Home Addition

Home additions open a world of possibilities: two-car garages, four-season sunrooms, granny suites, and more! They allow you to accommodate major life changes without having to move out of your neighbourhood. Learn which investment is best suited for you based on your needs and budget.

Browse our articles to find the latest home addition trends, renovation costs, and so much more. And, if you’re looking for inspiration, check out our home addition projects, completed by our 53-point Verified Contractors.

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2022 Home Addition Costs | Montreal vs Toronto

While a home addition may be the best decision you make for your home, there are several factors to consider. There are also some measures you can take to prepare ...

Published on:
February 2, 2021
11 min read
Charles Gosselin
Content Manager | RenoAssistance
2022 Home Addition Costs | Montreal vs Toronto
Sunroom Addition Cost in 2022 | Toronto & Montreal
Published on:
January 2, 2021
6 min read
Sunroom Addition Cost in 2022 | Toronto & Montreal

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

Andrew Collins
360° Verification Coordinator | RenoAssistance
How Much Does It Cost to Add a Garage to Your Home in 2022?
Published on:
January 2, 2021
6 min read
How Much Does It Cost to Add a Garage to Your Home in 2022?

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Lucia Di Sclafani
Content Manager | RenoAssistance
Home addition vs moving: Which to choose?
Published on:
July 30, 2020
5 min read
Home addition vs moving: Which to choose?

Your teenager needs more privacy, you need a dedicated home office, you're waiting for a new baby to arrive – these are just some of the many reasons people want to ...

Karine Gazeryan
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
5 Reasons To Add Onto Your Home
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February 13, 2020
4 min read
5 Reasons To Add Onto Your Home

Storey addition, rear extension, basement underpinning...there are so many types of home additions, it's easy to get overwhelmed! The first question you should ask yourself is this: why do you need ...

Julie Calce
Content Writer | RenoAssistance
The Complete Guide to Your Toronto Home Addition
Published on:
July 19, 2019
9 min read
The Complete Guide to Your Toronto Home Addition

Running out of space at home? With Toronto real estate pricing increasing rather quickly, moving into a different home might not be the most economical option. With a home addition, ...

Maria Santamaria
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
Adding a Second Storey: All There Is To Know
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April 17, 2019
7 min read
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, ...

Maria Santamaria
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
Home Additions : 5 Questions to Ask Yourself
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January 17, 2019
3 min read
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 ...

Maria Santamaria
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
The 3 Most Common Types of Home Additions
Published on:
December 28, 2018
4 min read
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 ...

Francis Guertin
Renovation Advisor| RenoAssistance
Getting a Carport: Steps & Price Ranges
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November 27, 2018
3 min read
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 ...

Melissa Thibeault
Content Manager | RenoAssistance
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Planning a Home Addition
Published on:
November 26, 2018
4 min read
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 ...

Trecy Martel
Content Manager | RenoAssistance
9 Steps to a Successful Home Addition
Published on:
November 6, 2018
6 min read
9 Steps to a Successful Home Addition

There may be a time where you'll need, or want, a bigger home with more space. Though, you might love the neighbourhood you live in and won't want to leave. ...

Adele Orsini
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
Home Addition Builders in Toronto & Montreal
Published on:
August 15, 2017
3 min read
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 ...

Charles Gosselin
Content Manager | RenoAssistance
Cost of Adding a Second Story | Toronto & Montreal
Published on:
August 10, 2017
3 min read
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 ...

Jason Pagliuca
Verification Coordinator | RenoAssistance
Five Reasons to Build a Home Addition Instead of Moving
Published on:
March 6, 2017
5 min read
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!

Andrew Collins
360° Verification Coordinator | RenoAssistance