How it works
Describe Your Project
Answer a few quick questions about your addition plans and an experiencedRenovation Advisor will get back to you.
Get Connected With Verified Contractors
Our Perfect Match tool will find you up to three contractors verified through our exclusive 53-point Verification Process.
Choose Your Best Contractor
Review competing bids and select the best contractor to get started, knowing we are there for you throughout your project.
What Determines the Cost of an Addition?
Many factors affect the cost of a home addition, such as
- The nature of the project
- The materials and finishings you choose
- The number of footings or foundation size
You can find yourself paying anywhere between $60,000 for low-budget projects and $240,000+ for large additions
Your Personal Assistant
A dedicated Renovation Advisors is assigned to your addition project. Your Advisor will be there to schedule appointments, help you understand quotes, provide you with a Verification Report for each contractor, and support you until your renovation is complete.
“Whether you are investing in space to better accommodate your family or to increase the value of your home, I am here to help.”
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“Thank you to the whole team for successfully handling my expansion project! You have helped and supported me throughout this long process. I probably wouldn’t have done it without your expertise. Thanks again!”
“We received excellent assistance with work for which we didn’t know any contractors; it was reassuring and helpful.”
“I’m very happy with the service I received from Tristan Allard. He found a great contractor for my renovation project and the results are spectacular. Thank you.”
“Five-star service from Marilène Patenaude.”
“I’m so impressed with this service! They’re very professional and the service is really personalized compared to other similar companies. Highly recommended!”
“Fast, efficient, and reliable service.”
“I would like to thank Adèle Orsini for her support during the work that was done on my first home. It made me feel confident and I won’t hesitate to do business with RenoAssistance again!”
“Very satisfied with the contractor that was recommended to us. The quality of the work is outstanding.”
“We appreciated the speed of service and the quality of the contractors presented. The follow-up was thorough and courteous. We’re glad we trusted RenoAssistance – highly recommended.”
“Dealing with Guylaine Beauchemin is amazing. She’s very patient and professional and always gives the best recommendations. She’s also very quick to follow up. I would recommend her to any of my family or friends. Thank you, Guylaine!”
Best Home Addition Contractors
We want your addition to run smoothly, which is why we only work with highly qualified professionals.
At RenoAssistance, all of our contractors are thoroughly vetted through our exclusive 53-point Verification Process.
Our goal is to provide you with a successful renovation from start to finish. We will have up to three contractors bid on your project to ensure you are getting the best value. We will also provide you with a Verification Report for each contractor, so you can relax knowing your project is in good hands.
What a home addition contractor can assist you with
- Footings or foundation
- Rough-ins: plumbing and electrical
- Installing the vanity, cupboards, and other furnishings
- Finishing touches
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Our Home Addition Guide
What you will learn from the guide:
- The nine steps to a successful home addition
- The various types of additions
- Cost influencers
- And more answers to your questions!
Frequently asked questions
What’s the first step when doing an expansion?
Before going too far down the road with a project like this, it’s important to check how feasible it is. Each municipality has its own regulations and you need to be sure that your project is permitted. Ultimately, the municipal planning office will have to approve the project plans. It’s best to show up in person with your certificate of location and some photos of the property. Learn more about preparing for a home addition project: 9 steps for a successful expansion.
How long does a second storey addition take?
Given the scope of the project, adding a second storey can take a rather long time. You’ll need to start counting the days from the moment you begin putting your ideas together. The plans alone can take, on average, 4 to 6 weeks. Then, it’ll depend on financing the project and getting permits. Afterwards, it’s all about putting everything together and getting the contractors to start working on the project.
What is a rear house addition?
This is a partial extension of the house towards the backyard that typically includes the construction of a solarium or the addition of a family room or dining room. It’s good for several types of housing (bungalows, cottages, single storey homes) and it can be done on piles or on a foundation.
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