Whether homeowners are expecting a new family member or just want extra space, many opt to add additions to their homes to fit their growing needs. However, great home additions require great attention to detail and craftsmanship to ensure that whatever expansion planned will blend in seamlessly with the rest of the home. Finding the right contractor to do the job well is imperative to make sure that everything goes smoothly.
If you’re looking to build an addition to your home, we’ve gathered a list of the best home addition contractors in Austin, Texas. This list was arranged based on the contractors’ experience in the business, the quality and complexity of their projects, and their recognition in the field.
RisherMartin Fine Homes
3904 Medical Parkway Suite A, Austin, TX 78756
RisherMartin Fine Homes is an award-winning custom home builder that has worked in Austin’s most prestigious neighborhoods. Named the Custom Builder of the Year back in 2018 by the Texas Association of Builders, RisherMartin Fine Homes delivers its promise when it comes to providing a highly integrated and proactive approach when it comes to building. The firm provides comprehensive pre-construction services that give clients a realistic overview of the project from design through construction. A visual guide to project planning in this phase allows them to reduce uncertainty and minimize risk before the project even begins. Throughout construction, clients can also expect a smooth flow of information and open collaboration among the parties involved as the team utilizes a completely paperless, cloud-based platform in order to decrease errors and delays while maximizing productivity. This also allows an opportunity to engage in accurate, honest communication among clients and partners that has earned it a strong reputation for being a great builder that delivers on time and within budget.
For its home remodeling and addition work, it has been recognized with various awards like the Grand Award for Whole House Renovation from Remodeling Magazine Design Awards and the One-of-a-Kind Custom Home Silver Award from NAHB Best in American Living Award among many other prestigious recognitions. Featured above is an example of the company’s award-winning work which won the 2016 NARI Regional COTY Award for Best Entire Home Renovation/Addition in the $750K – $1M category. The project was done for clients with four children living in a cramped home before deciding to upgrade. The team at RisherMartin Fine Homes worked closely with the architect to create this contemporary house that could accommodate the entire family more comfortably.
David Wilkes Builders
5450 Bee Caves Suite 4B, Austin, TX 78746
David Wilkes Builders is a widely recognized and well-established contractor that provides a meticulous level of craft in each of its custom projects, many of which have been showered with numerous awards and recognitions from different bodies and print publications. Its projects are known for their distinct designs as the firm is known to collaborate with some of Austin’s best architects and interior designers to create classic and contemporary homes. With its great work in building many of Austin’s stunning houses, it comes as no surprise that David Wilkes Builders has garnered several awards throughout its 22 years in the business. A few of these awards come from its great work in home additions, like the 2015 Residential Addition $100,000 to $250,000 and Residential Addition Over $250,000 from the Regional CotY Awards, and the 2014 Residential Addition $100,000 to $250,000 and Residential Addition Over $250,000 from the Austin NARI CotY Awards.
The Brykerwoods project featured above is just one example of its stunning award-winning work. The homeowners wanted to update their house with a fresh contemporary design fit for their busy lifestyle. The team at David Wilkes Builders kept the white wall color consistent throughout the house to give the home its clean, uncluttered look. This was spiced up with some sleek, custom wood cabinetry in the kitchen, topped with quartz countertops, aqua tile backsplash, and even a cozy nook at the right of the kitchen to give the folks some space to do work. This project won the 2013 Max Awards, Best Remodeled Project Under 200k, Best Kitchen Remodel Under 75K, the 2013 NARI Awards Kitchen Remodel ‘Contractor of the Year’ (National), Addition ‘Contractor of the Year’ (Regional), and the Kitchen Remodel ‘Contractor of the Year’ (Regional).
402 Corral Lane, Austin, TX 78745
For 64 years, CG&S Design-Build has been providing Austin with top-notch home renovation services all with its in-house team of talented architects, construction team, and interior design specialists. The company is a family business operated by three generations of the Guerrero family, with each generation being raised on the trades of carpentry and bookkeeping, preparing them to provide clients with a great, tailored service. Some of these projects have been recognized with awards like the 2016 National Winner of the Residential Addition in the $100,000 to $250,000 category from NARI and the 2016 CotY Award for Residential Addition Over $250,000 from NARI Regional. The firm itself has also been praised with the 2019 Contactor of the Year award as well as the Guildmaster Award Winner from 2016-2017 and again from 2019 to 2021.
One of its more recent works shows the same building and design prowess that’s been honed throughout the years. The Tarrytown Addition featured above is a stunning transitional addition project in Austin. It gives us a glimpse of the home’s stunning design, with its lovely dark wood floor contrasted by clean white walls that make for a clutter-free environment.
