Home Addition Innovations to Consider Before Your Next Project

by Cal Palmieri & Al Mussi 11/28/2022

If you want to add on to your home, you have many options available to you. Not every home addition has to be another bedroom over the garage or additional living space that changes the footprint of your home. There are many innovative and unique home addition ideas that can increase the functionality of your home.

Here are a few home addition ideas to consider:

Extend Your Kitchen with a Breakfast Nook

Whether you have a sprawling kitchen with an island or a quaint kitchen that is just right for preparing meals, you could probably benefit from a dedicated space for eating and snacking. When you extend your kitchen and build a breakfast nook, you create a space where you can house a small table or booth designed for those quick yet vital meals. This is a place where people can gather, where kids can eat a snack after school or where you can have a delicious breakfast before you start your day.

Add a Mud Room To Your Entryway

Whether you enter your home from the garage or from the front door, it can sometimes be frustrating not to have a specific space for removing coats, hats, boots or shoes. A mudroom is one of the most critical rooms in any house — and many homes do not have one. By investing in an addition that will allow you to have a mudroom, you will can enjoy a home that is more organized and functional. 

Design a Sunroom

Sunrooms are a simple addition to put on because they are usually built over a patio or a front porch. Whether your sun room addition ends up being in the front or back of your home, you will surely be delighted to have an all-season room where you can read, rest, relax or have a conversation.

Create a Room Out of an Attached Garage

If you simply need another room in your house, then one of the best ways to make one is to close off your attached garage and finish the space. This room could be an entertainment area, a fitness center or a playroom.

With home additions, you have the freedom and flexibility to get creative. This is your home, and it's important that you transform it into a space that feels like yours. These additions not only help you live well within your home, but they also will add value and increase your ability to market your home when it comes time to sell.

About the Author
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Cal Palmieri & Al Mussi

Al Mussi and Carol-Ann Palmieri have been Realtors for more than 30 years.   They established their team, "The Al and Cal Realty Group" in early 1990.    They did this to give their clients greater exposure as well as enhanced availability, and that all important second opinion.     Quickly they became a trend setting team earning numerous production awards and the respect of their peers.    

Al  is a father of 4, grandfather of 5, a martial arts enthusiast, studying the discipline of Hapkito.  He loves to garden and golf.

Carol-Ann is a former US Marine, a private pilot, avid kayaker and dabbles in pastel painting.  

Al and Cal are committed to providing their clients with unsurpassed service, staying abreast of current market trends and technology. Their goal is provide such unbelievable service that you will refer them to your family and friends.