Advanced Builders & Contractors Blog: Posts Tagged ‘bump out’

The Attic Conversion Is Out—Where Else Can You Expand Home Space?

Monday, March 29th, 2021

remodeling-toolsIf you look around for home remodeling ideas to expand the space available in your house, you’ll often come across articles about the benefits of an attic conversion.

There’s a problem with this, however: Southern California attics are not ideal for conversions. These articles are aimed at other parts of the country. The same places that recommend basement conversions, something else Southern California homes don’t usually have as an option. Our homes tend to have attics with low ceiling volume, usually enough space to have the necessary insulation put in, but nothing that can conceivably be turned into anything more than an extra storage space.

So, no attic conversion, and no basement to convert. What other ways can you expand your living space with a home remodel in Brentwood, CA?

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Home Remodeling Ideas for 2021

Monday, December 7th, 2020

new-years-resolutionsWe’re in the last month of 2020. It’s been a difficult year for most people, full of numerous challenges. For many, these challenges were centered around their homes, which saw a complete change of how much they’re used. Activities from outside the house shifted inside—work the most notable. If you’re like many homeowners, you probably came to look at your house much differently in 2020 than ever before.

Next year will be different, and you’re likely already looking forward to making changes or getting a fresh start. A remodeling contractor in Los Angeles, CA can help you put into place plans for your house that will help with that fresh start, and you probably already have some ideas for what changes you want based on your experiences during a difficult 2020. Below are a few remodeling ideas that make sense for the upcoming year.

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Benefits of the Bump Out and Where You Can Put One in Your House

Monday, August 17th, 2020

yellow-hardhat-leather-glovesWhen you hear “room addition for a house,” what comes to mind? Probably a large construction project that takes out a huge chunk of the available outdoor property to create a new bedroom, den, or home office. But an addition doesn’t need to be so immense, and it doesn’t even need to take up much physical space at all. The bump out is a type of addition that can make a larger difference to a household without an enormous construction project or having to find extra space around the house to sacrifice. It’s a micro-addition that can bring big benefits.

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