Understanding Room Additions

Room Addition Tips San Diego Contractor

This kind of remodeling job can range dramatically in scale. Knocking down an interior wall to extend a room is one example. But adding a bedroom, sunroom, game room or another completely new space onto a home fits the description as well. So hopefully you’ll find these room addition tips valuable.


So then, how should you build your room addition? For example, if you have a single story house, do you build outward or up into a second story?

Often the question you must answer is what makes more sense both feasibly and financially. In most scenarios, homeowners find it more cost effective and practical to add room additions on the same level rather than build a second story. This especially makes good sense if you have enough land to accommodate the addition.

Room additions are an incredible strategy to freshen up and modify the layout of your residence.


Before we begin, we need to thoroughly inspect your home’s foundation to ensure it can support room additions. This is especially important if we are building a second story.

Depending on the type of construction, certain concrete footing and foundation enhancement might be necessary. A second story addition may need additional foundation and/or footings since what is typical for a single-story home may not be substantial enough for a second story.

Raising the Roof


When we build a second story addition we begin by removing your roof over the construction area. But having a portion of your roof dismantled for a period time increases your vulnerability to weather, including rain, heat and wind.

The project requires expert control and will take significant time and skillful labor. So if you decide to add a story, you must hire a very experienced San Diego remodeling contractor who has done a project of this complexity. HK Construction has over 25 years experience with this type of room addition remodeling.

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We’re very easy to work with and upfront about everything, including all the steps involved in a home remodeling project. After meeting with us you’ll have all the facts about adding bedrooms that you need. So you’ll have clear information for making some big decisions.


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