• Meghan Turner-Patel

Advantages to Building a Room Addition in Los Angeles

Los Angeles room additions offer homeowners extra space and many other benefits.

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Whether your Los Angeles home is large or small, a room addition can completely transform the existing structure with additional square footage. With Los Angeles room additions, homeowners can expect to better utilize their living space, improve their home’s functionality and increase their home value.


These are just some of the many advantages of building a room addition in Los Angeles. Let’s take a closer look at why it can be a great idea to build a room addition in Los Angeles:


Top 3 Overall Benefits of Building a Room Addition in Los Angeles


1. Added Living Space & Functionality

Room additions in Los Angeles offer the primary benefit of added space. A room addition is a great solution for homeowners interested in growing their family, accommodating visitors or simply for those outgrowing the current size of their home.


2. Increased Home Value

Additional square footage typically leads to a higher purchase price for homeowners interested in selling their Los Angeles abode one day. The amount of value added depends on the type of room addition and the length of time between the addition construction and the home sale. For instance, adding a bedroom may have a higher return than adding a sunroom. It may also take varying timeframes before you could see that return in a sale, which can depend on the market, location and more.


3. Not Having to Move From Your Existing House

Moving can be a time-consuming hassle. Plus, most homeowners have an emotional attachment to a home in which they’ve made memories. Building a room addition in your Los Angeles home is an alternative to putting your home up for sale and relocating.


7 Types of Los Angeles Room Additions & Their Advantages


1. Guest Bedroom

Adding a guest bedroom provides your guests—whether family or friends— a place to stay when visiting. It’s the perfect solution for homeowners who love hosting and housing out-of-towners.


2. Primary Bedroom & Ensuite

Some Los Angeles homes are not equipped with the luxury of a primary bedroom and ensuite. Adding a primary bedroom and ensuite will not only significantly increase your home’s value but will also improve your quality of living. With this larger addition, homeowners can enjoy a place of refuge and relaxation.


3. Bathroom

There are many reasons and benefits to building a bathroom addition. Homeowners looking to grow their families may need additional bathrooms for children to avoid morning delays. Add another bathroom so no one has to wait for others to shower or brush their teeth before school. Homeowners could also add a guest bathroom to ensure guests have a space to use during overnight visits.


4. Family Room

Family rooms are a popular choice, as it gives the family added space to enjoy eachother’s company. Create a family room for hanging out, watching television and playing games. When holding parties or events in the home, the family room is a great spot to send the little ones while the adults chat in the formal living room.


5. Home Office

As more and more people transition to remote or hybrid work, a home office may be a necessity—especially if multiple people are working from home. Each remote-working family member needs his/her own space to focus on daily tasks or take Zoom calls.


6. Dining Room

Some homes do not come equipped with formal dining rooms so a dining room addition may be of interest. It creates a space for the family to convene each night and an area to host holiday gatherings or dinner parties.


7. Second Story Addition

For Los Angeles homes that have first-floor limitations—whether due to physical space or local government regulations—homeowners can always build up. A second-floor addition provides plenty of options. Choose from several types of layouts and rooms, including bedrooms, bathrooms, an office and a playroom.


Los Angeles Area Room Addition Contractor

South Land Remodeling is a 5-star general contractor with more than 25 years of experience in the Los Angeles area, including Sherman Oaks, Calabasas, Santa Monica, San Gabriel Valley, Ventura County, West Los Angeles and more. Contact us today for a free quote or to get your room addition started with a home consultation!


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