The Benefits of Home Renovations and Extensions
Home renovations and extensions are quite an undertaking, but the result and added value to your property are worth the effort. Working with a specialist renovation and extension builder can help you achieve your home remodeling goals.
Home renovations and extensions vs. renovation jobs
If your primary goal is to make repairs and upgrades to an existing space like a bathroom or kitchen, then a renovation is your best bet. Home renovations can include minor structural rebuilding to make the space larger or repair any damage that compromises integrity. For instance, if you want to upgrade appliances, flooring, and cabinetry in your kitchen, you would need to request a renovation.
If you need to completely alter the functionality and design of an existing room, then an extension is what you are after. Let’s say you want to take an existing bathroom and expand its size. This may include knocking out a wall to add square metreage. Due to the scope of the project, it is more appropriate to refer to it as an extension rather than a renovation.
Home renovation costs
Home renovation costs, on average, are valued between $40,000 and $300,000, according to the Renovations Roundup report from the Housing Industry Association. The median spend on home renovation projects according to the most recent figures from Houzz is $20,000. Renovations are less expensive than a full extension. Once structural changes are involved, the cost increases since there is more work involved with the overall process.
Whether you are considering updating your kitchen or major structural modifications to your first- or second-storey building, always request an upfront quote from your local specialist renovation or extension builder.
Choosing a specialist renovation and extension builder
Choosing a good builder can feel daunting. Property owners must choose a renovations and extensions builder that is reputable and experienced for the best outcome. Northern Building & Carpentry Pty Ltd is passionate about home extensions and renovations. In fact, it is all we do. With more than a decade of experience, our carpentry-focused team takes a hands-on approach with every job. Whilst it may seem old-fashioned, our clients attest to the quality and efficiency this method produces. Contact us for a no-obligation quote on your next renovation or extension project.