8410 Anderson Mill Rd., Austin, TX 78729
Founded in 2001, Realty Restoration is an award-winning remodeling firm known for its acclaimed work on renovation and expansions. It specializes in the design+build process and provides the highest quality of craftsmanship through its comprehensive renovation solutions that are within budget and on time.
The firm is currently led by David Davison, MCR, CKBR, along with Christopher Davison, AIA. David is a Master Electrician and Master Certified Remodeler that has certified superior knowledge in remodeling as defined by the standards of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). He has over 30 years of experience working in the construction and remodeling industry and has served on several boards. Meanwhile, Christopher joined in January 2009 and is a registered architect in Texas with rich experience in designing not just high-end homes but also hospitals and condo projects. With such a strong team, Realty Restoration has earned itself several awards for its great work like the 2020 National Award: Best Residential Kitchen Remodel in the $60,001 to $100,000 category from NARI, the 2020 Regional Contractor of the Year Award: Best Entire House over $1 million, the 2020 Regional Contractor of the Year Award: Best Addition over $250k from Austin NARI, and the 2020 Regional Contractor of the Year Award: Best Residential Kitchen over $150,000 from Austin NARI.
A glimpse of the company’s stellar work is in The Deepwoods Drive project pictured above, which was featured on the 2019 Austin NARI Tour of Remodeled Homes. The home boasts a wonderful new layout with a transitional farmhouse motif and was originally a 1970 square foot ranch house with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, with closed-off rooms and low slung ceilings. Realty Restoration did its magic and removed walls that divided the public spaces and created a small dining nook, a nice closed-off kitchen, and an adorable breakfast area. Since the old layout hardly gave the owners a “suite”, Realty Restoration also designed a new wing of the house with a private master suite, an office/multi-purpose room, and a centrally located powder room. The result of this entire remodel and addition is a 2870 square foot home with 5 bedrooms, 3-½ baths, plus an office space.
400 Broade Way, Leander, TX 78641
Serving the Austin area since 1996, Tier-1 Group is an award-winning builder that works with highly skilled professionals to provide clients top-tier service. Through the years, the company has built a strong reputation for its great customer service and construction quality.
It understands that making changes to your home is a big investment, which is why the team offers a clear line of communication throughout the process, all while making sure that the client makes informed decisions. Tier-1 Group has always tried to meet the client needs and make sure all requirements are understood and even exceeded. For its excellent work on additions, it has received awards such as the 2015 Star Awards Best Addition in the Less than $50,000 category from the Texas Association of Builders, and Tier-1 was also named the 2015 Regional Winner in the Addition under $100,000 category, and the 2014 Regional Winner in the Addition $100,000-$250,000 category, both from the Chrysalis Award. Alongside these awards, Tier-1 was also given various other awards in recognition of its building prowess when it came to renovations and remodeling.
Pictured above is an example of its great work in making beautiful home additions. This contemporary master suite addition in Austin showcases a trendy bedroom design riddled with gorgeous wooden details. This master suite has access to its own small patio, and a large master bathroom that’s also decorated with matching wooden elements which give this entire master suite its earthy contemporary look.
Camelot Custom Homes
12400 Hwy. 71 West Suite 350-404, Austin, TX 78738
As a full-service custom home builder and remodeling company, Camelot Custom Homes provides close contact with architects, clients, and vendors to make sure every detail of the project is coherent and works seamlessly together. To begin its process, the firm establishes a relationship with its client and gets a feel of the project to help both parties visualize the final outcome. No matter the style of the client, the company has a lot of connections with various architects that have designed homes in styles ranging from traditional to contemporary to full-on English castles. Throughout the building process, clients can expect weekly meetings and walk-throughs to make sure everything is up to standard and running smoothly. For the great work that it puts into all of its projects, it has been awarded accolades like the 2018 Contractor of the Year from Austin NARI CotY, along with several other awards for its entire home remodeling projects, both in the regional and national categories of the NARI CotY.
Featured above is the Brady Lane Remodel, the winner of the 2018 National and Regional Contractor of the Year Award for the Entire House Remodel $500k – $750k NARI category. The home was originally a 1961 A.D. Stenger-designed home located in Rollingwood. Camelot Custom Homes worked with Architects Clayton Korte in order to renovate the place into a more updated home, with more living space, a pool, more bedrooms, and an overall lighter environment.
