Room additions are a fantastic way to expand the usable area of your home while adding value to what your home is worth. Many people ask us for different types of additions: family room additions, kitchen additions, bathroom additions and master bedroom additions.
But one often neglected topic in many home improvement discussions is the design and interior decorating of the addition after it is completed. Below is a room addition interior that we recently completed in York County, Virginia. You’ll see that the owner used the same colors and and finishes as the rest of the main house, even to the point of seamlessly matching the hardwood floors between the original dining room and the addition.
You can see more pictures of this project here: Family Room Addition in Seaford, Virginia
Another style of addition may use a completely different interior design. We recently shared this picture with our fans on our Jim Hicks Home Improvement Facebook Page:
As you can see, the vaulted ceilings and can lights give this room a completely different feel that the previous addition. It also has hardwood floors and large windows, but our fans felt that it lacked color. Here are some of their comments:
Still another unique interior is the project we did for a basement remodel in Stonehouse, near Williamsburg. You can see all the pictures here: Interior Remodel
Ultimately, your enjoyment of your room addition will have more to do with the design and decor of the interior than that of the exterior. This is why we like to say “The hard work is done before the first nail is driven:” design should drive the construction and not the other way around! Spend some time on the Jim Hicks Home Improvement Blog, Website and our Jim Hicks Home Improvement Facebook Page to get ideas and inspiration. Another great website to visit for inspiration is Houzz, you can check our profile on Houzz here: http://www.houzz.com/pro/jimhicks .
Room additions, Home additions, Kitchen Additions or Bathroom Additions can be the best thing you can do to make your home a better place to live, raise the value of your property and adapt it to your changing lifestyle without leaving the neighborhood that your kids have grown up in or changing the school they’ve come to love! What does the construction of a room addition look like? Well, for starters, here’s a neat video that our friends in Atlanta put together that we thought you might enjoy: