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Reno Blog - Home Addition

There are many reasons for wanting to expand your home; a lack of space, the need of a garage, the desire to enjoy the sun all year round or to add a room for a family member… When you love your neighbourhood, it may be wise to invest in your current property. But what types of extensions are possible? How much should you expect to pay for a second storey addition? How can you avoid the most frequent mistakes?

We answer all these important questions on the subject through the various articles of our blog so you can be better guided to carry out your home addition project.

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Maria Santamaria

by Maria Santamaria Renovation Advisor | Reno-Assistance

Adding a Second Storey: All There Is To Know

Has your home become too small since you purchased it? Have your needs and budget evolved since? Well, if you love where you live, but are just tight on space, adding …

Charles Gosselin

by Charles Gosselin Content Manager | Reno-Assistance

2019 Home Addition Costs

While a home addition may be the best decision you make for your home, several factors are worth considering. Are you contemplating an addition for aesthetic reasons? Do you …

Maria Santamaria

by Maria Santamaria Renovation Advisor | Reno-Assistance

Home Additions : 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

A home addition is often the most expensive renovation one can get done on their home. And, while there might be many advantages to getting your home extended, deciding to go …

Francis Guertin

by Francis Guertin Renovation Advisor| Reno-Assistance

The 3 Most Common Types of Home Additions

If your home is lacking space, but you aren’t looking to move, a home extension might be the right alternative for you. We’ve put together an overview of the three most …

Melissa Thibeault

by Melissa Thibeault Content Manager | Reno-Assistance

Getting a Carport: Steps & Price Ranges

From November to April, it’s pretty much car shelter season. Seeing all these white plastic car shelters sprout on many driveways isn’t so appealing. They certainly do not provide any extra …

Trecy Martel

by Trecy Martel Content Manager | Reno-Assistance

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Planning a Home Addition

Planning a home addition project can be quite a challenge. Whether you’re planning on adding a second storey, a lateral extension, a bump out, adding a garage, or even putting in …

Lucia Di Sclafani

by Lucia Di Sclafani Content Manager | Reno-Assistance

How Much Does It Cost to Add a Garage to Your Home?

Adding a garage will make your life easier and increase the value of your home. It will keep your car toasty warm in the winter, and the added storage space is …

Adele Orsini

by Adele Orsini Renovation Advisor | Reno-Assistance

9 Steps to a Successful Home Addition

Your home addition’s success in 9 simple steps There may be a time where you’ll need, or want, a bigger home with more space. Though, you might love the neighbourhood …

Andrew Collins

by Andrew Collins 360° Verification Coordinator | Reno-Assistance

Sunroom Addition Cost | Toronto & Montreal

What to Know Before Adding a Sunroom A sunroom, also called a solarium, is a glass-enclosed living area usually attached to the house, accessible from inside. It’s designed to function …

Charles Gosselin

by Charles Gosselin Content Manager | Reno-Assistance

Home Addition Builders in Toronto & Montreal

Before beginning a house extension project there are a number of preliminary steps that need to be taken to minimize the risk of something going wrong during the project. Along with …

Jason Pagliuca

by Jason Pagliuca 360° Verification Coordinator | Reno-Assistance

Cost of Adding a Second Story | Toronto & Montreal

An overvaluation in the Toronto property market has pushed many homeowners to consider renovating their homes to meet their changing needs in lieu of moving. And when living space is a major requirement, …

Andrew Collins

by Andrew Collins 360° Verification Coordinator | Reno-Assistance

Five Reasons to Build a Home Addition Instead of Moving

If you need more space in your house, you have 2 options: have a home addition built, or move. But moving is not a hassle free experience and can be stressful and costly. If you like your neighbourhood, why move? You can turn your current home into your dream home by building the home addition you’ve always wanted!