If you’re looking to add value to your home, you need to make sure your investment plan is solid and your home remodeling company has the experience and craftsmanship to see your project through from beginning to end.
In 1960, there were 6.9 million single-person households in the States. In 2017, that number rose to 35.25 million. Yet it may be questioned whether there’s been a significant enough shift in how we design and build houses to accommodate this rising number of single-person households. So what do these statistics mean for the average homeowner?
Today, we’ll look at some of the benefits of incorporating an ADU (additional dwelling unit) into your upcoming home remodel in Atlanta, GA.
The Master Suite in your home is a unique place. In many respects, it’s a world of its own where you can retreat, relax, and be refreshed. Of course, it takes some careful planning on your part and exceptional craftsmanship on the part of your designer/builder to ensure that the private space you create is everything you want it to be.
Sometimes there is just no substitute for extra space. If you’ve become frustrated with trying to make do with the existing space in your Atlanta-area home (endlessly rearranging and reorganizing furniture and rooms to try to accommodate your lifestyle) the real solution may be to consider an addition to your home. But how much does a home addition cost in the Atlanta area? Naturally, every project will be different—depending on the size and complexity of the remodel, but here are some averages for popular addition projects in the Atlanta area.
If you’ve decided that the bathroom in your Atlanta-area is ready for remodeling, chances are you have a big question you need to answer before you dive in: “How much is this going to set you back?
Just as with our best bathroom over $25,000, this is our second year in a row taking OBIE’s first place award for best addition. We built this second-story addition onto a charming, historic bungalow home in Oakhurst for a growing family with two young children and a third on the way.
Last week, we talked about seven ways to renovate your home for holiday hosting. One feature we didn’t discuss--which some happy souls consider second in importance only to the basics--is a home wine cellar.
A Warm Way to Welcome
Most everyone associates the holidays with a type of homecoming. If you want your Atlanta, GA house to feel like home to everyone staying with you this holiday season, start by giving them an honoring welcome (like this one)--make sure the walkways to your front door are well maintained, your porch is freshly painted and any weather damage restored, and your front door is framed with lights.
Once inside, guests will also appreciate a spacious entryway equipped with a bench and a closet, wardrobe, or built-in where they can store coats, hats, and shoes.
As any parent who has recently sent their kids back to school knows, planning ahead is paramount. Just as you attend orientations, map out school routes, purchase pencils and miscellaneous supplies, and brainstorm on-the-go lunches, so too there’s a set list of planning tips you should start on today for your 2019 remodel.
From entirely separate buildings to additions above garages to basements with separate entrances to primary home bump-outs, ADUs can take many shapes and can adapt to many purposes.
Several homeowners in the Atlanta, GA area are incorporating them into their home improvement and remodel plans.