Avenue B Design Build
824 W 10th St., Austin, TX 78701
Avenue B Design Build has been building wonderful homes in Austin’s great neighborhoods since its inception in 2009. With its in-depth expertise in remodeling and additions, it seeks to revitalize homes and turn them into timeless structures that fulfill the needs of modern families. The firm prides itself in the strong relationships it forges with clients and industry professionals that allow it the expertise needed to unlock the value in sites and making client and investor visions a reality.
Avenue B Design Build partners with well-established architects and designers to create a better flow when it comes to conceptualizing the design of a new home while helping the client make informed decisions throughout the project. For its great work in restoring Austin’s neighborhoods, it has been awarded recognitions like the 2019 Design Award from Professional Remodeler, as well as the 2018 Master Design Award for Historic Renovation from Qualified Remodeler, the 2018 Residential Historical Renovation/Restoration $250,000 and Over, the 2017 Residential Interior $75,000 to $150,000 both from Austin NARI CotY Awards. It has also been recognized with the 2016 Residential Historical Renovation/Restoration $250,000 and Over from the Regional NARI CotY Awards.
Many of the company’s work on expansions has been awarded a similar flood of recognitions, like the West 32nd Street project featured above. For this project, Avenue B worked on construction, remodeling, and additions on a quaint 1,200-square-foot cottage. The result of the process was a gorgeous and functional 3,400-square-foot home with five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and lovely office space. It won the 2014 Whole House Remodel COTY Award, the 2016 People’s Choice Award, and the 2016 Pro Remodeler Award, and was even featured on the 2016 Tour of Remodeled Homes.
7000 North Mopac Suite 200, Austin, TX 78731
Austin Impression is a design-build firm that designs for conscious living. It invests time and care when it comes to practicing great design, expert craftsmanship, and an overall good customer experience, no matter the size or style of the project.
Austin Impressions believes that good design is the result of the perfect intersection of beauty, function, and economy, and it strives to fulfill just that in its practice. With every project, it can help clients increase the home’s investment value, provide sustainable and environmentally friendly building practices, and give clients professional advice when it comes to realizing the full potential of their property. With its exceptional service, it has built long-term relationships as proven by how 80% of Austin Impressions’ business comes from repeat customers and referrals. It has also been recognized with awards like 2017 Best Residential Addition in the $100,000 to $250,000 category and the Entire House $500,000 to $750,000 category from Austin NARI CotY, among many other awards for its work on renovations and remodeling.
Featured above is Austin Impressions’ stylish contemporary Midtown Addition project. The original 2,000-square-foot home was opened up to a new floorplan that was not only functional but also increased the daily life of the homeowners. The new home now has a lovely master suite with his-and-her walk-in closets, a spacious master bath that mimicked the lovely modern bedroom, and a new guest bedroom and bath. The addition matched the original home’s modern boxy style with its slanting roofline and a natural cedar finish that opened up the ceiling and allowed more natural light to pour in through the high windows.
A.R. Lucas Construction
211 East Alpine Road Suite 600, Austin, TX 78704
For the last 12 years, A.R. Lucas Construction has been providing Austin with environmentally sustainable renovation and building processes to create great green homes that will last for generations. The company has experience in every phase of the construction process, from design to finish carpentry and custom millwork, all of which is done in-house.
Many of its clients return to the company over the years because of the wonderful service A.R. Lucas Construction provides. It is a firm that’s committed to clear and frequent communication, full transparency, hands-on project management, and quality craftsmanship. All this is done while the team consciously works within the budget while keeping things up to standard. One example of that is this Avenue H project featured above. It is a full remodel/addition to a traditional Hyde Park bungalow that reused many of the home’s original features to create something new. For example, the office featured above has the original longleaf pine hardwood floors on both the floor and ceiling to create an earthy texture to this lovely office. For detailing, the area was designed in the traditional craftsman style. This same caliber of care and detailing can be seen throughout the house with its custom cabinetry and design.
824 W. 10th. St. Suite 100, Austin, TX 78701
Hartel Homes is a home remodeling company that delivers powerful results worth every penny. The company is a respected general contractor that has a solid reputation and guarantees a good experience for your home remodeling needs. Whether it is a kitchen/bathroom transformation, changing your home’s design or layout, adding in new spaces, and improving energy efficiency, Hartel Homes can deliver.
It’s dedicated to meeting homeowner needs to make the building process as stress-free and rewarding as possible for all parties involved. You can expect professionalism in every aspect of the job as the team provides you with a one-of-a-kind living space that’s tailored for you and your needs. One example of that is this Clarksville Addition project featured above. This calming, contemporary home is riddled with unique details that add up to create a truly stylish home. The wooden ceiling details and the lovely custom grey and white backsplash in the kitchen brings out the color accents throughout the home for a mix of style and comfort.
