The most common type of room addition involves building a whole new room. You can set up a bedroom, living room, or bathroom with all new furnishings. Full additions require construction permits, sizable budgets, and longer completion times.
You can add extra square footage to a strategic part of your home with a bump-out. Bump-outs extend existing rooms, often to accommodate kitchen or bathroom appliances or furniture. They can also serve as individual rooms. Construction costs may vary depending on the bump-outs size and location.
Converting a storage space like a garage or an attic into a new living area opens up many new possibilities. Conversions make excellent room additions because they provide valuable square footage without creating a new structure. Instead, an expert contractor will modify your unused space.
Sunrooms or Screen Porches
A sunroom provides an excellent recreational space. It relies on natural light with no heating or cooling system. The cost for building this type of addition depends on construction materials.
Should You Build Up or Out?
Building upward requires space for a staircase but does not need an additional foundation. Building outward translates to ground-level additions that occupy a portion of your yard. Most homeowners with sufficient yard space prefer building out. However, you can consult with our expert builders at Mission Home Remodeling for guidance.