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Building an addition onto your exisiting house is a great way to create more space in your home without going through the hassle and expense of buying a larger home and having to move.
When planning a home remodel for the first time, you may be surprised how many people actually become involved in your project.
It's no secret that remodeling a house or building an addition takes a considerable amount of planning, time, finances and work. Particularly if you're remodeling a significant portion of your house, or completing an intensive project like completely revamping the kitchen, you want all the effort - and money - spent to work for your family and lifestyle as long as possible.
Between all the websites, books, magazines, apps and more out there on architecture, renovations and home remodeling, homeowners have more information at their fingertips than ever before when it comes to finding inspiration and learning about handling projects themselves. Now, with more and more people turning to online videos to entertain as well as educate, there are also a ton of video resources out there covering everything from remodeling tips and trends to step-by-step, how-to guides that walk you through a task or project from start to finish. Here's where to find some of our favorites:
Do you ever wonder what magazines architects read? Are they the same rags you pick up while waiting for a flight? The answer is yes! And no. We probably read many magazines for the same reason you do - entertainment. We'll start there, and work our way deeper into our shelves to give you a peek into what we read, and why.