How to Grow Your Home for a Growing Family

If you are looking for how to fit more humans under one roof, then this will be the post for you. Growing your family is an exciting time; however, it is a stressful one. You might go from having two people in a home to three, four, or more! This can lead you to ask, “what are my options for more bedrooms and more space?”

Renovation

The first option you have to choose from is to renovate your existing home. This can be a great option if you have an unfinished basement or attic. In addition, if you have extra-large bedrooms, you might be able to double the number of bedrooms in the home by adding a wall or two. This can be the cheapest option for creating more usable space in a home. However, you’re not adding any space, so plan carefully and design smart.

Pre-Built

The next option is often the first that comes to mind. Simply moving into a new home can be a great way to solve your problems. You’ll be able to find the space you need with ease. However, you’ll have a harder time getting exactly what you want, and you may have to move away from your neighborhood to find exactly what you are looking for.

Addition

If you’re only in need of a room or two, then adding an addition to your home might be the perfect option for you. Creating a home addition is the perfect way to add space without moving. However, you should keep in mind all this can also be an expensive option, though cheaper than buying a home. In addition, you might lose yard space unless you are willing and can build up.

Custom Home

The last option you have for creating more space in your home is to build a custom home from the ground up. This will allow you to get the space you need in the perfect layout and style. However, as you might suspect, this could end up being the most expensive option. On the other hand, depending on your needs and where you live, this might be cheaper than buying a home! Best of all, you’ll know that everything is perfect for your needs both now and in the future.

 

If you’re looking for a renovation, addition, or custom home, take a look at Wiltrack Construction today! We offer a design-build service right here in Florida. We’ll keep in mind your needs and the needs of the local area so that you are prepared for whatever nature and life throw at you.