Extending Your Home for Maximized Space

Extending Your Home for Maximized Space

Home extensions are very useful if you want to increase the value of your home. Let’s say you are planning to sell your home, but your space is not big enough to attract a higher price. What you can do is add a home extension to create more space in your home without having to renovate the entire house.

Even if you are not planning to sell your house, creating a home extension offers a lot of benefits. Aside from increasing the space within the house and increasing its overall value, you can also enjoy the relaxing and comfortable experience that comes with more space.

In order to extend your home, identify first what kind of home extension you want. Below are some examples of home extensions:

  • Built-in garage. If you don’t have a garage, but would like the extra storage and protection for your vehicle, build one. A garage will serve as an extension to your house and will also provide lodging your car. Building a garage right beside your house makes it easy to use for added storage.
  • Sunroom. This is especially lovely during the summer when you want more light in your house. Sunrooms are often made of glass walls, so more light can come in without you having to go outside. If you have a sunroom in your home, you also have a place to grow indoor plants.
  • Make use of your attic. Instead of simply being a hollow space between your roof and ceilings, it can be transformed into an extra guest bedroom or an entertainment room. Kids would also love having a definitive play space that they could call their own.
  • Add a deck. A lovely view of the outside begs to be enjoyed from a wood deck.  Perfect for night time gatherings or lounging in the afternoon, a deck will serve as an added living space for intimate parties or having some alone time.
  • Create a front porch. It does not need to be big, but as long as it can fit a chair or two, and possibly even a small coffee table, you can enjoy you breakfast in the fresh air or entertain your guests.

Heather & Alan Davis
Oklahoma City Realtors


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