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Fairfax, VA 22031 703.543.6929

Addition Design Build Contractor

Serving Northern Virginia, Fairfax, Arlington, Alexandria and Washington, DC

Addition Design Build Contractor Northern Virginia

Addition Design Build Contractor Northern Virginia is Phoenix Home Services. As a company we can design build  you a fantastic addition project to expand your current home. Phoenix Home Services is a class A contractor, licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia  the RBC certificate. We are also licensed in the District of Columbia, through the DCRA to construct additions in DC. We will also have available copies and links to all of the documentation that allows us to conduct business as a General Contractor in Virginia and Washington DC. We can also provide you with any additional information related to our company including insurance information. Building an addition to your home not only adds living space, but tremendous resell value to your home through additional square footage it adds. Choosing the best addition contractor is a difficult decision. One reason you may want to consider Phoenix home Services to design and construct your addition to your home, is because we are a highly acclaimed builder who has years of experience in constructing home additions. We have a A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, and have the all important both workmen compensation insurance and $3,000,000 and general liability insurance. Our warranties and guarantees, are some of the best in the area. And we employ some of the best masons, framers, plumbers, HVAC contractors, electricians, drywall and paint experts, along with all of the other trades that are necessary to take your addition dreams to reality. We cordially invite you to contact us regarding your interest in building a new addition. When you schedule a free consultation with Phoenix you will meet with one of our qualified addition designers.

 

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Designing Your Addition

Designing your addition is as much of an art as it is in science. One of the first steps in building a new addition is a feasibility analysis of your project. There are so many factors that go into designing the perfect additional living space we call in addition. Some of the considerations you need to consider for your new addition might include what is my budget, what are my needs, and what are my wants. When you come up with what we call a wish list for your addition it’s probably time to call in one of our well trained addition designers to give you a free consultation on your new addition to your Northern Virginia or Washington DC home. In designing in addition, there are probably many things that you never thought of such as does my existing electrical panel have enough power to handle the additional living space of in addition. To the zoning requirements in my neighborhood allow me to build type addition that I want? That’s why you need a specialist, a expert designer that knows the ins and outs of building a stress-free addition for your home. With this initial visit by one of our designers, which is a free consultation, we will look at your wish list. Then decipher what your needs are and is it feasible to incorporate some of the wants you would like to have. All of this equation boils down to the amount of.. Money you’re willing to invest into the project. Great care must be made in investing in doing a addition, if your only planning on staying in the home for a few short years spending a large amount of money may or may not be worth it in the long run. Many neighborhoods in Washington DC, and Northern Virginia can accommodate fairly substantial amounts of money invested in new addition based upon the neighborhood you live in. You need to look at building a addition to your home as an investment, that return hundred percent at sale, yet during the same period of time can enjoy the additional livings it provides. During your initial meeting we will listen to your ideas and be prepared to offer suggestions related to improving your property. We can discuss general information related to your project including topics such as current design trends, timelines, budgets, permits, architecture, and engineering. The contract to build your new addition is very important, this is the backbone of not only what the specifications of your addition, a time frame in which addition will be complete, and all terms and conditions clearly spelled out in layman’s terms. You need full disclosure of exactly the materials that are the used, unforeseen conditions, change orders, construction procedures, and building inspection management. Phoenix Home Services brings to the table a well seasoned team of professionals that will produce a outstanding product, the right people, and a procedure that is time tested to create outstanding results.

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Types Of Additions Phoenix Home Services Builds

We can design and build many different types of addition projects including new garages, carports, sun rooms, family rooms, kitchen additions, In-law suite additions and second story additions. Oftentimes will additions over existing garages create a master bedroom addition. The open floor plan addition quite popular in older homes because of the added square footage, and incorporating a kitchen in this type of project has a extremely high resale profitability margin. In law suites additions have become popular because of the aging population of the baby boomer generation. Many homeowners would like to move their elderly parents into their home, but need additional space to accommodate their parents. One of our most popular addition projects is a garage, many homes built in northern Virginia and DC were built without garages or carports. Adding a garage your home affords for extra storage space, and a resting place for your car. Garage and carport additions traditionally have a very high resell value, and in the addition of the additional storage space one may want to create a workspace for Hobby or home improvement projects. In addition we can also build outdoor pavilions, new homes, and storage sheds. Our designers, are first-class and have the ability take your dreams to reality.

Engineered  Permits For Your Addition

Now that you have determined the design for your new addition, we typically utilized an engineer to drawings of the plans to acquire the necessary building permits. When building a addition in Northern Virginia or Washington DC, your plans must pass a variety of stipulations. The first consideration the District of Columbia or any county in Northern Virginia is going to look at on your addition is it zoning compliant. Meaning when building an addition there are setback requirements that must be legally compliant to current County or city codes. You can’t build your addition to close to your neighbor’s property, over a septic field, or to high. When your plans for your addition have passed zoning department of the county or city that you live in, it may be required that the scrutinized by the health department it you are on a septic field as opposed to public water. If your home resides in an area where you on public water and sewer you have no problems. But if you live in an area that utilizes well water and a septic field, the plans for new addition must pass the health department regulations to move on to the next permitting step. This step in the permit procurement is called site, they will see if your addition will disturb more than 2500 ft.² of land disruption or is in the Chesapeake Bay (RPA) preservation ordinance oversight. All new homes must comply with the 2012 energy conservation regulations. These regulations are designed so that additions and homes built in the all areas conform to the United States Department of Energy regulations. A energy calculations worksheet this put together for submittal to the counties or city you live in by Phoenix Home Services. These forms of utilize a algorithms that takes into consideration the addition’s windows , door, and skylight U-factor so the appropriate Windows doors and skylight can be design fit your addition. In addition the R-value of the ceiling, walls, floors are all taken in to consideration so that your new addition is. After you have passed a energy-efficient worksheet, your addition plans go to more extensive plan review. At this point the counties engineers will look over all of the code compliant designs as you have incorporated into your new home addition. These include electrical, plumbing, installation, framing, HVAC, and structural building considerations. All codes based on the The Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code ( USBC ) codes will be looked at to make sure that your new addition is a code compliant. Phoenix Home Services along with our engineers, designers, and architects will make sure that plans for new addition meet or exceed all local building codes. If all the zoning and compliance has been met the permit will move to the next step.   The last step in the permit process is logout, we pay for, and acquire, a legal permit to build your new addition.

