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There are few things that can make parenting and raising a family as private, special, and enjoyable as having your very own home. Whether you are purchasing a home for the first time, or are enjoying many years of homeownership, you probably love your home. But if you are expecting your family to grow soon, then you may be faced with the reality that your home is not big enough to accommodate your new, larger, more full family. Here are three home projects you can take on to accommodate your growing family comfortably.

Create More Storage Space

The first home project that can help you to accommodate a growing family is creating more storage space. With each new member of your household, the amount of stuff that you own is going to increase. This means you are going to need more places to put it all if you want to avoid clutter. By installing built in bookcases, maximizing storage space underneath beds, and adding efficient and effective shelving to your garage and laundry room you can significantly increase the storage space in your home. The best part is that if these projects are done correctly your home will look and feel better too.

Add Another Room

Another home project you can take on to accommodate your growing family is to add an extra room as an addition. Whether you decide to expand on the sides, or by building above your garage, you can add a new bedroom or two to your home for your new family members. This space will come in handy as your children continue to grow and need more space to themselves. You can add another room to your home by remodeling your basement. By finishing an unfinished basement and adding a few walls you can make tons of additional space.

Expand Your Kitchen

Something many homeowners don’t realize about a growing family is that their kitchen is going to need more space to accommodate additional mouths to feed. If you have a small kitchen, it may be worth it to expand it before your family grows to ensure you have the space to grow with your family. A kitchen remodel adds tons of value to your home as well as an added bonus.

Your home may not have enough space for your growing family. But if you take the right steps, you can grow your house with your family. Simply take on these three home projects and your home is ready to grow with your growing family.

Check out this article on how to plan out your kitchen redesign!