Your family is growing and space is limited, it may seem as though the only available option is to go through the long and tiresome process of moving. Thankfully, that isn’t the reality. Home additions have become commonplace, and our expert design and development team is ready to craft the house addition you need to comfortably enjoy the space you already call home.

Home Additions in Toronto

Regardless of where you’re in need of space, there is a home extension solution that can solve the problem. Our team specializes in the professional design and development of a wide range of home extension Toronto solutions, including the following:

  • Second-Story Additions – The best way to increase the square footage of your home without requiring more additional land is to take advantage of a second-story addition. Whether it’s needed for bedrooms, living areas, or completely separate living space, a second-story addition will allow you and your family to enjoy the home you have for years to come.
  • Rear Extensions – For families needing more than a simple room addition, rear extensions may be a valuable route to take. With rear extensions, you’ll be able to extend the entire rear of your home – including the basement, main floor, second floor, bungalow additions or all of the above. With a rear extension, you’ll be able to improve square footage without restructuring the flow and layout of your existing home.
  • Kitchen Additions – Running out of room to cook and host? Expand your kitchen square footage to ensure that you have enough counter and floor space for any event with a home kitchen addition.
  • In-Law Additions – Having another set of hands around the house is wonderful, but it’s important to ensure that there is enough space for everyone to live comfortably. Create a separate living space with the help of an in-law addition to your home like – Garden suite or Laneway Suite.
  • Bathroom Additions – A growing family will often require an additional shower, sink, and toilet capacity. Bathroom home additions offer the ability to expand your home while providing critical outlets along the way to ensure a comfortable lifestyle. For more information please see our tips for bathroom renovation blog.
  • Family Room Additions – A space that should not see compromised with family growth is a dedicated family room. Regardless of the purpose, bring everyone together in a beautiful space with the help of a custom family room addition.
  • Garage Additions – There are more than a handful of ways to create additional space in your home, the garage being an incredibly important one. Whether you’re in need of extra capacity for storage, lifestyle, fitness, or work, make the most of your garage square footage with a beautiful garage addition.

Our Approach To Toronto Home Additions

Every project begins with a detailed description, ensuring that we have a thorough idea of your space needs and an understanding of the problem we’re trying to solve. Once established, we’ll work to create a project plan that outlines the necessary work, costs, and all other associated costs.

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Assuming project acceptance, we’ll get started on the build of your Toronto home additions. This will include multiple rounds of work from expert contractors, but your input will be valued each step of the way. Following a painless build process, you’ll be ready to take back your newly constructed space and use it to its full potential.

It is common for a family to outgrow a home and thus need more living space. Whether the arrival of a new baby or the creation of a home office necessitates the increased space, the specialists at Aria Build will partner with you to create a custom living space designed with your unique living situation in primary focus.

Aria has spent several years crafting home additions for countless clients across the Greater Toronto Area. We take care of all of the technicalities, planning, and logistics to ensure a stress-free experience from design, and building to execution of your project all done under one roof. Using only the highest quality materials and sound building methods, we ensure that every job is state of the art with your satisfaction guaranteed. Regardless of your project size or budget, we have a solution to address your space issues and home additions in Toronto to make living comfortable again. Whether you’re looking to learn more about the custom home addition space, looking to better understand our team and project approach, or would like to dive into a custom home addition project of your own, contact us – our team is ready to help.

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FAQs

Where do I look for qualified home addition contractors?

When looking for a qualified contractor to partner with for home additions, we recommend going through the following checklist: 

– Ask around for referrals
– Interview a pool of candidates 
– Look at the contractor’s credentials
– Check references
– Find out their business experience and management style
– Get your contract in writing

What should I expect during the home addition building phase?

Once construction begins for your home addition, your contractor will:

1. Establish the foundation and complete dirt work
2. Complete the demolition of the interior and framing
3. Start mechanical work for plumbing, HVAC, and electrical
4. Complete exterior work, including siding, roofing, or decking
5. Install the insulation and drywall
6. Paint the walls and ceilings
7. Complete tile work and install flooring
8. Install cabinets and add interior trim
9. Add the final finishes

How much does a home addition cost?

The cost of home addition will differ depending on the following factors:

– Size and scope 
– Labor and permits
– Materials
– Geographic Location
– Building up vs. building out
– Site preparation, excavation, demolition
– Architectural services
– Contractor services
– Cleanup

Typically, the average renovation costs between $90 to $200 per square foot. For example, a 20 x 20 sq ft family room may cost roughly $50,000  whereas a 12 x 12 sq ft bedroom may cost $17,000. Your project manager will help you put together an affordable budget that reflects the look and seamless feel you want from your new home addition.

Additional costs and considerations include insulation, roof framing, siding and trimming, drywalling for ceilings and walls, doors and windows, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, flooring, and landscaping.

What steps should I take if I’m planning a home addition?

A home addition can be a daunting task to shoulder. To make the process easier, try following these steps when going forth: 

1. Plan your key objectives
2. Set a budget with financial leverage
3. Design your new space with function in mind
4. Identify property lines and available space
5. Acknowledge potential inconveniences to neighbors
6. Hire the right construction team

Will putting an addition on my house add value to my home?

Yes! Any home addition will undoubtedly add significant value to your house.

Does a home addition require a permit?

According to the Building Code Act, any construction and/or demolition of a new building, addition, or material alteration requires a building permit. So yes, a home addition does in fact require a permit.

How long does it take to do a home addition?

The time it takes to complete a home addition generally takes anywhere between 2 and 18 weeks depending on the size and scope of the project. For instance, 

– Kitchen home addition takes approx. 5-7 weeks
– Bathroom home addition takes approx. 2-4 weeks
– Master Bedroom and Ensuite home addition takes approx. 4-6 weeks
– 2-Story Rear home addition takes approx. 12-18 weeks

Do I need to move out during a home addition?

You do not have to move out during a home addition. However, depending on the impact of the remodel, you may find relocating, for the time being, is best for you.

Are there any limits for home additions?

There are no limits for home additions. The only factor that would restrict what you may or may not add to your home is because of law limitations. Bylaws may limit the size of a home addition by imposing setback requirements in the front, side, and rear yards, and by controlling maximum height.