Don’t Let Your Addition Subtract from the Neighborhood

We’ve all seen it. You’re driving through an established neighborhood enjoying the beautiful old homes, and one sticks out like a sore thumb. It looks like a giant box was simply stuck on the house like an after-thought. It looks foreign, unbalanced and out of place.

Whatever the reason for the boxy addition, a remodeling job that looks like a remodeling job usually harms the aesthetic appeal of a home and may negatively affect its value. And if an awkward addition stops us in our tracks as we drive by, you have to feel sorry for the neighbors who are forced to look at it, or live in its shadow, every day. So it’s important to plan for an addition that meets your living space requirements, maintains the architectural integrity of your home and keeps you and your neighbors on good terms.

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