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Animal Crossing: New Horizons house upgrade guide

The houses in Animal Crossing: New Horizons on Switch don’t stray from earlier video games: You get a home, and also you get into debt to improve it.

While there’s no rush to repay your property loans, doing so permits you to broaden your own home — and create extra room to fill with furnishings. In this information, we’ll educate you all about it.


Table of contents

How to improve your own home

Moving to the island

Animal Crossing: New Horizon home upgrades
  • Tent-to-house improve
  • House measurement improve
  • Back room addition
  • Left room addition
  • Right room addition
  • Second flooring addition
  • Basement addition
  • Free exterior renovations

How to improve your own home

Tom Nook will settle for Nook Miles as fee on your first mortgage (which covers your journey to the island and consists of your tent). Then you’ll swap to Bells for all subsequent residence loans and funds, which you make by way of the Nook Stop’s ABD.

House upgrades aren’t computerized. Before you can also make your own home greater, you should communicate to Tom Nook and get a mortgage. After paying off a mortgage, you’ll have the ability to construct the following home improve (whereas taking up a brand new mortgage).

Upgrading your property to the max will take a very long time and tens of millions of Bells. The whole for upgrading your own home from begin to end in New Horizons is a whopping 5.696 million Bells.

Moving to the island

Upon arriving on the island, Tom Nook provides you with a tent and cost you 5,000 Nook Miles for the pleasure of dwelling there (in a tent for now). You’ll need to pay that off earlier than continuing to the following upgrades.

Tent-to-house improve

Once you’ve paid off your 5,000 Nook Mile payment for shifting to the island, communicate to Tom Nook once more, and he’ll supply to improve your tent to a home the next day.

This improve offers you a six-by-six grid home with one room. It additionally unlocks 80 storage slots on your objects, in addition to a chook’s eye view to embellish your own home with. You can entry storage by hitting the fitting button on the D-pad, and you’ll entry the superior adorning system by urgent down on the D-pad.

The price for this improve is 98,000 Bells, and also you received’t have the ability to make any extra home upgrades till you repay this mortgage.

House measurement improve

This upgrades the primary room in your own home to an eight-by-eight grid. It additionally unlocks 40 extra storage slots on your residence, for a complete of 120.

This improve prices 198,000 Bells, and you’ll’t make additional additions till paying off the mortgage.

Back room addition

Animal Crossing: New Horizons house upgrade guide Image: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo through Polygon

This provides a six-by-six grid room to the again of your own home, in addition to a further 120 extra storage slots, for a complete of 240.

This improve prices 348,000 Bells, and just like the earlier upgrades, you received’t have the ability to add extra rooms till you pay this off.

Left room addition

This provides a six-by-six room to the left facet of your own home. This provides 120 storage slots, bringing the whole to 360.

When you get your left room, you’ll additionally have the ability to begin customizing the mailboxes and roof shade of your own home. To do that, simply speak to Tom Nook about your own home and choose “I want to customize.” Renovations price 5,000 Bells, and all modifications will occur at some point after you place the order. Tom Nook can’t do any housing renovations whereas your own home in the midst of an improve.

After you get your left room, you can too decide up your mailbox and transfer it. Just stroll as much as it and press Y, as you’ll with different furnishings.

This addition prices 548,000 Bells, and although you’ll have the ability to customise your mailbox and roof, you received’t have the ability to add extra rooms till you repay this invoice.

Right room addition

This provides a six-by-six room to the fitting facet of your own home. This provides 40 extra storage slots to your own home, supplying you with 400 whole.

Adding the fitting room additionally permits you to customise your doorways.

This growth prices 758,000 Bells, and although you may customise your own home earlier than paying it off, you’ll must repay this mortgage so as earlier than including a second flooring.

Second flooring addition

Animal Crossing: New Horizons house upgrade guide Image: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo through Polygon

This provides a large ten-by-six grid second flooring room to your property. This provides 400 storage slots, totaling 800.

Adding the second flooring may even permit you to customise your property’s siding.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons house upgrade guide Image: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo through Polygon

This improve prices 1,248,000 Bells, and also you’ll must pay it off earlier than you may add a basement to your property.

Basement addition

According to a video by ProsafiaGaming, this provides a basement, which just like the second flooring, is a ten-by-six grid. This improve additionally greater than possible provides storage slots, however we’re uncertain of the precise quantity.

This is the final fee and it requires 2,498,000 Bells to be paid off.

Free exterior renovations

Once you repay your last residence mortgage, you’ll have the ability to make modifications to your own home’s exterior as soon as a day at no cost. While paying off greater than three million Bells won’t be price it for some, it’ll be mandatory for completionists.

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