If you’re looking to add space and value to your home, a second-story addition is the way to go. While it can be hard to expand outward, building upward is comparatively manageable. Not only can it cost less than adding a new room, a second-story addition more easily integrates into the flow of your already-existing home.
Second-story additions can mean a variety of things. From renovating an attic to starting from scratch, you can get the square footage you’ve been dreaming of—and create more value in your home in the meantime. But because building up often means complying with housing and safety requirements, it’s best to talk to a contractor about how to get started. Browse through our photo gallery for inspiration, and get those creative home improvement ideas flowing.
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