While traditional methods mean moving out, added housing costs, weather delays, and risk to your home's interior;
"Another Story" eliminates these challenges for a seamless renovation.
Our innovative Another Story method is cost effective compared to outdated traditional approach to adding a second story.
No- Move Method
Another Story doubles the useable square of your home without limiting access to your existing first floor.
Eliminate unknown construction delays typical of the outdated second story installation process.
Our step-by-step process reduces the risk of damage to the existing interior of your home.
We understand the importance of visualizing changes to your home. That's why we've curated a gallery of transformations for you. Our before-and-after pictures showcase the dramatic and beautiful changes a second story can bring. Dive into our gallery to witness the potential transformation of your home.
Financial considerations are paramount when planning home improvements. At Another Story, we believe in transparent pricing. While costs can vary based on specific requirements, we provide a detailed cost breakdown to ensure you understand every aspect of the investment. For a tailored estimate specific to your home, feel free to book a call with us.
Adding a second story is more than just expanding space; it's about enhancing your home's value, functionality, and aesthetics. Many homeowners find the investment worthwhile, not only for the immediate benefits but also for the long-term value it adds to the property. We're here to help you weigh the pros and cons and determine if a second story aligns with your goals and vision.
Traditional methods of adding a second story often involve significant disruption, including removing the roof. At Another Story, our innovative technique ensures a smoother and more efficient process, minimizing disruption and making the expansion process more seamless. Explore our method to discover the benefits and ease it brings to home expansion.
No moving required
No disruption to commutes
Less risk to possessions
At "Another Story", collaboration is at the heart of our approach. We work closely with homeowners from the outset, ensuring that the architectural plans, both exterior and interior designs, align perfectly with their vision.
Our team engages in detailed consultations, understanding individual preferences, needs, and aspirations. By integrating feedback and refining designs, we ensure that every element is tailored to the homeowner's satisfaction before commencing construction on the second story.
This meticulous process guarantees that the final result is not just an addition, but a seamless extension of the homeowner's dream.
What it's like to work with us
The first step in the process is to sign up for a free 15 minute “ask the expert” phone call. During this call we will get to know you and ask a series of questions to determine if your home is a good candidate based on several key factors.
We will get to know you and your family, the site and the goals you have for your home. This information helps us conceptualize the scope of work. From this, we will put together a high-level budget. This will allow you to fully understand the requirements and constraints moving forward. The Needs and options delivery includes the sketch and high level budget (a la carte components of your specific goals). This process is a paid service. The Needs and Options report is YOURS TO KEEP.
We work to understand what style of home best fits your personal preferences, neighborhood and the scale of the homes around you (context, vernacular, style, colors/materials).
We will further refine the design of your second-story addition and amenities.
Receive estimates for construction from local construction teams. Meet with pre-vetted Contactor’s. Discuss cost and value.
Visit with your local mortgage brokers to see if a pre-appraised construction loan can work for you. Evaluate financing options and get preapproval.
Construction drawings in accordance with local covenants to ensure compliance with all codes.
Construction happens during business hours. No breach of first floor during this phase.
Installation of stairway. This phase entails some dust entering the main floor, but cleaning crews are scheduled at your convenience.
Click on the link below to download your free
of charge Home Self-Assessment
In case you are still undecided about what you want to do with your house, let us explain what we mean. To get your free copy of our home assessment checklist, there is no charge whatsoever! Alternatively, you can skip right to the "ask the expert" call. That’s right! In order to make this process as simple as possible, let's break it down into steps:
Click the button below to get a free home assessment checklist
Free “ask the expert” phone call where we listen and take notes.
If you want us to inspect your home, we show up at your door.
Following an inspection, we determine whether your home is suitable for a second story addition or if additional work is needed and inform you accordingly.
If you decide to proceed with our services, then we will do the rest for you.
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