Find a home addition contractors in Charlotte, NC

Find home addition contractors in Charlotte, NC

Find home addition contractors in Charlotte, NC

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Find home addition contractors in Charlotte, NC

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Top 10 home addition contractors in Charlotte, NC

Homeowners agree: these pros are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Rand Street Professional Builders Inc.

Rand Street Professional Builders Inc.

New on HomeGuide
20+ years in business
Serves Charlotte, NC
A potential customer should hire who they are comfortable with that has a proven track record of completing projects that are similar or that exceed the project they are working on. We price our projects so that we have enough funds to complete the project in a quality manner. In addition we have been License by the State of North Carolina as a General Contractor
RF Roofing & Siding Inc

RF Roofing & Siding Inc

3 hires on HomeGuide
14+ years in business
Serves Charlotte, NC
R B. says, "We're grateful for your excellent review! Please give us a call if there's ever anything you need. -Ellen Kahler, Owner" Read more
Walters Renovations LLC

Walters Renovations LLC

Offers online services
13 hires on HomeGuide
5+ years in business
Serves Charlotte, NC
Carol C. says, "Steve was very prompt to answer the call for this project. He was very professional and friendly and willing to work with you without frustration. He was very polite did a beautiful job quick and cleaned up after the job was done. After discussion the original job was not feasible for what I wanted it to do he gave great suggestions came up with a really good solution we are going forward with that. He installed a new gas line to the house and hooked up my inside gas fireplace." Read more
Odyssey Custom Homes & Renovations

Odyssey Custom Homes & Renovations

Offers online services
1 hire on HomeGuide
25+ years in business
Serves Charlotte, NC
Andrea M. says, "My house had been worked on for 2 years by a contractor who was a conman and thief who took advantage of me living out of state. After I finally fired him, I found Jeff. He made several visits to my house with his drywaller, electrician, plumber and even talked to inspectors and told me the hard truths about what I was facing. My previous contractor was unlicensed which I didnt find out until Jeff showed me where to get that information and all the work (I use the term loosely) had to be redone because of no permits or inspections. The relief I felt in working with someone so professional and knowledgeable cant be measured. Jeff guided us through the process of starting over. He has an amazing team and he informed us of every step we needed to take. Let me just say that the only reason he took this mess on is because of his kindness. No one would take this job. He has endless energy and an uncompromising work ethic. I highly recommend Jeff and his team." Read more
Just In Time Solutions LLC

Just In Time Solutions LLC

Offers online services
12 hires on HomeGuide
16+ years in business
Serves Charlotte, NC
John J C. says, "Sara, Justin and their crew were a pleasure to have around our home. Our job was a relatively simple one – simply to mulch an area of about 2000 ft.². I’m interested in seeing how they will perform with more technical type carpentry work. They showed up on time, did what they said they were going to do, were polite and professional. " Read more
Abel Industries

Abel Industries

New on HomeGuide
17+ years in business
Serves Charlotte, NC
Building your home should be a fun and exciting experience. Our goal is to deliver a quality product on budget and on time!

Your home addition questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

What is a home addition?

A home addition is a new structure added to an existing home. Home additions create more living space, accommodate a growing family, and improve the home’s overall value.

A home addition can be completed by making a single room bigger or adding an entirely new room or second story to the home. A more affordable home addition option is to convert an existing garage, basement, or attic into a more functional and comfortable living space.

Does a home addition increase property value?

A well-built home addition can increase property value. The increase in square footage adds value, especially if the addition includes functional and well-designed living spaces. An addition that adds an extra bedroom, bathroom, or larger kitchen can make the home more appealing to potential buyers.

How can I finance a home addition?

You have various financing options for a home addition, such as:

  • Home equity loans – These bank loans allow you to borrow a lump sum by using your home equity as collateral.
  • Home equity line of credit (HELOC) – Unlike a lump sum, this revolving credit line enables you to borrow against your home equity as needed.
  • Cash-out refinances – By refinancing your mortgage for an amount exceeding your current balance, the lender provides the surplus in cash, which can be used for home improvements.
  • Personal loans – Unsecured and without collateral, personal loans have higher interest rates, determined by your creditworthiness and loan approval.
  • Credit cards – Consider using a low-interest-rate credit card for smaller home additions, ensuring prompt repayment.

How can I save on a home addition?

Consider the following recommendations to reduce the expenses associated with a home addition:

  • Opt for a straightforward design with minimal features to keep costs down.
  • Construct the smallest addition that satisfies your requirements and complies with local regulations.
  • Explore the option of repurposing existing spaces, such as basements, garages, or attics, which is generally more affordable than building a new structure.
  • Do basic tasks like painting and interior finishing on your own to cut down on professional labor expenses.
  • Select budget-friendly building materials and finishes in more spaces, and splurge on a few items with the most impact.

How do I choose a home addition builder?

Follow these suggestions to get the best home addition contractor near you.

  • Seek estimates from several contractors for the same addition size and features, allowing for informed comparisons.
  • Evaluate the builder's reputation by checking recent reviews on HomeGuide and Google to assess their performance.
  • Request a site visit to see the contractor's construction methods and gauge their workmanship firsthand.
  • Choose a contractor with proven experience in the specific type of home addition you desire.
  • Protect yourself by requesting an itemized written contract that outlines the scope of work, specifications, and payment terms to prevent any misunderstandings.
  • Inquire about the contractor's preferred lenders to streamline the financing process and potentially secure better terms.
  • Exercise caution and avoid making large upfront payments. Never pay in full or in cash, as this could leave you vulnerable to potential issues.

What questions should I ask a home addition contractor?

Here are some helpful questions to ask a home addition contractor:

  • How many years have you been specializing in home addition projects?
  • How many home additions have you successfully completed within the past year?
  • Do you provide design services to help create a floor plan for the home addition?
  • Can you provide me with a list of references from previous clients, along with their contact information, so I can gather feedback on your work?
  • Do you have a portfolio showcasing your past home addition projects that I can review?
  • Are there any recent home addition projects I can visit to see the quality of your workmanship firsthand?
  • Are you fully licensed, insured, and bonded to protect me from any potential liabilities?
  • Can you advise me on the most suitable locations for building an addition to my home?
  • Can you provide me with a detailed cost estimate for the home addition project?
  • Are there any cost-effective strategies we can consider to reduce the overall expense of the project?
  • Can you provide a realistic timeline for completing the home addition project?
  • Who will be my designated project coordinator responsible for overseeing the project's progress?
  • Do you employ your own experienced crew, or do you subcontract the work to other contractors?

Reviews for Charlotte home addition contractors

Recent success stories from people in the Charlotte area.
Atoyia M.
Richard, came out and gave free estimates, and wasted no time, ready to work. Great quality. His crew was early, and worked nonstop.Cleaned up, everything. I would highly recommend this company.
RF Roofing & Siding Inc
Pete C.
Mr. Walters was honest and forthright, fair in his pricing. He installed about 160 feet of wooden privacy fence in my backyard and was diligent about overcoming obstacles like trees and tree stumps that might have impeded the project. He knows his tools and knows his product and is skilled at what he does.
Walters Renovations LLC
Dana V.
Jeff is a great guy to work with. He's very communicative and detailed. You will always know the timeline for your project and he will update you if anything changes to that timeline. We chose to have our project completed during COVID when the costs of all materials skyrocketed but Jeff kept us informed and did his best to still keep the project on budget. Jeff hires only the best subcontractors to do the work needed. He's able to hire the best because he has great working relationships with the best. Jeff works tirelessly from quoting the project to seeing it through to the very end. We are very pleased with the final outcome of our poolside pavilion. I am the owner of an architectural design/drafting house, and I have worked with Mr. Francis on numerous occasions over the last 6 years. Mr. Francis is a reputable builder and we have built a great working relationship with Odyssey solely based on his integrity, and his passion for construction. Mr. Francis has always respected the design process and has gone above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that clients we have worked together with are completely satisfied with the job from start to finish. His clientele that we have encountered have always been proud of the service that he brings to their projects and have been more than happy to employ his services in the future. Whenever Mr. Francis calls, I make sure that I or someone on my design team makes themselves available to him. He has been a valuable resource to refer to in the design process. He has also made himself available to me and my team, even if it is not a project he is directly associated with. Mr. Francis is the professional you want to hire to get the job done!
Odyssey Custom Homes & Renovations
Britt N.
Justin and Sarah took the time to ensure everything was done right - will be using them for future projects.
Just In Time Solutions LLC
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