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Second Story Home Addition

Action Builders specializes in second story home additions for families who love their homes but find them lacking space and functionality.

Second Story Home Addition in Pittsburgh

Timeline: 3 – 6 months

Space Increase: Can double the sq ft of house

Renovations: Kitchen & living room/dining room, take over the existing bedrooms for additional living space since new bedrooms are upstairs.

Home Addition Design Challenges

Over time, many homeowners find that their beloved home no longer serves all of their needs. However, moving isn’t always the best option. At Action Builders, we help transform your existing home into a more functional space with design solutions like a second story home addition.

Most of our clients who choose this option find they lack living space upstairs and could use a:

  • Master suite
  • Spare bedroom
  • Extra bathroom
  • Storage or closet space

We understand this decision can be daunting, but we make the home addition process easy. Our home addition experts work with you every step of the way. With Action Builders, you will enjoy:

  • Easy communication
  • Simple design and build process
  • Quality work
  • Fast timeline
  • A home renovation you’ll love!

Home Addition Renovation Solutions

You can double the size of your home by adding a spacious, modern second story to it. A second story delivers the comfort you need to enjoy life. Action Builders has helped hundreds of homeowners expand their homes with second story additions.

Here are some steps we take to create the expansion you crave:

  • Remove the Roof – We remove the existing roof of a Ranch or Cape Cod house and reframe a full second story addition to add bedrooms or bathrooms, or expand an existing bedroom.
  • Situate the Stairs – We plan the location of the stairs—the most common is over the existing stairs to the basement.
  • Create the Perfect Layout on Your Home’s Main Floor – Often, homeowners take this opportunity to deal with any layout issues on their home’s main floor in addition to creating a spacious second story for their beloved home. Most homeowners desire an inviting open concept living space, four spacious bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and one half bathroom.
  • Watch Your Dreams Become Reality – The Action Builders team removes your current roof and frames your second story addition quickly. We wait for a few days of good weather and either put a double or triple framing crew on your project, or frame your second story’s walls off-site and bring in a crane to set them in place.
  • Double Your Square Footage – Once your second story addition is under your roof, we finish it at a standard construction pace. In approximately six months, you get to enjoy your new double-sized home!

Whether you need more space for overnight guests or your growing family, a second story addition is a great design solution for any home. Action Builders excels at incorporating your addition into your existing home to create a flawless aesthetic and improved function. We work within your budget to create a structurally sound design that complements your home and gives you the added space you desire.

If your home is lacking space and functionality, schedule a free consultation with Action Builders. We will help you stay in your beloved home and make it work for you again with the perfect home addition.

The Benefits of Hiring a Design-Build Company

Wondering if it’s better to hire a Design-Build Company or an architect? Action Builders follows the Design-Build model, and here’s how that benefits your home addition project.

1 | Budget-Friendly Design

Create a beautiful space that works within your budget and lifestyle needs.

2 | Sound Structural Design

Integrate the style of your home in your addition while retaining sound structure.

3 | Streamlined Process

From design drawings through construction, keep everyone on the same page.

4 | Save Time & Money

Avoid redesigning by keeping your designer, engineer, and contractor all in one place.

5 | High-Quality Craftsmanship

Have the freedom to make changes as needed so your new space fits your lifestyle.

6 | 5-Year Workmanship Warranty!

Confidently backing our services, we offer a 5-Year Workmanship Warranty that stands unmatched by any competitor.