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Expand Your Living Space With an Attic Conversion

You may have thought your current home had plenty of living space when you bought it, but your growing family is now feeling cramped and needs more room. This is a situation that happens to many people, but there are only a couple ways to solve the dilemma. Perhaps the easiest way for your growing family to gain the extra room needed is to list your home for sale and search for one with more square footage and more bedrooms. However, in the current real estate market selling and buying can be an uncertain endeavor. You may also be reluctant to leave your current neighborhood and the home you are familiar with.

Considering the disadvantages of selling your current home and searching for one that will better meet your needs, you may want to consider finding additional living space in your current home. Some of your options include building an addition, finishing your basement or converting your attic to add a room or two. Attic conversions are a popular choice of homeowners if there is unused space in the second or third floor of their home. Read the rest of this entry »

Surviving A Renovation With Kids At Home

You know how it goes. You work hard, you get on the ladder, you create a home you love, and then you have kids and quickly realise that you don’t have enough space. It’s a moment of realisation as common as mosquitos at a barbecue. Now, the dreamy option would be to sell your current abode for a tidy profit and move to a bigger house somewhere nearby. But we all know this idea tends to have one foot firmly lodged in dreamland. Read the rest of this entry »

The Messy Side Of A Renovation

When it’s time to start decorating and changing you home, it’s very easy to get swept up in the excitement of the jobs you have to come. With change on the way, new ideas and inspiration will be on your mind all the time. Of course, though, with so much fun, it can often be a challenge to consider the messy side of your renovation. This sort of work will bring a huge amount of waste, dirt, and mess along with it. So, to help you out, this post will be exploring all of the tools you’ll need to make this work.  Read the rest of this entry »