Home Additions

1-40 of 127
Zoning Restriction Laws to Know Before You Renovate

Before you get out the tools, know what your local laws have to say about your home improvement project.

How to Save the Most Money on Your Home Addition

From using stock sizes to doing the demo yourself, there's plenty of ways to keep costs low when building onto your home.

The Challenges of Second Story Additions

Build upward for extra space, but be aware of unexpected costs.

Uncover Your House's Secrets: How to Trace Its History

Research its life before you came along.

What You Should Consider When You Plan a Home Addition

Whether your family has outgrown the size of your home, or you would just like some extra living space, a home addition can bring more room and value to your house.

Adding a Sunroom to a Mobile Home

An added sunroom can change your whole perspective on spending more time relaxing at home.

How to Get Building Plans Approved

Getting your building plans approved may seem like a challenge, but these tips break it down for you.

How to Build a Sunroom in Your Home

Your plans on how to build a sunroom in your home can be as simple or as complex as you wish. The addition

Attaching a Mudroom to a Garage

Adding a mudroom to your house will give your family and guests a place to take off dirty boots, coats,

How to Build an Enclosed Patio

Spend more time outside, even when it rains.

6 Reasons to Add a Cold Storage Room

It's great place to keep fresh fruit and vegetables.

Make Your Own Panic Room

The idea of a panic room has gained popularity over the last decade.

Building a Dance Studio At Home

Build the freedom to dance whenever you want to dance.

How to Enclose a Front Porch

A front porch is an important part of your property, if you have an open porch then you might be considering

Building Sturdy Porch Columns

Porch columns offer great curb appeal.

How to Replace Sunroom Windows

Windows are critical for streaming sunlight into the space.

How to Build a Snowboard Rack for Your Garage

Get organized for your next snowboarding adventure.

7 Antique Style Home Improvement Ideas

Compliment color choices with dark furniture.

How to Build a Freestanding Toilet Paper Holder

They're quick, cheap, and convenient.

Metal Loft Bunk Beds: Tools for Assembly

A metal loft bunk bed is common in contemporary design.

Porticos 101

A portico is a covered entrance porch or walkway.

The Extra Costs of 2-Story Homes

You may want to consider a single-story house!

What Is a Mudroom?

A mudroom may have different uses for different families.

How to Install a Wall Safe

A wall safe is a great option for small valuables at home.

Add a Cold Storage Room

These rooms are designed to stay cool to store perishables.

How to Insulate Patio Sunrooms

Patio sunrooms can add valuable space to homes.

How to Convert Two Small Rooms into One Large Room

Get the larger space you want in just eight steps.

Estimating Costs for Second-Story Additions

This guide will help you estimate costs and start planning.

How to Construct a Bicycle Storage Rack for Your Garage

Storage racks can hang multiple bikes.

How to Build a Balcony

Read on for the basics on constructing a custom wood balcony

Sauna Heater

A sauna heater is generally a self-contained unit that can dramatically increase the temperature in an

Interior Shutters: What's the Big Deal?

By Esther Steinfeld, The Blinds Gal Decorating on a shoestring budget, but trying to stretch your money

How to Remove a Loft for High Ceilings

The lof, in your home can lower the height of your room, making it seem smaller than it is. If you are

Breezeway

A breezeway is a term that is used to connect two different structures. Often times, a breezeway will

How To Frame An Addition

Proper framing is a pivotal step in adding space to your home.

Design Your Own Home Addition

Designing your own home addition can be an enjoyable and rewarding experience, but one that requires

How to Attach Wood to Masonry

Whatever the reason you have for attaching wood to masonry, try one of these methods for both temporary and permanent solutions.

Making a Mirror Door Headboard

A mirrored headboard can change the entire look of your room

How to Make a Chain Link Bed Headboard

A bed headboard can come in many different styles.

Painting Unfinished Nightstands

Give your bedroom a sense of completion.

4 Extra Home Storage Solutions for Your Bedroom

There are a few more options than just under the bed.

Build a Loft Bed Ladder

Create bed access in a space efficient way.

How to Build Wall Mounted Shelving for Books

Make sure the shelves are large and well-supported.

8 DIY Design Lessons Learned From Jon Taffer of "Bar Rescue"

Improve your DIY success with these 8 lessons.

How to Plan a Gameroom from Start to Finish

Call it a gameroom or a man cave, here's how to set it up.