In addition to construction of ground-floor home additions, our contractors can also provide other renovations, such as this 2nd-story addition built over an attached garage. By the way. when building a 2nd-story addition, it is typically much more affordable to build an extra story over a garage (compared to building one over a lower level of your home).
Next is a full set of photos that show a few stages of construction. First, let's start with two "before and after" photos.
On the left is the old garage before the remodel. Next, on the right, that is how it looked from a similar angle, but after the 2nd-story room addition was finished.
Next, here are a couple pictures from during the construction process. The first one shows the basic framing plus the crane to lift the roof trusses for the second-story home addition. The second one shows the new roof plus an exterior that is almost ready for the siding to be installed.
Next, here are some photos from the inside of the new home addition. This will be the bonus room for the kids. Through the wall on the left will be a new private bedroom for the oldest child in this growing family.
After the construction was finished, this is basically a play room currently. It features an elevated TV in the far corner as well as a foosball table. The older kids can get loud in this space without disturbing anyone else in the house (such as a sleeping infant... or mom trying to squeeze in a nap before the next cries for breastmilk wake her up).
As more background, this home addition was built for a growing family in a neighborhood and location they love. As noted above, the new space added a large bonus room and a bedroom.
Further, the addition also included a full bathroom, two large storage closets, plus a 2nd staircase (because the other one is way at the other end of the home). Finally, between the old garage and the original home is a mud room so that the husband can keep his nasty workboots away from the carpet. (By the way, that is almost a direct quote, except with some extra profanity edited out of the statement.)
Custom design & build services for your 2nd story addition
Overall, this design & build project added 762 square feet of heated living space over the garage, plus enlarged the garage itself by 171 square feet. Enlarging the front and side of the garage made parking more convenient while adding needed storage capacity.
As for your own case, our designers can discuss your priorities, discuss your budget, inspect your property, then propose a custom remodeling plan that includes only the options that are the perfect fit for you. To get an estimate or even just ask a question, click here now: contact your new home addition contractor
We even had a request recently to enclose a huge patio with "window walls" that fully open (so that the sunroom addition can be instantly converted "back" to a regular open-air patio). That project has not been started yet, but it should make an intriguing gallery when it is done.
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