Popular Home Addition Trends for 2016

Home Addition Trends

Whether you are thinking of adding on to your home or are simply curious, here is a sneak peek at the home addition trends you can expect to see in the coming year! 

1. Large is not always in charge. According to a recent survey from the National Association of Home Builders, one of the most significant shifts in home design and construction is that homes are actually becoming smaller. In 2016, the average, single-family home is projected to measure 2,152 square feet. This is a 10% decrease in size over 2010. 

2. Texture is king. When it comes to building an additional room onto your home or remodeling an existing one, homeowners are developing a newfound appreciation for natural texture. Engineered stone and wood products are now being designed to mimic their raw counterparts, and the natural texture of such materials feels more organic than the shined to perfection, polished surfaces of old. By allowing materials to remain in their natural form, homeowners can appreciate a material’s true beauty. 

3. There are new must have kitchen basics. According to the same NAHB survey, homeowners now prefer kitchens with double sinks, recessed lighting, and a plethora of room to stretch out and eat. This new trend has led many homeowners to add onto their homes to increase the amount of space available in the kitchen. 

4. Bathrooms remain at the top of home addition lists.  If you are thinking of building an additional room onto your home and want a decent return on your investment, you can’t go wrong with a bathroom. Freestanding bathtubs are becoming much more affordable, but many homeowners who are building new additions are forgoing bathtubs altogether in favor of two person showers, which are cited as being used much more frequently. 

Basement remodels and outdoor deck additions also remain on the list of popular home addition trends, but ultimately, homeowners are seeking out unique solutions that work with their lifestyle. If you are thinking of adding onto your home, contact Balbes Custom Building to schedule your free consultation today! 

Do You Have to Spend a Lot to Remodel Your Kitchen?

A kitchen remodeling project has many advantages. When you update your kitchen, the result is a kitchen that is not only more functional but looks also great. Many people wonder if they need to spend a lot of money to remodel their...

3 Things to Consider Before Remodeling Your Kitchen

Remodeling a kitchen is no small undertaking, and before you decide to tackle this project, there are a number of things, beyond style, that you’ll need to consider. For example, you’ll need to learn how to responsibly deal with old...

3 Ways That an Addition Can Add Value to Your Home

If you are looking for ways to add value to your home, and make your home more comfortable for you and your family, adding a home addition to your existing home might be just the option for you. In fact, adding a home addition can give you the...

3 Reasons to Build an Addition on Your Home

Maybe you want a little more space in your home. Maybe you absolutely love your home, considered moving to a new home due to lack of space, but discovered that it would be far cheaper to simply upgrade your home with a new addition. Maybe you...

5 Kitchen Remodeling Trends

Your kitchen is often the focal point of your home.  When guests come over, it seems like everyone gravitates to the kitchen.  Homeowners interested in updating their kitchen have a myriad of options when considering flooring,...

The Top 4 Custom Home Remodeling Trends

Choosing the right home remodeling project can mean enjoying a new, more modern living situation while also adding value to your home. Before investing in your renovation, it can be helpful to know what buyers are looking for in...

Welcome to Our New Website!

We've added great new features and updated our content to bring you the most up to date information about our company.  Check back often for updates.
Page: 123 - All

248-209-6641