Category: Room Additions

Porch Enclosure 0

Porch Enclosure

After buying a 1920s bungalow in Newton, Mass., architect Todd Sloane and his wife, Elizabeth, considered replacing the narrow porch entry off the kitchen with a mudroom addition, but property setbacks wouldn’t allow it,...

Build a Home Office on a Budget 0

Build a Home Office on a Budget

The construction of my home office wasn’t expensive. My husband and I stripped the old wallpaper, primed the wood trim and did all the painting. The pine bookcases, mine since childhood, had languished in...

Plan the Perfect Sunroom Addition 0

Plan the Perfect Sunroom Addition

Think of a sunroom, sometimes called a sunspace, as a productive living area in your home with different benefits in different seasons. In spring and summer, a sunroom provides a relaxing living space. In...

What is OSB? 0

What is OSB?

­You’ve been hanging around the lumber yards lately because you need wood for one of your do-it-yourself projects. You haven’t settled on one type of wood yet, but in talking to experts and other...

Room Additions 0

Room Additions

Room additions are complex construction projects. Building a room addition is more difficult than building a small home. All types of tasks must be part of the room addition plans and room addition cost...