Everyone is looking for more square footage in their Northern Virginia home remodeling projects. Expanding out is not always a possibility, and basements may be non-existent or not practice. For inspiration, look up! Renovating the attic space is a hot trend right now that enhances your space with a brand new getaway.

Will your attic work?

There are several factors to consider when deciding to renovate the attic. Talk with us about access, building codes, HVAC, plumbing, and electrical system, and support structures to determine if your attic is a good candidate for renovation.

Consider dormers.

Including dormers as part of your renovation project will instantly add ceiling height, light, and space to your attic. A dormer raises a portion of the roof, and there are several different types. A gable dormer

Make it multi-use.

An attic is the perfect place for a multi-use space. It could be an art studio or kids playroom that converts to a bed room when guest are in town. This space can be used for anything, including a home office, bedroom, workout or yoga room, the possibilities are endless.

Get creative with stairs.

Your home may or may not have been blessed with a true staircase to the attic. If not, it’s time to get creative. You may have to eliminate a hall closet or even a bedroom closet to make it work. Designers at Daniels Design and Remodeling will help you determine the best place for it.

You may have some wonderful new square footage waiting for you to enjoy up in the attic. Call Daniels Design and Remodeling today to start the conversation.

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