Boosting Home Renovations With Additions

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Adding value to your home is always a good idea, and it can be done more easily than you think when you have a savvy team of contractors on your side. Fares Elsabbagh from Canadian General Contractors Group give us his feedback on boosting home renovations with additionsWe’ve spent years executing value-enhancing renovations for homeowners all over Vancouver. In that time, we’ve amassed a wealth of professional knowledge regarding what types of renovations give the most bang for buck. In this post, we’ll be examining one of those types: general additions. These can be extra bedrooms, offices, lounges, and other spaces that are added onto the existing structure of your home. Because they increase your home’s useable square footage, they naturally boost its worth.[caption id="attachment_1687" align="aligncenter" width="402"]

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More Room Please - Interior Renovation and Rear Addition[/caption]Home additions can go a long way toward improving the look of your home’s exterior. A bland and boring appearance can become stately and sophisticated, simply with the addition of an upper level, extended wing, etc.

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Depending on the size, quality, and type of addition you install, you can potentially add several tens of thousands of dollars to your home’s value. Additional stories can even increase the value by as much as $100,000 or more.Unlike some small renovations, home additions aren’t exactly DIY projects. They require new foundations, structural framing, wiring, plumbing, insulation, and more. They also require well-thought planning to ensure that the new structure connects soundly with your existing home. Do not let contractors fool you, do your research and contact a certified professional to partner with you and bring your vision to reality.


As one of the founders of Canadian General Contractors Group, Fares Elsabbagh is a very dedicated and passionate person who leads a team of young energetic individuals in the fast paced and high pressure, design & build industry.