Does your house also lack space? Are you also having difficulty managing due to the insufficient space in your house? Do you also have to choose between things to buy simply because there's not enough space to keep them all in your house? Are you worried about your house becoming too cluttered?
Or are your problems slightly different? For example, are you dealing with a lack of rooms? Do you have some guests over but not any room for them to stay in? Are your children finally old enough to have separate rooms, but you don't have enough rooms for them to move into?
Are you also considering moving into a new house or renovating your current house just due to its lack of space? If this is the case, we ask you to reconsider because we have an easier and cheaper solution for all your space problems. This solution is in the form of modular home additions. Adding a small backyard cabin to your house can give you the extra space you have always wanted.
Modular Home Additions
What exactly are modular homes? These houses are built off-site, usually in factories, and assembled in your desired locations.
Below are some benefits of a modular addition to homes:
They take less time to build
Technically, you don’t have to build these houses. All you need to do is to assemble the parts. While some modular houses take only a few hours to build, others can take months. But this is still less than how long it takes for traditional houses to be built.
They save you from the mess of construction
The construction of a house involves a lot of hassle, noise, and mess. According to research, construction sites pose a lot of health risks. You can save yourself from this suffering by getting a modular home addition. As modular homes are built off-site, they don’t come with construction headaches.
They are customizable
You can choose your preferred floor designs, walls, colors, sizes, and just about everything! Modular homes provide you with a lot of options in terms of customization. In addition, you can add your personal touch to your modular room addition.
They can fit right into your backyard
This is one of the most important features of a prefab addition to existing homes. Your DIY backyard shed will fit into your backyard. By utilizing this already available space, you can save the cost of buying a new area for a house extension.
Top Modular Home Additions
Now that we know what a modular home is and its benefits let us look through some of the top modular home models.
At the top of the list, we have the Autonomous StudioPod. This prefab ADU comes with a convertible sofa bed, a desk, a TV shelf, some bookshelves, and a coffee table. It also has a plug-and-play feature that provides you with even more ease. It has three light modes for different moods and can be used for anything from office work to working out or even sleeping. You can even use it to hang out with your friends.
The StudioPod takes around 2 days to install. It is soundproof and waterproof and has an aesthetically pleasing exterior.
Other models include the Koto Abodu, the Cabin One, the MonoCabin, and many other prefab cabin homes. All of these prefab additions to existing homes have some things in common; they are small, easy, quick to build, and multi-purpose. The features that are different in each of the small backyard sheds are their sizes and designs.
One thing that makes these modular home additions more cost-effective is that you can change their use according to what you need at some specific time. For example, you can easily change them from spare rooms to a hangout space when you have friends coming over. If you plan to increase the number of hours you spend working out, you can convert this backyard studio shed into a mini gym.
If you want a place to record your next song or to finish your new art piece, you can set up your gear and supplies in your modern backyard studio to convert it into your own studio. There are an unlimited number of ways for you to use this modular addition to existing homes.
Other Additions To Create Some Extra Space
Adding an entire modular house to your home can still lead to insufficient space if you don't manage the existing space correctly. Here are some tips on space management:
Give away what you don't need
This might seem pretty simple, but many people do not consider this while planning ways to reduce their space usage. If you keep storing things and not getting rid of them at the same pace, you will always remain facing a shortage of space. No home or modular home addition can store a lifetime's worth of stuff, no matter how big.
Buy containers and shelves to store things away
This tip will be helpful while you're saving space in both your main house and the modular addition. If you store away what you don’t need regularly, you will have a lot of free space for what you do need.
In conclusion, getting a modular home addition can provide you with a lot of extra room. In addition, modular room additions save you the trouble building an extra room would cause. This includes the headaches of construction, the long wait, and the extreme costs. Modular homes just take a few days to build, and the entire process is surprisingly simple and peaceful.
The above guide can help you choose the perfect addition to your house that will give you the extra space you need and be time- and cost-effective.
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