Cost for adding an extension

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Posted by: from Hamilton
7/17/2016 at 2:51:00 PM

Hi there,

I live in a side split and I want to add an extension off the side. What I want is a two story with the bottom being a garage and maybe a mud room leading into the house and the top having two bedrooms and a bathroom. Just looking for a rough idea on what I would be looking at price wise.


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Date/Time7/17/2016 at 7:01:29 PM

Cost to build a home addition vary from $200 per square foot on the cheapest to $450 / sq. ft. or even more for custom top notch work. Accurate estimated can be provided only after analyzing architectural drawings with all technical details, calculating number of man-hours for completing the project and determining the total expenses for materials, fixtures and finishing products.

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Date/Time7/18/2016 at 9:11:54 AM

Hi James,

Do your Homework. Look at Better Business Bureau in your area and or Chamber of Commerce. Cost for this can range from $ 200 to $ 500 per sq. ft. depending on everything from soil conditions to quality of your bathroom fixtures. Advise is to start off cheap, then you can always up-grade after if you can afford it. If you start off high end, sometimes some products and fixtures can be " custom made and cannot be returned.

Check references on who you hire.


Tim Winges

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