Adding onto, or updating a postwar 20th century home? Here’s an upgrade that may be worth the investment.
Vaulted Ceilings or other taller spaces:
20th century postwar homes often have trouble competing with their newer counterparts in the market place, because of their relative lack of vertical height in spaces within the envelope.
In the last couple of decades, we have become accustomed to the more open feeling of taller ceilings, and a home that lacks this spatial sensation, seems, well, something short of really nice. Especially if your home has 8-foot high ceilings, when you remodel or add on, it may be worth trying to provide a couple of spaces that are more “Vertically Spacious”!