Home remodeling can keep you in the home you love without being cramped for space.

For a growing family finding the perfect home can be a challenge.  The home you fell in love with when you had one child may no longer work when you have three.  Bedrooms can be an issue but if that were the only problem buying bunk beds is an easy solution.  Growing families have increased needs for many things including: storage, eating space, bathrooms, kitchens large enough to prepare bigger meals, living space to accommodate toys and games, and sound proofing measures to provide mom and dad with levels of sanity.  With increased demands on your home it may seem impossible to stay put.

The challenge for many people with children is finding a suitable replacement in the same school district and within their budget.  Additoinally finding a new home takes time that many busy families simply do not have.  Home remodeling is an ideal solution.  Before you speak with a contractor sit down as a family and make a list of the things you need in a home.  Consider what will make it easier to live on a day to day basis.  It can be major things like eliminating the line for the shower or simple solutions like a storage system for coats and shoes.  Large or small every wish should make it on your list.  You will have time to narrow it down later if need be.

“One of the most important things about remodeling is making sure you come up with a great plan.”

-Jay Cipriani of Cipriani Remodeling Solutions in South Jersey

A good home remodeling contractor will work with you to come up with an action plan that meets the needs of your growing family while staying in a budget.  Often this can be accomplished with an remodeling additions and strategic changes within the home.  Finding a contractor with a design team can make the process easier.  Make sure your contractor has a portfolio of their work to get ideas and ensure they produce the quality you are looking for.  Depending on your wish list a remodel may not be cheap but compared to the cost of purchasing a larger home you will still come out ahead as long as you have a great plan.

~Bethany Wood