Renovations to Make if You Have Kids

Having kids can sometimes require us to make modifications that are best suitable for them. Our homes are no exceptions. Childproofing and alarm systems are extremely important, but what about the design of our homes? Renovations can give us many different opportunities for experiences with our kids, all while creating functionality.

Sometimes when purchasing our homes, we don’t always plan for potential possibilities in the future. Sometimes, children come without warning, or you suddenly decide it is time to start a family. If your home does not have the proper amount of space for children, but you don’t want to move, a room addition is a great solution. This can be made into a nursery, and eventually a bedroom for your child. It is also great idea if you decide that your children need their own rooms rather than sharing one. This also designates a place for all of your child’s belongings.

A well kept back yard is a great place for kids to play. It gets them to spend time outdoors instead of staying in the house all day long. Kids love to play outside in the sunshine and fresh air. Landscaping is the perfect way to motivate children to spend time outside. Landscaping brings so much beauty and freshness to any backyard. Outdoor living spaces are also great for family time on warmer nights. They are the perfect setting for family dinners and bonding.

Another renovation to consider if you have kids is changing your flooring. Carpet is not the ideal material to install if you have kids or even pets. Wood and tile combat stains and spills much more easily than carpet can. They are also easier to clean if these accidents do occur.

A bedroom may not be the only addition that you want to consider. Adding a bathroom is also very beneficial if you have kids. Trying to get everyone ready in the morning can easily turn into a stressful disaster. Giving your kids their own bathroom to get ready when they are old enough to do so can be a big time saver for your family. In the meantime, a designated bathroom for your child while they are still young gives you the opportunity to organize all of their bath time necessities in one spot. This way all of their towel, soaps, and bath toys don’t have to take room away from your necessary bathroom possessions. You can even use custom cabinets or decorative wall sconces to help design a space that is just perfect for your kids.

If you are interested in some home renovations, contact Streamline Construction at 800-965-9728 to schedule a free consultation. If you would like to see pictures or read reviews from both our previous and current projects, be sure to visit us on Instagram and houzz. You can also go to your Streamline Construction website to read more about our company and the services that we provide. We hope that you keep us in mind for any of your future construction needs.