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Cost for home addition?

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Posted by: from Cambridge
8/7/2015 at 11:40:13 AM

22x10 addition. How much per sq ft? Bedroom with no plumbing, just electrical. It's a raised bungalow with siding exterior.

What is a rough cost?

Thanks

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Date/Time8/7/2015 at 3:39:06 PM

Mike,

One needs to see existing condition, before can comity to any figures.

Steve

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Date/Time8/7/2015 at 4:14:35 PM

Around $30,000 with foundation fully complete to match existing home finishes.

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Robert from Electrilight Ltd. in Oakville
Date/Time8/7/2015 at 4:16:42 PM

The information you have provided would not be enough for any contractor to offer an estimate on. But in saying that, one could assume bare basics and throw a number at, but you must provide a lot more detail to existing conditions, location, style, taste and budget. For example, if you have 1 light, 3 switches, 8 receptacles, this would require a bare minimum of an ESA permit, a new circuit to the electrical panel and a few hundred worth of material or 3-4 times that quantity depending on what YOU want to see happen. This has nothing to do with any other trade though. It is like you are asking how much is a car? Well, one from a scrap yard or a new Ferrari?

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Date/Time8/7/2015 at 10:36:59 PM

Hi Mike, way more detail needed as everyone one else mentioned. Full basement?, crawl space?, slab? Interior finishes?, exterior finishes?

Rough numbers are $150 to $300 per square foot.

If you are serious about this, get some plans drawn up and put them out for quotes.

Good luck with it.

Jim Kuzma

Kettleby Handyman

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Date/Time8/7/2015 at 11:51:59 PM

$110-125 per square foot.

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Date/Time8/8/2015 at 10:31:27 AM

$150-$200 / sqft.

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Rita from R.A.M. Design in Surrey
Date/Time8/16/2015 at 10:12:19 PM

About $150 to $300, depending on what you want to do.

Rita at RAM design

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