After a couple of decades in the same house, it feels like home more than ever. Even so, it would be nice to make a few changes. The decision to talk with a contractor about Home Remodeling in Amherst MA can come about for a number of reasons. Here are some examples to keep in mind.
Making Wasted Space Usable
The home always sported a basement with lots of potential but getting around to doing anything with the space never happened. With most of the mortgage retired and that last big raise at work, now is the time to think about converting the space into something functional. A contractor with experience in home remodeling in Amherst MA can provide some ideas about how to outfit the space with plenty of lighting and electrical outlets, add a small bathroom, and what to do about the walls and the flooring. With a little planning, the useless basement can become a cozy den or home office.
Enclosing a Back Porch
No one really uses the back porch for anything, so why not make it into space that can be used all year long? The contractor can provide some ideas for using glass to enclose the space and maintain the open feel. At the same time, the glass option will make it easy to heat and cool the space. The result is a great place to set up some comfortable furniture and look at the snow covered landscape in winter or the blooming flowers in springtime.
Reworking the Living and Dining Rooms
The living and dining rooms are already connected by a double door, but it would be nice to open the space up more. A contractor can take a good look at the construction and make sure the wall between the two rooms is not load bearing. Even if it is, there are still ways to install elements that open the space and ensure the integrity of the home. For someone who likes the idea of a great room instead of two separate rooms, this type of remodeling project will add new life to the older home.
For ideas on how to remodel the home, contact us today. It will not take long to come up with a plan, determine the cost, and get started with the project.