Carl, we are thinking of adding on to our present house. Where do we start? Should we call a remodeling contractor to get ideas & plans? We need more space! Help!
There are two basic ways to add to your home. One is to make habitable an existing unfinished area such as a basement, garage, screened porch, breezeway, or attic. This is the least expensive way because you already have the basic room with a foundation and some or all of the outside walls.
The other and more expensive way is to build on to your house...continued