Home Additions Ottawa
This is a generic term used to create a mini-house or apartment within or attached to a current home. This can be a customized addition or converted from garages or basements. Stand-alone facilities are also common.
There is an increase in multi-generational living. This can include parents or grandparents who need some assistance in living arrangements and want to be close to their families. It can also be adult children returning to the home for economic or support system issues.
The cost of an in-law suite will vary depending on its size and the amount of work necessary to achieve the goal. Most are fairly self contained and include a separate bedroom and living area, bathroom, and kitchen or kitchenette.
Before beginning this project, consider the following:
- Building codes and permits
- Separating the utility costs
- Current and future needs of the new residents
- Selecting the best placement
- Common areas