What Is a Home Addition?
A home addition is a construction project that involves adding new space to an existing home. This can be in the form of extra rooms, a floor, or an entire wing of a house. Adding new rooms to your home is a great way to increase your property value as well as usable space.
Our Home Addition Construction Process
The process of building a home addition typically involves the following steps:
Planning: We will design your new space, obtain the necessary permits and approvals from local authorities, and hire any necessary subcontractors.
Excavation: This usually means digging a foundation for the new addition, which may include pouring concrete footings and foundations.
Framing: Whitney Homes tackles the process of building the frame or skeleton of the new addition, which may include installing floor joists, wall studs, and roof rafters.
Electrical and plumbing: We install all of the necessary electrical wiring, outlets, and fixtures, as well as plumbing pipes and fixtures in your new space.
Insulation and drywall: This involves insulating the walls, ceiling, and floor of the new addition, as well as installing drywall to cover the framing.
Finish work: Our team of finish carpentry specialists will complete the interior and exterior finishes of the new addition. We take care of the final touches such as painting, flooring, trim work, and installing doors and windows.
It’s important to carefully plan and budget for a home addition, as it can be a complex and expensive project. It’s also important to hire a reputable and experienced contractor like Whitney Homes to ensure the work is done safely and to code.
Types of Additions We Do
Exterior Patio Enclosure and Sunroom Additions
Whitney Homes can create an attached but enclosed outdoor oasis for parties and other gatherings. We build glassed-in patio enclosures or sun rooms to extend the usable space in your home to a bright, welcoming area perfect for reading or just escaping to watch the rain run down the oversized glass panels. Whitney Homes can use ground up construction to build your exterior addition or remodel your existing structure to create your new getaway.
Granny Units, a.k.a.: Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)
Also known as ‘Granny Units’ or ‘Mother-In-Law Units’, these structures are detached from the main house and serve as a separate dwelling. They usually have bathrooms, bedrooms and full heating and cooling systems with plumbing and electrical wiring that is typically separate from the main dwelling. One major advantage to adding an ADU is that it can serve as an investment since it can potentially generate rental income.
Many older homes in Sonoma County were built with small, one car garages or without garages entirely. This forces you to park in your driveway or worse, on the street where your car is exposed to potential theft or damage.
Whitney Homes builds spectacular garage solutions that will house your valuable automobile and keep it safe and clean. A garage addition creates more storage space for your other valuables as well.
Adding extra space to your home is one of the most common reasons for a Sonoma County house remodel. Adding living space to your bedrooms allows you to make room for a new baby or another family member, giving you breathing space where you need it. Adding extra space to your bedrooms is also an excellent way to increase your home’s real estate value.
Reasons for adding a bathroom to your existing home are varied and compelling. One major reason is that adding a bathroom will significantly increase your property value. Next to kitchen remodels, bathroom additions offer one of the most significant returns on your investment in construction costs.
Other reasons could include: better accommodations for your guests, changing the bathroom style or layout, adding storage solutions and of course, repairing water leaks or other damage.
We don’t just do residential properties, we do commercial projects as well.
About Whitney Homes in Santa Rosa, CA
Led by Mark Whitney, Whitney Homes is one of the best custom home builders and a top locally-owned home remodeling contractor offering services to property owners throughout Sonoma County, California, and the North Bay area. Our success and reputation can be attributed to the satisfaction of our customers and our commitment to job excellence, which are integral to our business core values.
Our company takes pride in having a complete range of construction and remodeling services. Contact our team of expert general contractors in Santa Rosa, California for more information, ideas, and more detail on any home remodeling and your unique home projects.
Serving Santa Rosa, CA and Sonoma County
Our home construction company is headquartered in beautiful Santa Rosa, with our office on the Northern side of the city. Our local contractors provide our remodeling and construction services throughout Sonoma County and further out to some parts of the North Bay area.
Our home remodeling contractors in the Santa Rosa area have many years of expert service and look forward to serving you with all of your future remodeling needs.
Request an Estimate for Your Remodeling Project in Santa Rosa, CA
If you are ready to request an estimate for your home remodeling project, contact us today for a free consultation and we’ll discuss your ideas, your budget, and give you more detail on the services involved in your home remodel project. We’ll answer any initial questions, and schedule a time to meet with you about your job.
We are a licensed general contractor in the Santa Rosa, CA. We are true professionals committed to completing your remodel or construction project with the highest quality service in a timely manner.