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Over time, the house you once adored for its layout and design can start to feel dated and small. That’s when you are faced with choosing if you want to move or build a home addition.
If your needs and goals are in life are changing and evolving, home additions are a perfect solution to avoid having to deal with moving!
If you’re considering investing in a home addition but you’re unsure of how it works or what’s involved, here is Magnolia’s guide to home additions in Ottawa.
A home addition is a big decision! It comes with many advantages and there are a variety of ways you can approach this investment depending on your budget. Advantages of home additions in Ottawa include:
A huge advantage of investing in a home addition is making more space for your family. There are a number of reasons you may want to make more room including:
Expanding your space through a home addition is a great choice if you’re looking to remain in your current home!
Most people think a home addition requires adding a whole new room to our house, however, home additions can be big or small projects.
They can be used to make the layout of your home more functional. You can expand your second floor to build out your bathroom to make space for that deep soak luxury bathtub you’ve been dreaming of!
Or, you can bump out your first floor a bit so that you can include extra storage on the main floor of your home.
Investing in a home addition is a great way to increase the property value of your home.
Boosting the square footage of your home will boost the overall value. A home addition that is well-designed and built, will attract potential buyers. It can even make the difference between receiving offers over asking or not.
Home additions are much more than just adding another room to your house. When designed and executed well, you can provide your home with extra space and better functionality.
Home additions may include the following projects:
…among many other options!
Working with an experienced team, like Magnolia Construction, you’ll be provided with expert advice on how to best approach a home addition project!
In Ottawa, a building permit is required for a home addition. The Ontario Building Code outlines minimum requirements for various elements such as framing and foundation requirements related to home additions. To successfully obtain a building permit, you’ll need:
The cost of a home addition may vary depending on your vision for the final project and other factors. Things that may affect the cost of a home addition include:
Home additions are no small task! They involve careful consideration and expertise otherwise the results end up looking out of place.
Choosing to work with experienced home addition contractors, like Magnolia Construction, will ensure that your home addition is done in the best possible way. We work with you every step of the way, from your initial vision and blueprints to securing the right permits needed from the city of Ottawa. Our team strives to provide you with an addition that is both functional and blends seamlessly with your current home.
Get in touch with Magnolia Construction to get started on building your dream home addition in Ottawa!