The length of time to complete a second-story addition will vary depending on the complexity of the project and the materials used. Generally, the project can take anywhere from six months to a year or more. This includes the designing, planning and construction phases. However, it is imperative to work with a reliable contractor to ensure that the addition is completed in a timely manner.
The design phase for a second-story addition typically takes between two to four weeks. Depending on the complexity of the project and the materials used. This phase is what puts the plans into motion. Once the design phase has been finalized you can now enter in the planning phase.
The planning phase of a second-story addition typically takes between two to four months, depending on the scope of the project and how complex it is. This phase involves the preparation of the space, obtaining the necessary permits and approvals, ordering materials, and scheduling workers. Once the planning phase is completed, the construction phase can begin.
The construction phase of a second-story addition can take anywhere from four to eight months, depending on how complex the build is and the materials used. During this phase, the walls and structure of the addition are built and the roof is installed. The interior and exterior walls are finished, and the electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems are installed. Once the construction phase is completed, the finishing touches such as painting and landscaping can begin. The painting duration of a second-story addition typically takes on to two weeks.
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Adding a second story to your home is no easy task. It takes intricate planning, permits, licenses, the gathering of quality materials, and a quality crew. Luckily, Cavalier Builders, Inc. can help you! Our team is highly-skilled and extremely efficient in second-story additions. Call Cavalier Builders, Inc. today for a free estimate and get started on creating the home of your dreams!