In-Law Suites


Looking to have a family member close to home in the Bel Air, MD area? An in-law suite, also known as a granny flat, is a self-contained living space that is typically attached or detached from the main home. It is designed to provide a separate living area for a family member, such as aging parents or adult children, while still allowing them to be close to the main household. 

At Creative Home Company, we know the construction of an in-law suite can vary depending on the homeowner’s preferences and the local building codes. However, some common considerations and steps in the process include: 

  1. Zoning and permit requirements: Before starting any construction, it is essential to check the local zoning laws and building codes to ensure that an in-law suite is allowed and what requirements must be met. 
  2. Design and layout: The design and layout of the in-law suite will depend on the available space, budget, and the needs of the intended occupants. It may include a bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, living area, and separate entrance. 
  3. Plumbing and electrical work: An in-law suite will require plumbing and electrical work to ensure that it has access to water and electricity. This may involve adding new pipes, fixtures, and wiring. 
  4. Construction and finishes: The construction of the in-law suite will involve framing, roofing, insulation, and finishing work. The finishes can range from basic to luxurious, depending on the budget and preferences. 
  5. Final inspection: Once the construction is complete, the in-law suite will need to pass a final inspection to ensure that it meets all the necessary building codes and safety standards. 


In general, building an in-law suite can be a significant investment, but it can also add value to the home and provide a practical living solution for family members. Call the professionals at Creative Home Company today! 

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Create Your Custom Private Backyard Oasis


Is the thought of relaxing in a gorgeous backyard oasis beckoning you?

A well-designed outdoor living area can provide a tranquil, functional extension of your new custom home. There are so many options available to make your personal relaxation spot truly inviting and as a reflection of your unique lifestyle. Envision yourself watching the sun set from your beautiful stone patio, surrounded by vibrant flora, a rock garden with captivating water features, and a colorful outdoor entertaining area, complete with a fire pit. In your backyard oasis, you can step into a whole new world and leave your stress behind.
When a simple remodel isn’t enough to get the home of your dreams, sometimes you need to build it. Here are some simple suggestions to help construct the perfect outdoor living area for your new residence:

Assemble your “wish list”.

You basically have a blank slate when designing and ...

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