A Contractors Guide To Home Additions

Home additions, remodels and renovations come in all shapes and sizes, from a single bathroom redesign to a complete gut and level. For the Chicago homemaker looking for something in between, home additions can be a great way build on what you’ve already got. Here are some of the most common home additions we provide, along with their respective advantages:

“Bump Out” Home Addition

chicago-home-additionBump outs are a perfect example of taking the middle road. Rather than creating an entirely new room in your home, bump outs can give you that extra bit of space that you have always wanted. Whether you are trying to fit extra counter space in your kitchen, make room for that perfect segment couch in your living room, or make a breakfast nook, a bump out can maintain the integrity and feel of your living space while making it much more useful. Although they tend to cost more per square foot than full-on additions, the smaller size almost always makes it the cheaper option in the long run.
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Bathroom Remodeling

Three Toilets That Will Inspire You to Remodel Your Bathroom

When most people are thinking about remodeling their bathroom, the toilet is probably the last thing on their mind. With flooring, paneling, tiles, wallpaper, vanities, mirrors, sinks, faucets, and lights to consider, the standard white toilet can seem unglamorous by comparison.

Example of our workSkokie Bathroom Remodel and Grayslake Bathroom Remodeling.

Doesn’t it seem unfortunate, though, that the primary function of the bathroom is so often overlooked? Whether we like it or not, all these details are just window dressing for your throne. If you start with the foundation, you will find all the rest falls into place. Besides, with toilets like these, who needs inspiration?
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5 Tips For Selecting The Right Contractor

Remodeling or renovating your home can be a huge undertaking, with very high stakes. After all, not only is remodeling an expensive, long process with many moving parts, but the project is your home itself. After all:

If you’re going to live in it, you have to love it.

room under renovation (painting)

At the same time, even if you’re completely rich, you can’t just throw money at a problem and expect it to turn out perfect. In fact, this is the easiest way to ruin your renovation. A proactive, intelligent homemaker is the key to a successful remodeling. And part of your job is to pick the right crew. Here’s how we would pick the best man for the job:
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Home Addition in Chicago

Maya Construction crew is working hard on another project in Chicago – Home Addition. Here are a few shots of the work in progress. We will definitely share pictures of the completed addition with you.

5 Tips From A Contractor

Home remodeling and renovation can be very expensive. Especially when dealing with more ambitious projects like home additions, it’s natural as a homeowner to try to cut costs and reduce spending wherever you can. However, from a contractor’s perspective, we are also doing everything we can to accomplish the job in the most efficient way possible. When it comes to taking parts of the project into your own hands, you have to be careful that you don’t compromise the project you are trying to contribute to. Here are some do’s and don’ts from Maya Construction Group – a contractor in the know:
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Basement Remodeling Ideas from Maya Construction

For the renovation experts at Maya Construction, a raw, unfinished basement is like a slab of marble in the hands of Michelangelo. Sure, it might be useful for storage, laundry, or a haunted house, but we think some of these remodeling ideas might be just the inspiration you need to turn your basement into a true work of art.
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