The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in the house, and most homeowners desire a larger or upgraded kitchen. To create the kitchen addition you’ve always wanted, consider undergoing a rear kitchen addition. Before undergoing a kitchen remodel as large as this one, there are some points to consider. Below are some questions to ask yourself before undergoing a rear kitchen addition to cover all your bases and make sure this kind of addition is the right one for you.
Keep in mind that your rear kitchen exterior has to be the perfect match to your existing structure, which can pose a problem if your existing home structure is made out of materials no longer available to buy or has become weathered over time. Building a rear kitchen might bring up the question of whether to replace the siding on the rest of the house or live with mismatched siding.
Are you willing to lose backyard space when building a rear kitchen? If your yard is big enough, or backyard space simply isn’t important to you, then a rear kitchen addition is the right way to go. If not, you might want to consider building up instead of out.
Is your property flat? If the answer is no, the cost of correcting a steep slope before undergoing a rear kitchen addition might be a deal breaker. Talk to the experts at Center Island Contracting about some alternatives.
Each area has different zoning variances, so consider this before deciding to undergo a rear kitchen addition. Reviewing elevations, maintaining setbacks, and meeting the ever-changing codes of the Village or Town are all issues we can deal with.
Even if you’re not planning to move anytime soon, it’s wise to figure out if investing in a rear kitchen addition will add value to your home. The good news is since the kitchen is the heart of the home, undergoing a rear kitchen addition will likely expand and update your kitchen.
Kitchen remodeling projects are one of the most important home remodeling tasks you can undertake. We recognize that your kitchen is the heart of your home and at the core of your family and personal relationships. Our team takes an extremely detailed approach in designing your space to ensure that the functionality and appearance of your kitchen meets your entertaining needs and personality. Schedule a consultation and quote for a rear kitchen addition today!