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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2021 Home Addition Costs | Montreal vs Toronto

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

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

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 ...

Lucia Di Sclafani
Content Manager | RenoAssistance
Home addition vs moving: Which to choose?
Published on:
30 July 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
Published on:
13 February 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:
19 July 2019
9 min read
The Complete Guide to Your Toronto Home Addition

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Maria Santamaria
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
Adding a Second Storey: All There Is To Know
Published on:
17 April 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, adding ...

Maria Santamaria
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
Home Additions : 5 Questions to Ask Yourself
Published on:
17 January 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:
28 December 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
Published on:
27 November 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:
26 November 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 in ...

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

Adele Orsini
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
Home Addition Builders in Toronto & Montreal
Published on:
15 August 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:
10 August 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 requirement, ...

Jason Pagliuca
360° Verification Coordinator | RenoAssistance
Five Reasons to Build a Home Addition Instead of Moving
Published on:
6 March 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