Guest houses, sometimes also called in-law suites, when built by skilled and experienced home improvement contractors, provide your guests with a nice, quiet, and separate space. Their main difference from guest rooms is that they promote independence and privacy more. Moreover, having a guest house can also boost the value of your property.
There are many benefits to taking on a guest house construction but there are also a few drawbacks. It’s important to understand both before jumping into this major project. Let our remodeling experts at Owens Construction give you a few essential pointers before you decide to build your guest house.
Multi-generational homes have been seeing a spike in popularity in recent years. Homeowners are hiring their general contractor to take advantage of the guest house construction boom. Their main reason for doing so? Raising the value of their home. Not only that, but some people are also looking at the extra rental income a guest house can provide their households. This can be done through long-term tenancy or, as recent evidence suggests, through short-term vacation rentals.
More Than a Guest House
As more and more people are staying at home for work and school, guest houses can also double as a separate room for daily activities. If you want a quiet detached place to concentrate on your work, a guest house can function as a great home office. Getting your kids to “go” to the guest house for their online classes is also a good idea to mitigate the blurred distinction between home and school.
In-law suites offer the best solution to multi-generational living challenges faced by many homeowners today. Make sure you hire kitchen and bathroom remodeling contractors to give your detached guest house all the amenities of a home-within-your-home.
At Owens Construction, we can help you get started on your own very own guest house construction. Give us a call at (614) 846-1149 or fill out our contact form to schedule a design consultation and request a free estimate today.