Second Story Additions

Have you ever thought of increasing the size of your home? Is a small lot size or the desire to maintain your yard keeping you from moving forward?

If you live in Washington D.C., its Maryland suburbs or Northern Virginia, Ideal Construction & Remodeling can help you choose the best solution for your home. We’re a McLean-based design-build firm that constructs beautiful and practical second-story additions. Building upward instead of outward lets you get the extra room you need without infringing on your outdoor space.

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5 Reasons to Consider a Second-Story Addition

Adding a second story to your home offers numerous advantages, including:

  1. Maximum space potential: While a horizontal addition may work well if you wish to add another room or two to your home, building another floor gives you more room to expand. You can double the size of the living area, making it feel like you’re moving into a brand-new home.
  2. No need to relocate: Do you love your neighborhood? A second-story addition provides the extra space you need, and you can stay in the home you’ve already made so many memories in.
  3. Keep your yard intact: The backyard is a sanctuary for many families. Adding a second story ensures you can still enjoy your outdoor living area. You’ll have plenty of room for barbecues, games, family gatherings and that swimming pool you’ve always wanted.
  4. Cost-efficiency: It’s often more cost-effective to add another floor than to build an addition. There’s no digging or foundation work involved, and the permitting process is more straightforward and less burdensome.
  5. Higher resale value: Adding another floor can dramatically increase your property’s value and market price if you decide to sell. Your home will also be more appealing to larger families or homebuyers who want more space.

How Does Our Process Work?

Because we’re a design-build firm, Ideal Construction & Remodeling can manage every phase of your second-story addition project. We’ll be your sole contact source from beginning to end, ensuring accountability and providing more peace of mind.

Our process steps include:

  • In-home consultation: We’ll come to your home at a convenient time to discuss your goals, take measurements and gather other essential information. This initial consultation is free!
  • Planning: Our in-house team will collaborate with you to plan your new addition. Working directly with you ensures we create a functional design that transforms your vision into reality.
  • Construction: We’ll begin the building phase after you approve the plan. We’ll start by acquiring the essential permits and creating a detailed production schedule. We’ll then initiate the physical construction under the supervision of an on-site project manager, treating your property with respect throughout the process.
  • Completion: We’ll wrap up the job by walking through the area with you to ensure the work meets your specifications. We want you to be completely satisfied with your new addition.

Take the Next Step — Contact Ideal Construction & Remodeling Today

Learn more about the many advantages of building a second-story addition. Contact the home renovation professionals at Ideal Construction & Remodeling to schedule a convenient consultation. Call us at 703-241-1411 or submit our online contact form today.

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