively with the help of your contractor, you can prevent challenges that may make your home uncomfortable in the future. The key is to have a carefully thought-out plan that will suit your family for years to come. Your contractor can help you build a bit of flexibility into your concept so that, even if materials are delayed, the build can continue.

If you need to make an addition to your home in Norman, OK, SH Renovations can help you plan out the process and keep disruption to a minimum, so call today.