Category Archives: Additions

Cost to Build a Home Addition

Beautiful House Addition

Building a home addition is an expensive, but highly rewarding undertaking. After all, you will have the desired space in your home, without having to buy a larger house. Additions come in all shapes and sizes, and as a result their costs vary greatly. Average reported spending on a new… Read more »

Attic Remodel Cost 2016

Remodeled Attic Space

Are you thinking of converting your attic into an extra bedroom, office or play room? While an attic conversion is one of the more expensive home improvement projects, it also boasts one of the highest ROI’s. According to the latest 2015 report issued by the National Association of Realtors, you… Read more »

Building an Addition – Inspectors, Zoning Rules, Permits and Septic Systems (Cautionary Tale)

How we could not buy our dream house and how a building inspector made me not want to move to a town that we so much wanted. Learn how to find out if you can build an addition to your home or a house you are planning to buy, and… Read more »

Deck Building Cost

Wood Deck Design

A new beautiful deck can be a great addition to your home! While offering all the benefits of expanded outdoor living space, a deck can actually increase your house value. Deck building costs vary greatly depending a number of factors, such as complexity of design, quality of materials and accessories,… Read more »

Attic Addition Calculator

Estimate the cost of building an addition in your unused attic. This includes cutting out a roof section, building a shed dormer, installing new windows, insulation, roof, and building a bedroom + bath / shower room in the former attic space. Building a Shed Dormer / Attic addition increases the… Read more »