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Home Additions: Building Out vs. Building Up

Choosing to remodel your home is a significant undertaking, one that comes with many considerations. This is especially true if you are looking to expand the size of your living space. The first thing you need to decide is if you are planning on “building out” by increasing the footprint of your ground floor, or “building up” by adding a second story. Of course, the right answer depends on your needs and preferences, plus physical and budgetary constraints. In this article we will focus on the pros and cons of building outward vs. building upward. Continue reading