Construction Management For Your Addition

Construction management for your addition project is one of the key elements to its successful completion. Our experienced staff as a time tested process that will guarantee a smooth build out of your addition. The 1st step in managing the installation of your addition is in the form of a series of preconstruction meetings. The 1st preconstruction meeting, will consist of a introduction to Phoenix’s team members that will be building your addition, meeting with you as the homeowner. During this initial consultation we will go over the fine details of your contract, to make sure that any items that we will be installing in your addition are not special order, any changes or alterations the contract you is like to make, a timeline of completion, and answer any questions you may have. Upon conclusion of this pre-construction meeting we will have a much better grasp of exactly any amendments, or special circumstances you may want to discuss about your upcoming addition installation. Once all of the outstanding questions and concerns have been addressed, we can start working towards putting together your material package create a seamless installation. The 2nd meeting that we will have with you is the final preconstruction meeting, at this time we will go over a special order items that we have obtained, have the final building permits, and start looking at site requirements you may have. The placard for your building permit be placed in the window of your home as required by the county you live in. The site requirements include, placing materials, timelines, location utilities, and any special requirements that you may want to express to Phoenix Home Services. At this point, we will also lay out the actual dimensions of your addition on the ground, so you can actually see the footprint of the new construction that will be part of your home. Sometimes this step is not necessary, if you are going to have a pop up addition built. Before any work to be done on your addition, we will be calling miss utilities get an active number, this ticket number will remain active throughout construction of your addition. Phoenix Home Services will manage the entire installation of your addition, including material procurement, scheduling and meeting County inspectors as needed. If there are any concerns, or questions during the construction process, your project superintendent will be glad to meet with you and discuss any concerns or questions you have during the job. Our aim is to keep you informed on the progress, and keep you happy as your addition project moves forward. As the addition it comes close to completion, the job superintendent will help you form a punch out list for any outstanding items, so that all of the details that were discussed in your original contract are completed to your satisfaction.

Where We Build Additions

If you live in the Fairfax, Arlington, Loudoun, Prince William County ,Washington DC, or Alexandria area, then we are the contractor that can get your addtion job over the finish line. We have built additions in many town including Annandale, Ashburn,  Aldie, Burke, Broadlands, Brambleton , Bristow, Dulles, Newington , Countryside, Centerville, Chantilly, Haymarket, Herndon, Gainesville, Reston, Mount Vernon, Mclean, Lorton, Lansdowne, Middleburg, Leesburg, Purcellville, Potomac Falls, Herndon, , Tysons Corner, Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, Manassas, Manassas Park, Dale City, Springfield, Sterling, Sterling Park, South Riding, Stone Ridge VA, Clifton, Fairfax, Reston, North Reston, Falls Church, Oakton, Fairfax City, Fairfax Station, Vienna, Oak Hill, Triangle, and Great Falls and Dulles VA. Stone Ridge, Lake Manassas , Manassas 20109, Middleburg 20118, Middleburg 20119 Catlett 20120 Centreville 20120 Sully Station 20121 Centreville 20122 Centreville 20124,Clifton 20128, Paeonian Springs 20130, Hillsboro 20132 Purcellville 20134 Hillsboro 20134 Purcellville 20136 Bristow 20137 Broad Run, 20138 Casanova 20140, Catharpin 20144 Ashburn 20147 Ashburn 20148 Arcola 20148 Ashburn 20148, Broadlands 20149 Ashburn 20151 Chantilly 20151 Fairfax 20152 Chantilly 20152 Fairfax 20152 South Riding 20153 Chantilly 20153 Fairfax 20155 20156 Gainesville 20158 Hamilton 20159 Hamilton 20160 Purcellville 20163 Dulles ,Potomac Falls 20165 Sterling 20166 Haymarket 20170 Herndon 20171 Herndon 20171 Oak Hill 20172 Herndon 20175 Leesburg 20176 Lansdowne 20176 Leesburg 20176 Lucketts 20177 Leesburg 20178 Leesburg 20180, Alexandria 20598 Arlington, District of Columbia includes neighborhoods such as Northwest DC, Northeast DC, Southeast DC, Southwest, Adams Morgan, Columbia Heights, Mount Pleasant, Downtown, Dupont Circle, Foggy Bottom, Georgetown, Logan Circle, West End, Cathedral Heights, Cleveland Park, Foxhall, Friendship Heights, Glover Park, Massachusetts Heights, Spring Valley, and Capitol Hill.

Award Winning Addition Contractor

We are proud to announce that we have been awarded the distinguished Angie’s List Super Service Award for Masonry for the past two years. We also take pride in our A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. Furthermore we can provide you with personal testimonials and references upon request. Our Credentials and Testimonials can also be found online. Please call us today to set up a Free Consultation and Estimate at 703-543-6929.