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What is the Difference Between a Kit and a Custom Build?

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Building a new structure, whether it’s a detached garage, an addition to your home, or even a new dwelling, presents some challenging choices. For many homeowners, these decisions are often swayed by initial cost comparisons. At a glance, $50,000 for a prefabricated kit seems like a steal compared to spending hundreds of thousands for a…

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What is the Return on Investment of a Home Addition?

Home addition return on investment

Homeowners often grapple with the decision to expand or modify their homes. The uncertainties lie not just in the construction itself, but in the assurance that their investment will add tangible value to their property. Indeed, the question at the forefront of many homeowners’ minds is: Will this home addition deliver a return on investment…

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Home Addition Cost Breakdown

Undertaking a home addition is a great way to increase the living space in your home. However,  for many homeowners, the looming questions about cost can be daunting. How much will the addition set you back? More importantly, how do you know every dollar of your budget is being well spent? Getting a clear insight…

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How to Add Space to Your Home Without Doing an Addition

Every homeowner at some point contemplates the age-old question: how can I get more space out of my home? Whether you’re craving a new home office, a dedicated play area for the kids, or just some extra room to breathe, the first thought that might cross your mind is to build an addition. But the…

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How Do Setback and Zoning Laws Affect My Home Addition?

Dreaming of expanding your home? An addition can be an exciting venture. Maybe it’s for an extra bedroom, a sunroom, or perhaps a more spacious kitchen. But as your home addition takes shape, it’s vital to ensure that it also takes into account the very real limitations imposed by local zoning and setback laws. As…

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Benefits & Uses of a Steel Moment Frame

Steel is common in commercial construction, but did you know it can help strengthen your home, too? Although not frequently used in new home construction, a steel moment frame can be a great way to retrofit or reinforce your home’s structure during a renovation project. At Lamont Bros. Design & Construction, our team regularly does…

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