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Sunroom Additions Add Value and Space – Milford, MA

25 Oct 2013

Posted by Joseph Coupal

Winter is fast approaching and pretty soon it will be full-dark at 4:00pm. Do you need more light in your home? If so, a sunroom addition is the perfect solution. If you are looking for a larger home, but you are not interested in moving, a sunroom addition could be just the answer.

Most homeowners could welcome more space in their homes. Don’t let the start of the cooler weather put you off. Foundations for your home addition can be dug up until a very hard frost. There are ways to prepare the ground before a hard frost to be sure that the area can be dug and to ensure that the concrete will set properly.

Sunroom additions can be used either as 3 or 4 season rooms. Three season rooms can be added along with a fireplace or insert. This way you do not need to add heating ducts. This can save money on the project.

If you have a growing family, lots of plants, or like to entertain, a sunroom addition is the perfect home addition.  Additionally, sunrooms add value to your home. When it comes time to sell, home buyers love a home with a sunroom. The welcoming feel and the light can sway a buyer who is looking at comparable homes. Many homeowners who are interested in adding value to their homes consider adding a sunroom because they add space, function and value.

For more information on adding a sunroom addition to your home, contact Manzola Carpentry.

Home Remodeling for ROI and Enjoyment – Milford, MA

11 Oct 2013

Posted by Joseph Coupal

Homeowners take on home renovation projects to increase the value of their home and so they can enjoy their home more.  The best home improvement projects will give you both.

If you are ready to begin your home remodeling projects, here are some ideas on what will give you the best ROI when it is time to sell and give you the most enjoyment until then.

Consider these home improvements when considering what project to start first.

Decks

Whether you go for wood or composite, adding a deck is a great way to boost resale value, expand your living space and up your enjoyment of your home environment. On average, homeowners who add a wood deck can expect to recoup more than 80% of the cost of the deck when it comes time to sell, Composite decks and sunroom additions return about 71% at the time of resale.

Basement remodel

With more families staying put in the homes they have, rather than moving up to larger homes, many homeowners are looking for ways to expand their living space while staying in place. Basement remodels are great ways to add usable, livable space at a fraction of the cost of building an addition. Additionally, we now have more homes with multiple generations living together under one roof, and many of these families create bedrooms, bathrooms or even family rooms in unfinished basement space. Everyone appreciates the extra room, basement remodeling yield resale returns of 83%.

Skylights

You can lower your electric bill by installing skylights that will reduce dependency on artificial light and fill your home with natural light. In terms of positive energy, the mental and physical health effects of exposure to natural light are well documented. They're also an effective privacy preserver for bathrooms where you might not want a wall window. Skylight not only enhance the energy efficiency of your home, they just may make you feel better about living there.

For information on these or any other home renovation projects, contact Manzola Carpentry.

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Sunrooms and Three Season Home Additions – Milford, MA

13 Sep 2013

Posted by Joseph Coupal

Spring and fall in Massachusetts are beautiful times of year. But sometimes, it is a little too cool to really be able to enjoy the outdoors. Sunrooms and three-season rooms are perfect home additions that add living space, beauty and home value for a little less money.
 
Adding a sunroom to your home allows you to add living space to your home and they allow you to enjoy our most beautiful seasons without the huge expense of an insulated, four season home addition.  Without the expense of a full foundation and adding to your central HVAC system, sunrooms are a faster and more economical home addition. Additionally, the very nature of a sunroom means charm and comfort.
 
A well done sunroom addition increases your curb appeal and improves your homes property value. Choosing a sunroom addition will also make your life more comfortable. A three-season porch or sunroom is a great home addition because it will make your home more comfortable and relaxing while helping to improve your property value at the same time. Typically the total expenditure in adding a sunroom means less labor and materials than a traditional home addition.

Three season porches or sunrooms are less expensive to build because they don’t need the same insulation and heating systems required for occupancy as traditional home additions. Many homeowners don’t want to move, they like their home, their neighborhoods, their schools. They just want to add some space and charm to their homes. A sunroom or three-season porch is the perfect solution.

If you are interested in adding a sunroom to your home for a fraction of the cost of a home addition, contact Manzola Carpentry.


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