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  • ADU vs. Home Addition: What’s the Difference?

    ADU vs. Home Addition: What’s the Difference?

    When it comes to home improvement projects that involve making major changes to your home, accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and home additions are among the most common. However, while many people will use ADUs and home additions interchangeably, they are actually two different types of home improvement projects that accomplish different goals. Understanding the difference…

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

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

    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…

  • Can I Convert My Garage into Living Space? Yes. Here’s How.

    Can I Convert My Garage into Living Space? Yes. Here’s How.

    In the world of home remodeling, one trend is steadily gaining traction among homeowners: the conversion of garages into living space. This approach not only addresses the growing need for additional square footage in the household but also offers a creative and cost-effective solution to expanding your living area without the complexities of building a…

  • What is the Return on Investment of a Home Addition?

    What is the Return on Investment of a Home Addition?

    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…

  • Home Addition Cost Breakdown

    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…

  • How to Add Space to Your Home Without Doing an Addition

    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…

  • How Do Setback and Zoning Laws Affect My Home Addition?

    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…

  • Benefits & Uses of a Steel Moment Frame

    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…

  • How Much Does a Home Addition Cost in Portland?

    How Much Does a Home Addition Cost in Portland?

    As a homeowner in the Portland area, you’re beginning to outgrow your home. For one reason or another, there isn’t enough space to live life the way you want to, and you find yourself needing more. However, rather than move to a larger house while house prices and interest rates are on the rise, you…