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How much does it cost to add on a room to a house?

The average room or house addition costs $86 to $208 per square foot, with most homeowners spending between $22,500 and $74,000. Adding a 20x20 family room costs $48,000 on average, while adding a 12x12 bedroom costs about $17,300.

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Herein, how much does it cost to add on a room?

The national average cost of a room addition ranges from $10,000-$80,000. Your room addition project cost will depend on the number of square feet, material and construction costs, and repair work required on the existing structure to complete the add-on.

Secondly, how much does it cost to add 1000 square feet to a house? Room Addition Cost Per Square Foot

Square Footage of Room Average Total Cost
400 $32,000-$80,000
500 $40,000-$100,000
600 $48,000-$120,000
1,000 $80,000-$200,000

Beside above, is it cheaper to add on or build up?

According to HomeAdvisor, the average cost for building additions is between $80 to $200 per square foot without regard to whether it is up or out. While it is usually cheaper to build up than out, that's just the actual construction expense. Costs also vary depending on exactly what the contractor must do.

How can I add a cheap room to my house?

Cheapest Way to Add a Room to House

  1. Finish Basement. One of the least expensive ways to add a room to your home is to finish off existing space.
  2. Convert Attic. A similar project to finishing a basement, converting an attic is another inexpensive way to add a room to your home.
  3. Finish Garage.
  4. Add a Sunroom.

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