Custom home additions are a special kind of remodeling project. With part new home and part custom home remodeling, there is both art and science to a well-planned and well-executed project that weaves two buildings together seamlessly. When making home addition plans, consider the merits of a company that is not only an expert in custom home remodeling, but also one of the best Ann Arbor architecture firms.
Their expertise in building envelope sealing/ insulation, and their carpentry skill, with the ability to translate my less-than-complete design (especially at the front porch) into a beautiful finished product.
They were also very patient with us when we ran into snags and delays with our financing.
They boosted insulation everywhere, removed the knob-tube wiring, and tied into our old uneven, un-level house beautifully and with the style reflecting the period of the original house (with the benefits and updates of living in the 21st century).
First things first, they were not the least expensive option (and freely admitted as much from the get-go). However, at the end of the process we felt very strongly that the value was there.