Building Contractors: The Different Home Renovation Projects You Could Choose

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Home renovations refer to any type of project you embark on to make adjustments to your home. Commonly, homeowners will seek renovations to spruce up the overall appearance of the exterior or interior of the home. Nevertheless, there are an array of different categories of home renovations that you could choose. Knowing what you would like to focus on makes it easier for you to come up with a realistic budget as well as know which type of building contractors would be suited for your project. Below are some of the different home renovation projects that you could choose for your residence.

Comfort renovations

Simply put, comfort renovations will function to upgrade your quality of living. There are a number of projects you could engage in under this category. Some of the more popular types of comfort renovations include:

  • Upgrading your heating and ventilation systems

  • Upgrading electronic appliances in the kitchen and other rooms of the home

  • Updating the waterproofing and insulation in the various rooms

  • Incorporating sound proofing to certain areas of the home

Maintenance renovations

These types of renovations entail the repair and maintenance of dilapidated structures and systems in the home. Some of the maintenance renovations that you could embark on include:

  • Roof repairs and replacement to prevent structural damage to the home

  • Plumbing repairs to enhance the efficiency and functionality of your drain lines

  • Masonry repairs such as concreting on the driveway, kerb repairs, foundation repairs and more

Extension renovations

When you moved into your new home, it probably seemed to have sufficient space. However, the longer you stay in one place and the larger your family grows, space can become limited. Extension renovations would be ideal if you require extra living or entertaining space in your home. In addition to this, space renovations are a great way to boost the value of your home in the event you would like to sell it. Some of the extension renovations you could consider include:

  • The construction of a granny flat

  • Converting the basement to a living space

  • Converting the attic to a living space

  • Pulling down walls to extend the size of the living room

  • The construction of a deck, verandah or patio to create an outdoor living area

  • That addition of an extra level to your home

It should be noted that some extension renovations may require permits from your local council. Ensure you have acquired these permits before the home renovations can take place. Contact a company like Vickers Home Improvements to learn more.


24 January 2017

Compelling and Creative Commentary on Construction and Contractors: A Blog

Welcome! My name is Frances, and this is my first blog. Whether you found me through a Google search or were passed my link by a friend, I am so glad you found my blog. I plan to fill it with a range of commentary on the world of contracting and construction work, and I hope that you find my ideas compelling and creative. I am a dog trainer, but I have always loved the world of construction. I tend to work a lot on the weekends and evenings, when my clients are off work. As a result, I have a lot of time to write during the day, and I decided to create this blog. Thank you for reading.