Are you planning to add on to your house but aren’t sure how much you’ll need to spend? Setting a realistic budget will help you ensure that your addition includes all the features you want. Although costs vary depending on the type of addition, we’ve provided some information that will help you determine a rough estimate of your Pittsburgh remodeling costs.
Upscale Master Bathroom Addition
Is your current master bathroom cramped or outdated? Bathrooms, now a key selling point, were once almost afterthoughts. Although people certainly needed them, they didn’t necessarily want to spend much time in them. Today, bathrooms in new homes have become more luxurious, but it often takes building an addition to an existing home to get the space you want.
According to the 2020 Cost vs. Value Report, Pittsburgh area homeowners paid an average of $89,916 for a master bathroom addition. For that price, you can expect a 100-square-foot bathroom, ceramic tile floors, two sinks in a stone countertop and custom base and wall cabinets. Upscale bathrooms include freestanding showers with body spray fixtures, soaking tubs and a one-piece toilet in its own compartment.
Upscale Master Bedroom Addition
Master bedroom suite additions average $277,581. You’ll get a 32-by-20-foot addition that offers plenty of room for your master bedroom and bathroom. The suite will feature all of the bathroom options mentioned above plus separate sitting and sleeping areas, custom bookcases, a gas fireplace with stone hearth, a large walk-in closet and a 5-foot-long hospitality center complete with undercounter refrigerator, bar sink and microwave.
Upscale Deck Addition
You can expect to spend $19,347 for a composite deck addition, according to the report. Your new 16-by-20-foot deck will include two levels, a built-in bench and planter and lighting. Upscale decks are designed to blend in with your home’s architecture and not look as if they were tacked on at a later date.
2020 Cost vs. Value Report: https://s3.amazonaws.com/HW_Assets/CVV_Assets/2020/Consumer/pittsburghpa.pdf