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Structural Solutions for Small Bump-outs

With the right support, foundation-free additions can make a big impact

Bumping out is a great way to expand a living space without putting a full addition on your home. Managing editor Debra Silber offers a survey of six examples of successful bump-outs that added value without a great deal of stress. These bump-out solutions include projects supported by boxes, brackets, and cantilevers, and the rooms added to include a bathroom, a dining room, and a kitchen.

Structural Solutions for Small Bump-outs

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