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As a leading real estate data company, Kukun has detailed data on virtually every home in America. We use this data about your home’s size, bedrooms, bathrooms, location, value, and more, to create a highly accurate cost estimate of the renovations you want to do.

Plus, we show you the ROI on your renovation and options for saving money or making more luxurious selections.

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Great room addition, expansion and remodel costs

Would you like to add,expand or remodel your Great Room ?

Remodeling an existing space Expanding an existing room Adding new square footage to the house
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Cost to remodel a great room

On average, your great room remodel cost can range from $46,700 to $112,300, depending on the size of the renovated space and your area of residence, among other factors.

Your complete great room cost takes into account a number of factors, including the total square footage of the space, the scope of renovation, the cost of materials, your zip code, local labor costs and the finishing details.

To give you a general idea, check out the table below for an estimate of how the cost varies according to city and project size.

City Size of Project Average Estimated Cost (USD)
Birmingham, Alabama Small
Des Moines, Iowa Small
San Francisco, California Small

Great rooms are a utilitarian space in your house that joins together all the functions of several rooms, such as the living room, family room, study and game room. It often comes with a high ceiling and gets its name from the great halls of ancient times.

A well-planned great room gives a home a luxurious feel. If you don't already have a great room in your home, you might want to consider adding one to your property. And if you do have one already, you must know that a great deal of activity goes on there. In any case, a great room remodel is a wonderful idea.

Whether you change its appearance, move the walls to add extra square footage, or simply change the floor plan, paint and furniture, a renovated great room increases both the looks and value of your house in the home-buying market.

Once you make the commitment to remodel your great room, you need to know how much of an investment you require for this home renovation.

A great room estimate helps you effectively manage milestones and costs.

Acquiring a free estimate will help you create a realistic budget and get you quality work at a fair price. It's also the best way to ensure that you don't stumble across any unwelcome surprises during the execution of your project.

Getting an estimate through Kukun's great room cost estimator is easy. Just follow the steps below to get your confidential address-based estimate in minutes!

1. Enter the type of remodeling you desire:

  • Addition:
    Adding new square footage to the house, whether that's adding more space to a single story house/apartment or to the second story - if your remodel requires any new foundation, this is your option.
  • Renovation:
    Remodeling the great room without any change to the walls.
  • Expansion:
    Expanding the existing area by moving walls within or outside the perimeter of the house

2. Select the size of your space:

  • Small: 324 Sq.ft
  • Medium: 500 Sq.ft
  • Large: 800 Sq.ft
  • Custom: Enter the room dimensions if none of the above sizes apply

3. Choose the scope of your renovation project from the three options below:

  • Cosmetic Changes:
    Give your personal ray-soaking space a facelift. Ideal if you are selling your home. Cosmetic changes to the great room renovation includes new flooring, light fixtures and a fresh coat of paint. This option does not include new electrical, cabinets, doors, sunscreen, etc. NO permit required.
  • Typical Renovation:
    Ideal if you are just changing the interior. A Typical Renovation great room remodel includes mostly new electrical, HVAC, insulation, drywall, texture, paint, flooring, trimwork (baseboards, door casings, etc.), new finishing fixtures and hardware. No guarantees against cloudy days. Permit required.
  • Down to the Studs:
    Ideal if you are stripping walls or want to change plumbing and electrical. A Down to the Studs great room renovation includes new, spruced-up versions of the Typical Renovation-level items. New doors and windows along with custom materials, longer lead times and stretched job timelines create a space where you (and your guests) will enjoy catching some rays. Permit required.

4.Choose the level of finish you want from the three options below:

  • Budget-friendly:
    Budget friendly is an economical finish level and gives you the feeling you get when you step into a newly built home.
  • Mid-range:
    Mid range finish level is higher end and includes higher quality materials and more personalized options like recessed lighting, higher end appliances, etc.
  • High-end:
    Materials are high end and customized to the owner's taste. Every material will be differentiated and may take a little longer to put together, but the finished product is amazing.

5. Enter your property details

Enter the full address to get ROI /recoup value of your house or just give the zipcode to get only the renovation cost estimate.

And there you go! The estimate and recoup for your great room remodel is ready!

With this estimate, you can analyze your finance options or hire a professional to get started on the work in your common area right away.

We also offer options for finding professional remodeling contractors in your neighborhood. You can explore each contractor's profile, check out their online reviews, view all their previous permits, and then ask about them in your vicinity.

It's very important that you properly plan your renovation. Here are some tips to make the process go smoothly:

  • Set a realistic home remodeling budget. Always include leeway for some surprise costs. Experts advise adding 20% extra to your existing budget.
  • Check your local building code for all permit requirements.
  • Visualize how a particular layout will look in your home. We advise considering a floating space plan.
  • Design a coordinated look for your great room.
  • Consider investing in decorative molding.
  • Select suitable doors and windows, and the right flooring.
  • Invest in stylish and functional lighting.
  • Work with expert contractors.
  • Be sure to get a written warranty or guarantee from them.
  • The written contract should detail the complete schedule, deadlines for milestones and payment process.
  • Maintain your timeline in order to manage a seamless great room renovation job.

Make sure that you plan ahead and don't leave anything pending. Once your home improvement project starts, you'll be happy that you can avoid hassles and issues because you took our advice!

We answer every question you may have. This feature equips you with everything you need to know about home renovations

Now you are ready to start your home renovation project

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