Consider building a second story with energy efficiency in mind, which may help you save some cash in the form of tax credits and reduced utility bills down the line. New windows can help you create a brighter space and keep out cold drafts and humid weather, reducing the need for heating and AC 24/7. Adding a second story addition can also be an excellent opportunity to increase the height of your ceilings for a more spacious-feeling downstairs. We’ve done a handful of second-story additions in the Woodlands and Cypress areas.
What do 2nd story projects like these really cost?
Cost for second story addition in Houston and surrounding areas is one the prime decision making factor. Every house is different but here are some typical ranges: For a full 2nd story on a 2000 square foot house, the cost can range between $120,000 and $200,000. For a partial 2nd story in the 500-700 square foot range, expect to pay $60,000 to $120,000, especially if there is a new bathroom upstairs. People are often surprised to find out that a new two-story, 20’ x 22’ garage (with living space on the 2nd floor) project, can cost between $90,000 and $150,000. However, the cost of adding a second story to a house can vary greatly depending on various factors such as the size and design of the house, the materials used, the location etc.
Keep in mind that in addition to the cost of second story construction, there may also be other expenses such as permits, fees, and inspections, so make sure to factor these into your budget as well. It’s important to make sure that the contractor you hire is licensed, insured, and experienced in completing second story additions.
How do I find a remodeler who has experience?
You need a contractor with lots of experience knocking out structural walls and tying them into existing electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems. Skilled remodeler can even help you cut some costs out of the project if need be. In fact, an expert home addition contractor can only give an average estimate for the cost for second story addition.
BRC Construction specializes in kitchen remodels, big or small. For more information about BRC Construction, visit https://brc-construction.com/ or call to schedule your free estimate at 281-407-4486.
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One of recent Second Story Addition Project in Houston, as completed recently.
Partical Second Story Addition
Partial second story addition thinking comes need to add a small amount of extra space. Homes with small lots that cannot expand towards either side or rear may think for partial addition. It can be an extra bedroom and bathroom. Indeed withing budget. Range for partial second story addition cost might range within $50,000-$125,000 (for 500 square feet basis), based on the nature of additions. When plan for extra bedroom under home additions. Based on square feet basis charges will come. Overall second story addition contractor will have to rip off the roof, build another floor, install a staircase, set up the water and electrical connections for a new bathroom and lighting, and put on a new roof.
Neighbourhoods Restrictions & Steps Prior to Second-Story Addition Works.
Whether you are located at Woodlands, TX or Cypress, or memorial City, there might have some local building codes or neighbourhood height restrictions. BRC Construction is always careful about this issue before starting any second-story addition projects. It can be an extnsive additions or partical second story addition. City office decision, structural support for turning into the multilevel and foundations, etc all are the prime issues come under consideration prior to commencing the construction work. BRC Construction is a family-owned general contractor that started contribution from Cypress and meanwhile became well know home second story addition, Home addition, Kitchen and bathroom remodeling, and custom house construction in greater Houston and Woodlands, TX areas.
Primary Issues in Second Story Addition.
For one, you will have some extra space. It is also a more efficient way to get that space, as compared to building out, especially if you don’t have a huge lot.
It is an excellent way to increase your home size if your situation is changing. Whether that means you are welcoming older relatives or a new baby. It is also a home improvement that can increase the value of your home. This is an opportunity to upgrade your entire home by modernizing things like lighting, windows, cabinets, all new flooring, and floor plan. Memorial and Bunker Hill Village’s make a great location for a second story addition.
Planning for home additions or partial second story addition, you may need to think for Utilities & Possible Relocation, whether second story additions need stairs. Have to take into consideration for Mechanical Systems, including existing HVAC, plumbing, mechanical and electrical outlets all require consideration. Indeed, it is the first and prime consideration to determine the impact of the second story addition on the existing structure, whether the foundation is enough. BRC team is always standby for consulation and services at great Houston areas and Woodlands, TX.
The measures should be taken during the second story addition at Home in Houston, Woodlands, and surrounding areas.
BRC Construction is always careful about all the safety measures during this pandemic. It is known to all that any construction work is messy and noisy, whatever measures we take as per standard practice. However, we try to keep everything within the limit. Indeed, our clients at Woodlands, TX, cypress, or Memorial areas should appreciate our efforts. To be safe side, we recommend considering living elsewhere, especially when there are major parts of the construction as part of the second story addition. In the case of small children at home, you may consider moving out from home temporarily. The same measures can be taken for offices out of the house during the construction work for the second-story addition. Being an experienced second-story addition contractor, the BRC team will coordinate the whole workflow. Our team will schedule the delivery of materials as per planned and discussion. In each and every step of the construction process of your second story addition, we will help you make professional cost-effective decisions.