What Are The Primary Home Additions You Should Consider?


When we finally have the budget for a home addition, it’s easy to become pretty confused, or at least unsure, about which direction to follow. After all, there may be many priorities you have, from renovating the kitchen to making sure the dining and living space are open plan once more.

But instead of interior renovations, what about exterior additions to the property? These can add home value like nothing else, or may provide exceptional value that you’ll utilize in your daily life, such as crafting an exterior garage, implementing a brand new driveway, or landscaping the garden to your needs.

In this post, we’ll discuss some of the primary home additions people opt for, why they’re beneficial, and perhaps why they might be useful to prioritize first. This isn’t to dictate to you how to go about spending your hard-earned budget, but should hopefully give a few insights or recommendations if you’re unsure where to go next.

Without further ado, let’s begin:

Exterior Conservatories

Conservatories tend to be so popular because they provide a great deal of value to homes, and are a great fixture for summer. They can provide a new room of the house without having to implement heavy walls or other infrastructure which maybe more expensive, and they welcome more light into the property, too. With glass that can easily be cleaned, it’s easy to keep them in good condition also. With a garden path, they can also lead to exterior constructions like your garden shed. A conservatory is also quite minimal in terms of its visual profile thanks to how unimposing they can be, meaning these fixtures look great on a range of properties.

Weather Defenses & Protections

Depending on where you live, you may never have to worry about extreme weather and prepare for it. However, if you do, then you really do. This is why it’s important to plan for these outcomes, be that implementing exterior flood defenses that can be put up within a matter of moments (sliding waterproof panel fixtures may prevent your property from being flooded), or constructing the best home tornado shelters may possibly save a life. In those cases, having these additions could be more important than any other home renovation decision you make.

Security Fixtures

Living in a secure home is non-negotiable in terms of its importance. It’s good to invest in a little security from time to time. A good video system, for example a couple of cameras and a doorbell camera that detects motion, can be a good way to both deter trespassers and ensure those visiting your property can be clearly viewed before you have to open the door. With smart home additions, these new implements don’t have to be considered space-age or cumbersome either, they can be integrated seamlessly into your smartphone app and controlled as such. Moreover, motion floodlights, privacy fences, and a good gate can help you keep your property borders controlled more easily, especially if you have children or pets to think of.


With this advice, we hope you can make the primary home additions you most need.


Candid Mama

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