3402 Lakeside Drive, Austin, TX 78723
Remodel Boutique is a women-owned company made up of a hardworking team of professionals who work together to develop exactly what you want in your home or business. It practices an easy and collaborative design + build process and is especially focused on vintage-inspired designs.
The firm proves all facets of custom home remodeling, including the design process, permitting, the actual construction, and the completion of the project. It does all this with the help of cloud-based project management software so that the client can be kept in the loop as much as possible. This nice touch into the customer service is done in order to ensure that your home truly reflects who you are while saving time and money. One example of that is this project featured above, located in a quaint neighborhood in Austin. Remodel Boutique built this lovely mid century modern home from a low-slung 1968 ranch house in Northwest Hills. This is the firm’s largest remodeling client yet and the product is vibrant with creativity, characteristic of the firm’s work.
16505 Westview Trail, Austin, TX 78737
With over 40 years of custom home building carpentry and construction industry experience, SkyWest Builders has built itself to become a nationally recognized expert with an exceptional track record when it comes to remodeling and building custom homes from the ground up. The firm has served Austin with great craftsmanship and unparalleled expertise which comes with years of hard work. It is also a certified green home builder, and with SkyWest, it guarantees high quality and efficient remodels, additions, and home building projects that are environmentally sustainable based on the standards of the Austin Energy Green Building Program. Being a Certified Green Professional, Certified Remodeler, and Certified Aging-in-Place company, it helps homeowners achieve better energy efficiency and good indoor air quality within the client’s budget.
One example of the company’s home addition work is this Exposition Addition and Porch in Austin — in collaboration with Designer Donna Osborn. Pictured above is the project’s adorable craftsman patio that gives the homeowners access to their inviting yard.
108 Chicon Street, Austin, TX 78702
Alchemy Builders provides everything you need in homebuilding under one room, whether it is full-service home remodels, renovations, or building a new home from the ground up. It offers clients services like design support, preliminary budgeting, resource and logistics planning, scope management, project scheduling, administration, and management, to help make the entire building process hassle-free.
The company was founded in 2014 out of a passion for great craftsmanship and teamwork. As a custom home builder and remodeling company, it is committed to creating beautiful spaces that work. Alchemy Builders’ principal, Taylor Jackson, works closely with the clients, design professionals, and contractors to bring principal-level attention to each project and in order to create a cohesive team perfect for the client’s needs. This firm has a particular taste for more challenging creative projects and was even part of the team that created a 3-D Printed home that could potentially transform homelessness around the world.
It has a particular knack for building modern homes, as featured above in the firm’s completed 34th Street addition project. This cozy bedroom is part of a modern addition that sports flawless, clean lines around a neat one-story home.
3736 Bee Caves Rd. Ste. 1-127, West Lake Hills, TX 78746
Canyon Construction is a general contractor that specializes in all kinds of residential renovation. Whether it is a small bathroom remodel or large home addition, it provides the highest quality of workmanship and accommodating service for a fair price.
One example of that is this transitional gut renovation and addition project featured above. The goal was to transform a once outdated home into one that had more and better-utilized space. The team at Canyon Construction took the property all the way down and later added 900 square feet to the existing property. The team then transformed the kitchen and living room by taking out the back wall to create a more open space, and later installed brand new drywall and flooring throughout the new contemporary-style home.
317 West 3rd. St., Austin, TX 78701
Captex Construction is the go-to in Austin when it comes to luxury residential construction and remodeling. As a residential builder, the company has now built hundreds of great modern luxury homes in the area.
It was founded by Austin native Danny Spears who grew up in the construction industry and has now managed the building of various projects of varying sizes like 200-unit condos, 8,000-square-foot single-family residences, hotel projects, a causeway span, and commercial stairwells. In 2008, he also co-founded Greenlight energy Services with two partners, focusing on energy-efficient lighting and wiring in commercial buildings and industrial facilities.
This same high-level attention to details can be seen in the Westlake Remodel + Addition project featured above. This gorgeous remodel in the Lost Creek Neighborhood was created after the original house was taken down to the studs. The project could not have been possible without the outstanding design and project management skills of Alice Arterberry of Arterberry Cooke Architecture. Every part of this house is custom-made, from the added master suite and massive master dressing room to the beautiful open kitchen pictured above, resulting in this beautiful classic home.