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Benefits of a Built-In Apartment Addition

Mar 8, 2022 | Additions & Interiors

The latest home trend is innovative, cost-effective, and the easiest way to upgrade your home and get more of that one elusive interior commodity – space. Let’s face it: almost every homeowner runs out of room at some point. Moving homes isn’t always the most practical or convenient solution, given that there are multiple aspects you have to take into account before you can just up and go. What if there was an easier way to add more space to your existing home? You can do just this by opting for what we think is a pretty ingenious home solution – adding a built-in apartment. These customized home additions will transform your home. Intrigued? We will tell you how it can help you.

Advantages of a Built-In Apartment Addition

These nifty apartment additions are perfect for adding an entire story to an existing home. You can add on, out, or even into unused space. And thanks to advancements in this area, apartment additions can blend in perfectly with both the interior and exterior of your original home. The sky’s the limit for what you want to add in – whether it is multiple bedrooms, a living room, laundry room, bathroom, or a combination of all these.

sSeating area in a garage-to-apartment conversion

Seating area in a garage-to-apartment conversion. See Project Details.

Your home addition can be as simple or elaborate as you need as long as it fits in well with the dynamics of the existing structure. An addition can give your home a new lease of life. Built-in home additions can complement almost any architectural style. They can be as affordable or expensive as you want or best fits your budget. So if you would rather opt for custom features, fixtures, and finishes, you can do this.

What’s vital is to ensure that you and your contractor are on the same page and that you fine-tune your pre-construction plans in great detail. Look at everything carefully, from the rooms you want, to how your stairway will look (which is a significant part of a multi-level building). Even consider finalizing your flooring, colors, tiles, and hardware right at the start. Planning is the best way to ensure that the result looks most like your vision. One essential aspect here is blending the new and existing structure well enough to look fluid. A new visitor to your home should not be able to tell where one starts and the other ends. Not only should it not appear disproportionate, but it should also not hinder the flow of air, light, and traffic in any way.

One of the most significant advantages of a built-in apartment is the crucial square footage added to your home. The other advantages include enhancing the layout and overall look and feel of your home. Plus, an apartment addition can increase curb appeal and add drama and character to a non-striking design.

Contact Us Today

Any built-in apartment addition requires not just a mix of the right people working together but a shared end vision. While it’s a clever way to transform your home, it requires foresight, creativity, and thorough technical and design know-how. But with a team in place who can take on the project and see it through from start to finish, you can rest easy and leave it to the experts.

At Owings Brothers, this is exactly what we do. Contact us today to see how we can help change your home and bring your vision to life with clever built-in apartment additions that will almost feel as if you’re gaining a second house.