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You have finally found the perfect home. It is an older house in a great neighborhood, and it offers lots of charm and style. However, like most older homes, it does not have the modern most of the amenities you want.

The rooms are not large enough, and there is only one bathroom. By making a few custom renovations, you can transform an older house into a dream home. As the owner of an older home, what are some to the renovations trends you might want to consider when updating an older home?

Increase the square footage with an additional room

Residential home additionCould you use an additional room for a home office or a guest room? Depending on the size and needs of your family, you might also want to add a bathroom or increase the size of the master bath.

Renovating the kitchen

Like the bathroom, older homes often have small kitchens. However, today the kitchen is used for entertaining, family meals and so much more. A well done kitchen renovation can increase the value of your home and add to the overall functionality of the room.

  • Chef’s Kitchen with its commercial grade appliances and clean, modern finishes
  • Built in desk area for paying bills and doing homework
  • Integrated appliances with custom millwork

Open Concept Floor Plan

You may like the exterior look of a traditional style or mid-century modern or cottage style home, but you can have and modern interior style. The open concept floor plan gives your home the appearance of being bigger. The open floor plan works best in a kitchen/dining area and for a family room.

Going Green

In addition to using Energy Star appliances, installing double-pane windows will help lower heating and cooling bills. Lowering energy costs, going green can also include using:

  • Sustainable materials for the roof
  • Low VOC paints on the walls
  • Bamboo or other sustainable materials for flooring

10 Eco-Friendly Ways to Renovate your Home – Freshhome: Design & Architecture Magazine

Before you begin a large-scale home renovation or construction project, contact Veri Construction is an award-winning Certified NARI Remodeler, serving customers in New Jersey area.