Here’s how you can maximize the space in your home, make it more functional
Having spent so much time at home in the past year, many have realized they need more space in their home that’s functional -- but house hunting can be a grind. Instead of just using it for storage, many homeowners are now opting to add living space to their home by finishing the basement. AdDepending on the size of the basement, Smith said, space can be converted into additional bedrooms and bathrooms, game rooms, a second kitchen, mini-bar, a workout room or an office. “It’s just taking the time to work with someone to understand how they can convert that into useable, functional space,” Smith said. “People are really starting to take advantage of finishing basements for added living space that they didn’t think about before.
Winter might still be here, but this is why now is the best time to start planning your home renovation projects
Even though it’s February and a snowstorm recently hit the area, construction projects should very much be on the minds of people who are interested in doing major or minor home renovations, a local construction expert said. One reason is, peak construction season isn’t too far away, with spring starting to draw a bit closer. With contractors already having work lined up for months and a delay in building materials, the sooner a project starts its planning phase, the better. “Now would be the time to start that process,” said Alicia Smith, an interior designer and Director of Marketing and Development for F&S Building Innovations. For more information or to inquire about a commercial or residential construction project, click or tap here.