Having a home built is always an exciting event but the planning process can become a bit overwhelming. There are so many options to consider and you want to make sure the result is watching your dream home come to life. Once you decide on the basics of your design, you may want to discuss adding some extra features with your home construction contractor to maximize the function and beauty of your home.
If you want to increase the wow factor of your home, go for higher ceilings. Tall ceilings go a long way in making your home appear more open and spacious. Higher ceilings look luxurious and give you more options for experimenting with unique lighting features and decorative accent pieces.
You can say goodbye to snow shoveling when you have a heated driveway installed. Heated driveways melt snow and ice on contact and are a good choice for those who have health issues, which can make snow removal difficult. Heated driveways use a radiant heating system that contains warm water and antifreeze in tubing installed under the driveway and can be a worthwhile investment, especially if you live in a cold climate.
An upstairs laundry room
Why lug clothes baskets up and down stairs when you do not have to? Installing an upstairs laundry room can make it easier than ever to keep up with your family's laundry. An upstairs laundry room will not take up a lot of space and is a convenience you will be grateful to have for years to come.
His and hers closets
Adding his and hers closets to a new home build is an option that is growing in popularity. It provides each partner with their own space in the master bedroom. Many homeowners are willing to sacrifice a small amount of square footage to have the privacy of their own closets.
You will never regret adding custom shelving to any room of your home. Your home construction contractor can add shelving to areas where it may be difficult to place stand-alone shelves or bookcases, such as built-in bookcases around an archway or beside a window. Custom shelving will not take up a lot of space and will provide you with limitless storage and display options for your home essentials and decorative pieces.
Building the home of your dreams should be a fun experience that results in a home that is beautiful but also makes living easy. Discussing some extras with your home construction contractor will help you determine which features will work best with your home design style.