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Old 01-12-2020, 08:42 PM
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I had a 16x20 room addition and 12x20 golf cart garage added last summer. I agree with Notgolfer that each job’s costs can differ significantly. I am extremely satisfied with the quality of my job and the price paid. I used Melton Construction of Fruitland Park. Everyone told me to expect construction to take 6 months. I had to wait about a month to get Melton but they started right after Memorial Day and finished by July 10. I strongly recommend that you get a quote from Melton to help you with your decision. Darryl Melton is honest and may be able to make suggestions on design that will help you keep your costs down. Good luck!!
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Old 01-12-2020, 09:20 PM
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We had an addition added 1.5 years ago. The cost was ~$92 per square foot. Based on this, you could figure somewere in the $27-30 thousand range.
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Old 01-13-2020, 06:34 AM
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Wow.............Huge ranges on the thread.


I see the national average was posted (good reference point).

"You know" TV will be higher than the national average.




I would budget $200 per SF.
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Old 01-13-2020, 11:57 AM
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Thank you all for your replies.
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Old 01-13-2020, 11:49 PM
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I had 640 SF added onto my house which included a den, third bedroom with full bath, new roof on whole 1830 SF home and a 2 cart golf cart garage. The cost was 56k but the contractor complained that he underbid it. I wouldn’t know but that’s what I paid. That comes out to $88.00 a SF.
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Old 01-13-2020, 11:56 PM
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I’d say you’re looking at $39,600.
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Old 01-14-2020, 03:51 PM
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At least 25,000
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Old 01-19-2020, 01:20 PM
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I got estimates running from $20K up to $43K just to widen my garage by 4' (total around 96sq ft) so what anyone tells you is pretty meaningless until you get real estimates. The "big guys" are pretty independent and have too much work so they will blast you with crazy estimates. figuring either "money is no object" or "I don't give a sh1t if they don't take my bid". My $43K estimate was from T&D who wouldn't even put it in writing the $20K was from a local guy who got the job and all was fine but he has since had health issues so I couldn't recommend him at this time. There were 2 other estimates, one for $32K and another for $25K (and he said "the price could vary up to 10% as we start working.") I found that quite humorous.
I paid (2 years ago) $40k to expand garage 350 sq ft
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