When considering adding an addition to your home, there are several important things to consider:
- Budget: Determine your budget for the project and make sure to factor in unexpected expenses that may arise during construction.
- Purpose: Consider the purpose of the addition. Will it be a bedroom, home office, or family room? This will impact the design and layout of the space.
- Size: Determine the size of the addition based on your needs and the available space on your property.
- Zoning and building codes: Check with your local zoning and building department to ensure that your addition meets all the necessary codes and regulations.
- Structural integrity: Consult with a structural engineer to ensure that your home’s foundation can support the weight of the addition.
- Design: Work with an architect or designer to create a plan that meets your needs and complements the existing architecture of your home.
- Contractors: Research and hire a reputable contractor who has experience with home additions and can provide references.
- Permits and inspections: Make sure to obtain any necessary permits and schedule inspections throughout the construction process to ensure compliance with building codes.
- Timeline: Be realistic about the timeline for the project and plan accordingly to minimize disruption to your daily life.
As you can see, there are important things to consider when adding an addition to your home. Keep in mind, when you choose a Design + Build firm like MOSAIC, we will handle all of this for you, ensuring a successful and stress-free experience. Are you ready to pursue a remodeling project in your home? If so, give us a call at 770.670.6022 or fill out a Schedule A Consultation form here.