Home Additions

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Home Additions Utah

Are you looking for home addition contractors in Utah? If you are in need of extra space in your home, or you just want to add value to your home, a home addition may be the way to solve that problem while also being cost-effective. Adding to your home can also change an impractical floor plan into something that makes more sense in your head, which can lead to better comfort at home. Rather than moving or purchasing a new home, you can add what you need to your already existing home!

Myth or Fact: Adding To Your Home Adds Value

There are many homeowners out there who wonder if adding to their home could add value to their home’s price. The truth is, it can and will add value to your home. The cost of adding to your home varies on what additions you decide to have, but yes, home additions add value to your home.

In fact, many homes in Utah have home additions, and you might not ever know the home addition was there. A particular home in Cottonwood Heights, Utah, has a home addition that added a third bathroom, two more bedrooms, and a spacious living room that’s attached to the kitchen. This home is currently estimated at $722,000.

So, depending on the size of your addition, you could see a large increase in the overall value of your home, especially if you have it done by a contractor who can do it the right way.

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Benefits of Adding to Your Home

There are many benefits of adding to your home, and it’s not just adding value to your market price. Imagine that you have an extra room in your current home. Where would you put it? Maybe you could add to your living room to make it more spacious, or you could finally have a space for your in-laws when they come to visit for the holidays. Your home is sacred to you – you work hard for your money, and you also work hard to make sure that your home is a safe space for you and your family. Families grow and change over the years, and new members are added along the way. What will happen when your home no longer sleeps everyone in your family? That is where a home addition is a perfect solution to your problem. Nobody wants to have to give up their family home that houses so many precious memories for simply more space. That’s why a home addition is a great option for many homeowners.

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What Types of Home Additions Can I Do?

The different types of home additions fall into two main categories: Upward additions and outward additions. An upward addition adds space on top of the home to create a second story or attic space, while the outward home additions usually add one or two extra rooms on the side or in the back of the house. However, there are different types of home additions based on what the space will be used for. Let’s take a closer look:

A bump-out home addition adds a single room built right next to the house and connected by a doorway. Usually, these have a singular function, like a home office for dad, a playroom for the kids, or an extra bedroom for guests. A bump out could also be done on a larger scale to add more than one room, but it depends on how much room you have to add space. If you don’t have enough room on your property, you may not end up with very large rooms to add space to your home.

Some homeowners elect to convert their existing garage into a living space. This is known as a Garage Addition, and it’s very common for homeowners of houses on the smaller side. Being already attached to the home and the foundation, it’s very easy for the construction team to finish this project and add to your home.

Many other homeowners add a sunroom or a patio room. This is often a room that goes over what used to be your outdoor patio to create a space that is protected from the elements but can still be opened up to enjoy the outdoors on a day with beautiful weather.

Experience You Can Count On

At Driggs Construction, we know that your home is important to you, and an addition to your home is a big decision. We offer high-quality home additions and workmanship to match. We take pride in the craft of construction – both new construction and home additions. Our team is ready to take on your project and provide you with the home of your dreams!

Get a Quote on Your Home Addition Today!

Contact us today to get a quote on your home addition! If you aren’t sure what you want or what’s possible for your home, contact us today and we would love to speak with you and help you figure out what’s possible.

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