Creative Additions You Never Knew You Needed

When moving isn’t an option, but your current home is bursting at the seams, many families consider additions and renovations to ensure the space they love continues to meet their needs. At Peacock & Company, we use our remodeling expertise to keep families in the South Bend area in the homes and neighborhoods we love. Home additions come in so many varieties. It can be difficult to identify and prioritize your projects. We would love to use our expertise to ensure that you select the right projects and see them through to premium execution. Reach out today to get started. 

Creative Additions You Never Knew You Needed

Our wide range of services equips us to deliver the premium remodeling experience your once-in-a-lifetime investment deserves. Our design-build process allows us to become your partner in truly customizing the space of your dreams. Our keen designers keep us abreast of the latest trends, and our experience allows us to execute the classics. We ensure that our plan aligns with your taste and delight in bringing you options you may not have considered for your dream space. Please check out our list of some of our favorite themes in creative home additions to ensure you aren’t overlooking the perfect project for you.

Creative Additions We Love to Build

Mudroom Bump Out

Busy homes often have shoes, coats, and backpacks spilling into other living spaces. Many older mudrooms were not built to deal with the volume that regularly rotates through a busy family home. A mudroom bump-out can leave you with ample and customized storage and change the first impression that greets a guest who enters this way. Check out one of our absolute favorite examples of a mudroom addition in Quail Valley. We cannot get enough of these benches! And the divine laundry station? Yes, please!  

Second Story Addition

A second-story addition keeps the familiar ranch layout you love and can double your livable space. Adding additional bedrooms, a home office, and a bathroom(s) upstairs expands your home’s capacity and improves livability for anyone who used to have to arm wrestle for a hot shower. Not to mention will add significant resale value to your home.

Wondering how far you can bump out a house for an addition? The unsatisfying answer is that this depends entirely on your home’s current footprint, the way it is constructed, and the specifications of your remaining lot. The best way to find out how far your home can be bumped out or if a second-story addition is possible for your house is to talk to an expert.

Auxiliary Dwelling Unit(ADU)

There are many reasons our clients seek to build a second, smaller self-contained dwelling space on their property. Aging relatives needing support, adult children returning home, and potential rental income are popular reasons to consider an Auxiliary Dwelling Unit. Whether it’s an apartment over the garage, a mother-in-law cottage outback, or the she-shed/he-haven of your dreams, ADUs can change the possibilities for your families.


Four/Three seasons rooms or sunrooms are gorgeous living spaces that feature windows, natural light, and direct access to the outdoors. In other words, sunrooms soften and blur the transition from inside to outside and it could easily double as an inspired home office space. Sunrooms are relatively inexpensive compared to other additions, but the cost of a sunroom varies widely depending on the size of the project and the way you plan to use your sunroom space. This Durham Way sunroom and master bathroom addition adds two luxurious spaces in one addition and showcases the best of our bathroom renovation talents.

Garage Addition

Take care of your toys by investing in a garage addition. Adding a garage or more garage space could protect your vehicles from the weather or make room to store your boat, RV, or four-wheeler.

Dining Room Bump Out

You can’t host family dinners if you can’t fit your family around the table. Adding a dining room bump out can create the entertaining space you need when you’ve got a full house. Bump outs often modernize the area with natural light and can revitalize your kitchen and dining space.

Multipurpose Space

Consider a room that meets multiple needs at once. A home office could double as a guest room with a clever trundle or hide-away. A space that can become whatever you need it to be is appealing to the utilitarian in all of us.

Home Office

The work-from-home era has increased the demand for home office remodels. Many people are planning to work from home for the foreseeable future and have done it long enough to know what they would like to upgrade about their space.

Second Kitchen

Adding a smaller galley kitchen near your primary cooking space can completely change your home’s capacity to create amazing food in a reasonable amount of time. We all know that oven and counter space are at a premium when entertaining. Expanding your capacity can elevate your entertaining game and ease your hosting worries.

Get Premium Service for Your South Bend Addition

Here at Peacock & Company, we deliver excellent customer service and stunning remodeling results in the greater South Bend area. We would love to talk to you about how we can create your dream space in your current home. We’re confident that you’ll choose us for your upcoming home addition, and we can’t wait to get started!

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