Benefits of a Home Addition

Home additions are a great solution for transforming your current home by adding on extra space that is specifically designed to meet the needs of you and your family members. If you are unsure about whether or not the benefits of a home addition are worth the time and money, consulting with a professional residential contractor like the ones from Twin Maple Construction will ensure that all of your questions about home additions are answered promptly and thoroughly. Some of the main benefits of adding onto your current home include:

1. Allows You to Customize the Space

Adding onto your current home will allow you to create the customized spaces that your family needs to function on a daily basis. Whether you are wanting to add an extra bedroom or bathroom or are looking to create a more unique space, such as a music room or home gym, a home addition will allow you to create a space that is customized to your specific requirements.

2. Increases Storage Space

Many families often find that they have too much stuff and nowhere to put it all. Adding onto your existing home can allow you to create better storage spaces with custom cabinetry and shelving that are uniquely designed to store all of the belongings that do not already have a permanent home in your existing space.

3. Offers Revenue Potential

If you are looking for a way to bring in extra money, adding onto your current home can help turn your home into a money maker. Adding on a one- or two-bedroom suite with a kitchen and a bathroom, as well as a private entrance, can help you bring in a lot of extra money every month.

4. Adds Value to Your Home

One of the biggest advantages of adding onto your existing home is that it can help increase the value of your property; however, it is important to keep in mind that not all home additions add value. If the space that you are adding on will not be used by most families, the addition might not be a huge selling point.

5. Provides an Alternative to Moving

If your family has outgrown your current home but you love your home too much to move, a home addition can provide you with the perfect alternative to moving, as it will allow you to increase the square footage of your home and make it more functional for your family. Adding on rather than moving will also allow you to stay in the same neighbourhood, close to school and work.

If you would like to learn more about the benefits of a home addition, or if you are interested in our residential construction services, please contact Twin Maple Construction at 604-854-6790 or by filling out a contact form on our website.