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Adding an In-Law Suite

In Law Suite Additions PlansSometimes, you need more than just a guest bedroom for your aging parents and your in-laws. As your family extends and grows, it is only natural for your household to expand as well. This is so that you will be able to accommodate more people and adjust to certain changes in living conditions.

An in-law suite is an amazing home addition if you have older folks who are depending on you. Not only does it provide a whole new space for your parents and in-laws to stay in, it will also provide privacy for all.


If you’re thinking about getting an in-law suite for your home, here are some of the things you can do when it comes to the planning and designing:

A Home Within A Home

For bigger property homes with spacious indoors, you can create your in-law suite depending on the available space. The garage, basement and other areas of the house can be remodeled into another room. If your home’s foundation can handle another level, then build up.

Two Connecting Homes

For smaller property homes but with bigger outdoor space, you can create another home next to your own and connect it with the use of a covered pathway or maybe even just a single door. This is a better alternative if you don’t have enough space to spare to modify certain areas in your home.

So instead of sending your old parents and in-laws to nursing homes, you should take care of them in your home. Remember that they are the ones who raised you and supported you all throughout your life. They will really appreciate it if you can give back to them even in this simple manner.

Of course, to have a successful remodel, make sure to ask the pros for help and assistance. Experts from the home building industry can consult you on the best possible interior designs, methods, and materials that will definitely suite your needs as well as your budget.

If you would like to talk about ideas for remodeling or renovating your home in Fairfax, Mclean, Springfield, Woodbridge, Alexandria, Arlington, and Falls Church VA, reach out to us at Foster Remodeling. Call now for a free consultation!

Written by Maureen Blaney Flietner