Growing your home, whether through home additions or a whole house remodel, is an option that often proves better than finding a new house. When you really like your neighborhood in Madison WI and the surrounding communities, your property and the home you have, a major makeover might be the answer. Rather than a major move, consider:
Building up – can you add a second story to your existing Readmore
Remodeling your home can make your home feel like new and adjust its function to the changes in your family needs
Think of all of the high impact changes you can make when remodeling. Just consider the impact of the few remodel projects listed below.
Additions – including sunrooms
Adding skylights or sun tunnels
Many homeowners have an extra room that they would like to turn into a guest bedroom. Turning such a room into an extra bedroom does not need to be an expensive endeavor. With a little paint, new flooring or cleaning the existing flooring, adding inexpensive blinds and window treatments, any size bed with coordinated linens, and you have a guest bedroom – no contractor needed!
Another popular oReadmore
Sunroom additions all have one thing in common – the homeowner is wished they had built their sunroom sooner.
At ClearView Sunrooms & Windows, the most difficult part of our jobs is hearing our customers lament that they wish they had built their sunrooms sooner. While we feel gratified our customers are enjoying their sunrooms (usually four season sunroom additions for year round use), we are Readmore
When planning a remodel of any type, a steady-as-you-go process will get the best results for your home, your budget and sanity. Remodeling projects nearly always have many moving parts including contractor schedules, material deliveries, surprises behind the walls and even the homeowner’s schedule or needs.
By definition, a remodel is organized chaos. As a result, getting something done “NOW” Readmore
The right remodeling contractor working on your renovation can be the difference between an adequate project or a great result which you will appreciate for years.
When choosing a remodeling contractor to head up your project, starting the process with a few basic steps can make a huge difference and give you peace of mind throughout the entire process. Consider the following –
“It’s amazing what an additional three or four feet coupled with windows can do to transform the livability of a home,” says Al Anderson, President of Four Seasons Sunrooms.
“Since we began in 1973, we have built everything from completely finished sunrooms that earn the Energy Star rating to basic aluminum frame sunrooms that rely solely on solar collection as a method of heating,” added AnderReadmore
Using a porch enclosure, such as a roll-up porch curtain or rolling shutters, can protect your home plus it allows you to use a screen porch for storage during inclement weather.
“Screen porches are without a doubt one of the best things ever invented. They can be enjoyed three seasons a year, and, with a little thought, can be useful through the winter as well,” says John Gallagher, owner of Readmore
When it comes to a sunroom built today, we are definitely in a different era.
Today’s sunroom is better looking, better performing and much more energy efficient than the stereotypical metal and glass contraptions of the past.
Stuck In Sunroom Past
Some people think of the products of thirty years ago when they consider a sunroom addition to their home. They are usually very pleasantly sReadmore
Homeowners often ask if they can build a sunroom on their deck or a concrete slab or patio.
Unfortunately for the homeowner, the answer is usually no. While there are instances where the existing structure allows this to occur, it is rare. The Uniform Dwelling Code (UDC) applies to the entire state of Wisconsin and local building inspectors in the Madison WI area adhere to the code. If you are Readmore