Basic Home Additions-
addition - Second Story
addition - Inlaw Apartment
addition - Dormer addition - Room
over garage addition - Split Level/Tri
Level Addition - Garage
Conversion - Basement Conversion - Garage
Home owners who want home addition remodeling can hire a general
contractor (most do) The contractor will take care of all the paperwork, materials, labor &
complete the project ready for a Certificate of Occupancy.
(DIY). Some do all of the work. Many choose to have a contractor build a shell (all exterior work
completed) & then finish the interior work with their own labor. You can also do some of the work yourself
& hire others who have more expertise. - i.e. plumbers, electricians - to comlete the remodel.
If you decide to hire a contractor he/she will secure building plans, permits, provide all labor &
materials, cleanup the debris & of course guarantee the work.
Ebooks explaining the right way (better planning, spend less & have a better design) are available here in
these Home Addition
Each type addition requires nuanced changes in your planning. Each book guides you through the process of buying a
very expensive item & explains how to eliminate many land mines. You will find plenty of tips & advice that
will ease the way through a complex purchase.
If you decide to tackle the job (or part of the job) yourself I have written a DIY room additions
book that will guide you through the process.
Those of you interested in Garage Conversions may be interested in my DIY Garage
And last but not least there is the infamous Confessions of a Home Remodeling
Contractor. A general information e-book about how to buy home remodeling.