Home Addition Types and Descriptions

Home Additions are the best way to add extra space to your home without having to sell your house and buy a bigger one. There are many types of home additions and these are listed below with a description of each type:

Two Story Extensions – Two Story Extensions are designed to enlarge a home which has enough height, but could use some extra length or width. A two-story extension can be built on any side of the house, and the rooms inside a two-story extension depend on the size of the extension as well as the customer’s desires.

Second Story Extensions – Second Story Extensions are for homes with one level that would like to add a second story to their home. The entire roof is removed from the home and the second story extension is added on, followed by the roofing installation as well as the repair of HVAC, air, electrical, and anything else that had to be removed to put the extension in place. The rooms for a second story extension vary by home and by customer desire.

In-law Additions – In-law home additions are built onto any side of your home, and are usually built to include a kitchenette, living room, master bedroom, closets and a bathroom. These additions are not just one room being added to your house – they typically are meant for those who would like to up to double the size of their current home to accommodate an additional person(s).

Kitchen Extension Addition – Is your Kitchen too small? Kitchen Additions can add around 200 additional square feet to your kitchen, or any exterior wall of your exisiting home to function as a Room Addition. The existing roofing and siding will be matched to your existing home and a kitchen extension addition will be built on the exterior wall where your existing kitchen resides on a crawl space foundation.

Bedroom Additions – A bedroom addition “home extension” will be built onto an exterior wall of your choice with a crawl space foundation. Roofing and Siding will be matched to your existing house.

Bathroom Additions – The existing roofing and siding will be matched to your current home and a bathroom addition will be built on the exterior wall of your choice with a crawl space foundation.

Family Room Addition – The existing roofing and siding will be matched to your current home and a family room addition will be built off an existing exterior wall of your choice, crawl space foundation.

Sunroom Additions – Sunrooms are large and spacious and typically look great no matter where you put it. A sunroom addition can also be a Large Family Room. The existing roofing and siding will be matched to your current home and a sunroom addition will be built off an existing exterior wall of your choice with a crawl space foundation.

Dormer Addition – Add space by adding a front or rear dormer addition. Dormer Additions are designed to give your home’s second or third floor more space and flexibility.

Adding a front dormer will certainly give your home great curb appeal, but it will also allow more light into your home, and increase the air circulation on the second or third floor.

The existing roof will be cut in the section(s) where the dormer or dormers will be constructed. A dormer will then be framed to your custom specifications.

Front Porch Addition – A porch addition will enhance your curb appeal as well as entertaining possibilities. Porch Additions are generally built onto the front of the home, however they are also able to be added to the rear of the home.

Garage Additions (1-3 Car Plans) – A Garage Addition can be built as an addition onto your home which is attached to the side of your home, or it can be built as a detached Garage Addition. Garage Additions can be built to accommodate between one and three cars. The roof and sides will be built to match your home roof and walls.

Garage Conversion – Convert your existing garage into a room with a garage conversion. Removal of existing garage door, installation of trim, drywall, flooring, interior door, siding, windows, and paint.

Bonus Room Above Garage Additions – Building a Room Over your Garage can be the ticket to a larger home. Existing garage roof will be removed and a master suite will be built above the garage.

Deck Additions – Add a spacious 16-by-20-foot deck using pressure-treated lumber.
Pressure-treated joists supported by 4×4 posts anchored to concrete piers. Pressure-treated deck boards installed in a simple linear pattern. A built-in bench and planter of the same decking material adds style and comfort to this deck package. Stairs included, assuming three steps to grade. Also included is a complete white vinyl railing system. Deck Additions can be completely personalized and the above is a sample of a typical deck addition.

Preparing Your Hair for Weave Hair Extensions – How to Get Lustrous Tresses Easily

Lots of women are choosing to go in for weave hair extensions these days because this method ensures that the hair add-ons do not get dislodged easily. It is not easy to get these extensions fitted and you certainly cannot get them done at home. You’ll need to go to a special beauty salon to have them fitted because the technician will have to use a needle to sew the extensions onto strands of your own hair. The latest micro ring extensions are far simpler to use but you still can’t do them on your own. You ought to prepare your hair and scalp before you go to the salon so that your hair stays healthy and beautiful for as long as the extensions are attached to your hair.

Ask the salon whether the weaving process will be preceded by shampooing and conditioning. This is very essential to the overall look of your hair once the weave hair extensions are in place. If the salon does not do it then you ought to come with thoroughly cleaned and moisturized scalp.

Your hair needs to be clean of all dirt, perspiration, dead skin cells and accumulated hair product. Use a high quality shampoo that does not dry out your hair too much. The presence of sulphates in the shampoo will result in unhealthy scalp and dull looking hair. Follow up the shampoo with a very good deep conditioner. This will prevent your hair from splitting and breaking. It will also prevent the scalp from flaking. Dandruff is a very ugly and uncomfortable condition and you’ll find it hard to deal with once your extensions are in place. It is also a good idea to blow dry your hair and comb it out so that it does not have any tangles. This isn’t really necessary but it will save you some time at the hairdressing salon.

If you are not sure about which shampoo and conditioner to use then you ought to ask your hairdresser. Also, the company from which you buy your weave hair extensions from will offer you helpful suggestions about the hair care products that will go best with their extensions. Additionally, you ought to wear clothing that permits your hair to fall straight down your back so that the hairdresser can work easily. Make sure that you go to the salon well prepared so that you can get the process done at the very earliest.