Split Level Home Additions: How to Do Them Right

Do you want to make additions to your split level home? The very notion is scary, isn’t it? But, fret not. At least take comfort in the fact that you’re not alone. In fact, even experienced architects and home designers are likely to feel stumped when faced with such a difficult undertaking. After all, the split-level home’s staggered design, while convenient, presents a wide range of design challenges. For one thing, it’s not easy to determine how to make good use of the space you already have on account of a split-level’s existing blueprint. In other words, when it comes …

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Types of Split Level Homes

Contrary to popular belief, split level homes (also called “divided entry homes”) aren’t going away anytime soon. While many homeowners still scoff at the idea of choosing a split-level design when building a home, most of that is due to many preconceived notions that are at best misleading or incorrect. True, some of those notions are partly true, but nothing that can’t be addressed by minor renovations. Besides, split-level homes have too many advantages over other home designs for them to just fade away into the sunset. We’ll talk about these advantages later on in this article. For the meantime, …

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How to Modernize Your Split-Level Home and Make it Look Better

Mixing the modern and retro – is that possible? This may be a question you find yourself asking, especially if you have a home that has been around for decades and yet you’re a fan of the modern architectural style and interior design and want to incorporate it in your own home. Although admittedly challenging, it is entirely possible to combine these two and make it work. If you own a split-level home and want to achieve this, then read on. We’ll give you some ideas for it. What is a Split-Level Home? If your home is something that looks …

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