If you’ve tried all the design tips and tricks to make your home look and feel more spacious, but still find space hard to come by. Adding an extension to your current living space is a great solve this problem by maximising the area you currently have.
Install a Pergola
Topping the list is extending your living space by installing a pergola. This outdoor feature is the perfect addition to your landscape, best for adding dimension and interest. Entertaining family and friends outside provides the ideal space solution. Decorate with lighting and an outdoor setting and you have a beautiful new space.
Extending The Roof
Extending the roof creates a whole new area and can increase the value of your home. This type of space is brilliant for installing an outdoor kitchen and lounge suite. There is no greater feeling than cooking outdoors on a sunny day, and with your new kitchen, you’ll be able to do just that! Escape the indoors and bring your pots and pans out in the open! Tip: make your outdoor living area enjoyable all year round by adding a fireplace.
Cabana By The Pool
If you have a pool, make use of the amazing extension options available and build a pool cabana. It can be as simple or as lavish as you want it to be. Cabanas are a perfect way to convert outdoor space into a beautiful gathering area. Pool cabanas can be equipped with kitchen and dining facilities as well. Aside from a place to relax, it can also be used as a place to gather and eat. The options are limitless. Two of the most common types of pool cabanas are fabric and cube pool cabanas. Fabric pool cabanas resemble a pavilion and are easy to build and if you have the required skills can be turned into a DIY project.
Granny flats have become a rising trend in Australia with property prices reaching an all time high. Whether you want to extend your primary living quarters or are looking to expand into a home office, a rental lodge, or just a separate living space for a relative, granny flats are the way to go. A granny flat can be attached to your existing living quarters or can be built as a standalone structure. There are certain rules and regulations you need to follow before building your new granny flat. How you design the interior is entirely up to you, and you are free to use it for whatever purpose you like.
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