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Types of Additions

Bathroom Addition

A bathroom addition is a type of home renovation project

A bathroom addition is a type of home renovation project in which a new bathroom is added to an existing home. Often, this entails expanding an existing room or building a new room adjacent to the home to provide enough space for a new bathroom. While there are many different ways to approach adding a bathroom, one of the most common approaches is to expand an existing room by knocking out a wall or two and then installing new plumbing and fixtures. Another popular approach is to build a brand new room next to the house and install all the necessary plumbing and fixtures in that room.

Considerations For A Bathroom Addition

More privacy

Adding an additional bathroom to your home can provide you with more privacy. If you have a large family or frequently have guests staying over, having an extra bathroom can be a lifesaver. You won’t have to worry about waiting in line for the bathroom or feeling like you’re constantly on display.

Increased resale value

Adding an extra bathroom to your home can also increase its resale value. This is especially true if your home only has one bathroom and adding a second would bring it up to par with other homes in your neighborhood. Even if you don’t have plans to sell anytime soon, it’s always nice to know that your home is worth more than you paid for it.

Improved appearance

An extra bathroom can also improve the overall appearance of your home. If your current bathroom is outdated or in poor condition, adding an additional one can give your home a much-needed facelift. This can be especially beneficial if you’re planning on selling your home in the near future.

Greater convenience

Another benefit of adding an extra bathroom is that it can simply make your life more convenient. If you have young children, elderly parents, or frequent houseguests, having an additional bathroom can make things much easier for everyone involved. You won’t have to worry about scheduling showers or taking turns using the restroom.

Fewer arguments

If you live in a household with multiple people, adding an extra bathroom can help to reduce the number of arguments over who gets to use the restroom first. With two bathrooms, everyone will have their own space and there will be no need to fight over who gets to use which one. This can be especially beneficial if you have young children who are always vying for attention.

More peace and quiet

If you often find yourself wanting some peace and quiet, adding an extra bathroom can help with that as well. With two bathrooms, you’ll be able to take your time when using the restroom without feeling like you’re being rushed out by someone else who needs to use it. You may even find that you have more time for yourself in general with an additional bathroom since there will be less traffic in your home overall.

In Ottawa, obtaining a building permit is a crucial step when planning a new addition to your home. A building permit ensures that the proposed construction meets the necessary building codes and safety standards, as well as adheres to local zoning bylaws. Magnolia Construction will help you apply for a building permit for your Bathroom addition. We will submit detailed plans and specifications of the proposed addition to the City of Ottawa’s Building Services department.