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Where to Begin with a Home Addition

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If you’ve never built a home addition, it may feel overwhelming to think about. But with the help of an expert team, you can forge ahead with confidence and get the space and function you crave in the current home and location you love.  At Action Builders, we are a one-stop-shop that provides you with […]

Can a Builder Use the Architectural Drawings I Have for My Addition?

Using your architectural drawings for your home addition.

If you have architectural drawings for your new addition, but want to continue your project with a design-builder, it can be done. While most design-build companies work with homeowners on renovations and additions from start to finish, some projects show up already through the design phase.  If you’re a homeowner and you’ve previously worked with […]

What to Know about Building an Addition Shell for Your Home

When you’re building more space onto your home, there are two approaches you can take. Your contractor can handle every aspect of the addition, from framing to final touches. Or, you can have the contractor build the frame and “shell” of the new space, and then you can handle the finishing touches yourself. Since having […]

Addition Breakthroughs: Connecting New and Existing Spaces in Your Home

When it comes to expanding your home, one of the key considerations is how the addition will seamlessly integrate with the existing structure. That’s where an addition breakthrough comes into play. In this article, we’ll delve into the concept of addition breakthroughs and discuss different types and options available to achieve a cohesive and connected […]

Can I Live in My Home While the Addition is Being Built?

Pittsburgh home with an addition being constructed.

For most standard home addition projects, homeowners don’t move out of their house unless a contractor is touching a large amount of their existing space. Yes, there may be some discomfort while living in your home during construction, but it is usually the simplest option.   During the design phase of your home addition, our team […]

How Does an Addition Affect My Property Value & Taxes?

Building onto your property is one of the most effective ways to create the increased room your family needs—especially if your current neighborhood is conveniently located near all your favorite amenities. Of course, the new square footage affects your property value and taxes too, be sure to take that into consideration. Here’s what to keep […]