Everyone wants to avoid the plight of outgrowing and resenting the living space. This could happen due to family growing or lifestyle changing. Either way, there is no need to panic and sell right away. Expanding your home ensures it still accommodates your wants and needs. The only problem is that additions usually cost an arm and a leg. Luckily, there is another way, around major expenditures like building the roof and foundations. Then again, to maximize your living space that way, you need to play it smart and be creative. So, get ready to think flexibly and out of the box.
In case you have a yard with empty space, expanding in that direction is a no-brainer. You have a chance to establish a strong connection with the outdoor area without blowing the budget. One of the simplest and most affordable ways to pull it is to create an outdoor room. There are various options when it comes to designing it. You could, for instance, opt for a premade gazebo, which comes in various styles, colors, and sizes. Note also that anything you can find inside has a weather-resistant counterpart: rugs, furniture, drapes, lighting, canopies décor, you name it. [Read more…]