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Home Alterations for Safety and Accessibility

At Smartway Builders, we’ve worked with almost every kind of homeowner to help make their dreams become a reality. Whether it’s a home renovation, remodel, or extension, we can understand and explain the potential limitations before you spend thousands of dollars on unnecessary work.

In this piece, we’re going to talk about how we approach two different types of renovation, and how the team at Smartway Builders can turn your home dreams into a liveable reality.

Renovating for a new family member

You might be expecting your first child – in which case, congratulations! This, of course, means making home alterations to increase safety – and will likely be your top priority. You’ll also want to maximise the space you already have but at minimal cost. Besides, adding a new member to your family means your budget may already be tight, so it’s best to consult with the experts on how to approach any home renovations or extensions to make sure everything is planned properly.

While we specialise in almost everything building-related, we also have experience in asking the right questions, making sure you understand the potential limitations of your desired outcome, and how we can provide a suitable plan to stay within your budget.

Don’t know where to start with choosing a builder or architect? We have years of experience working with fantastic, talented individuals – all of which we work with due to their experience, trustworthiness and reliability. Rather than create stress within your family during this exciting but sometimes-difficult time, let us create opportunities for you to get the most out of your home and budget.

Extending your home for an elderly relative

When our parents move into their elderly years, many choose to keep them close to home. This might be to maximise and ensure their independence, or it could just be that you’re great mates with you mum and dad! Either way, we know that chances are you won’t want to have them sleeping on the couch.

If you’re looking to extend your home to accommodate another family member, you may even wish to build a separate, smaller house that either connects or pays compliment to your existing home. So before you go and knock down any walls and do a full redesign of your family home, let us recommend some options that you may not have considered.

If you’re anything like us, the investment you make for your home may very well be the largest financial commitment you make in your lifetime, and the kind that you’ll want to keep in your family for generations to come. To ensure that this building will stand the test of time, you’ll want to make sure that it’s planned, designed and managed every step of the way – right from concept to completion and beyond.

Practical alterations for all situations

No matter the reason for a change in your home design or construction, there will be a few constants that require consideration. Council approval, budget limitations and a trustworthy construction team are just a few things we specialise in providing to our loyal and valued customers.

We also know the value of straight-talking, no-nonsense advice and consultation – if something isn’t going to work, we won’t just let you pour your money away. After all, if you’re not happy, then we’re not happy – which is why we like to guarantee you peace of mind throughout every step.

If you’re in Wellington and looking to make renovations or house additions to accommodate for children, a relative, or you’d just like to make a change to existing home, contact Smartway Builders now to find out how we can help you!

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