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The Best Home Addition Contractors in Charlotte, North Carolina

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With its mixed suburban atmosphere, the neighborhoods of Charlotte, North Carolina are known for their rustic contemporary styles, very characteristic of the vibrant community it’s a part of. As the bustling center of the Charlotte metropolitan area, it comes as no surprise that plenty of families and professionals choose to plant their roots in this charming city. 

As time goes on and as families grow, the need for larger spaces is also on the rise. If you’re looking to make an addition to your home, we’ve gathered a list of the best home addition contractors in Charlotte, North Carolina. This list was curated based on the contractors’ years of experience, the quality and complexity of their projects, and of course, their recognition in the field.

Alair Homes Charlotte

3926 Miriam Drive, Charlotte, NC 28205

For 24 years, Alair Homes’ award-winning Charlotte team has been working with the city’s most trusted local design professionals and trade partners in order to provide high-quality, tailor-fit building solutions to its clients. Its Charlotte team alone has been recognized with awards like the 2021 HBA of Charlotte Mame Award for Best Remodel, the 2020 and 2019 NARI Contractor of the Year Award, and the 2015 Connie Brown Preservation Award among some other recognitions throughout the years for its excellent work in the area of creating stunning outdoor living spaces, custom builds, and kitchen and bath remodels.

Building with the esteemed Alair Homes means that you won’t have to worry too much about the tedious tasks yourself. The company provides a professional, top-notch project management service that is sure to make things much easier for the homeowner. With the team’s professional oversight, Alair Homes guarantees that it will stick with you from inception to completion, all while maintaining absolute transparency to make sure that everything is delivered on time and within budget.

One great example of one of its home addition projects in the area is the Coniston Transitional Addition & Renovation project featured below. Don Duffy Architecture created a stunning design for the Alair Homes team to execute. For this project, the team added a new family room and an outdoor living area to the side of the existing home. The result was this timeless room with gorgeous windows opening the home to a flood of natural light. 

Guthmann Construction

10720 Carmel Commons Boulevard, #300, Charlotte, NC 28226

For 29 years, Guthmann Construction has been providing the homeowners of the greater Charlotte area with exceptional residential design-build services and tailor-fit renovation services. Its exceptional work has won the firm numerous NHBA Contractor of the Year and Excellence in Remodeling Awards since 2001 from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). It’s a highly trusted contractor in the area with a collection of 5-star reviews over the decades and its seven People’s Choice Awards from the Southern Living Home Show. Not only that, but it’s also a member of the Charlotte Better Business Bureau and has consistently ranked among Charlotte Business Journal’s Top 25 Remodelers since 2003.

An example of its work on additions is its project with the Providence Springs Residence. Here, the team split a great room into 2 floors and transformed the lower level into an upgraded family room and the top room into a bonus playroom for the kids. The team also refreshed the residence’s kitchen, turned the laundry room into a mudroom, and added a new laundry room and linen closet. The entire project resulted in a very inviting, cohesive transitional home with tons of new space for the family’s growing needs.

ReVision Design/Remodeling

325-C Arlington Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28203

Since 2005, ReVision Design/Remodeling has been reimagining the way people build homes by creating beautiful and functional spaces perfect for the entire family. It has established a 5-step streamlined design/build remodeling process that begins and ends with customer satisfaction in mind. The team takes special care to learn about your goals and the specifics of the project site to deliver the correct selections for your home. 

This level of care for its customers has not gone unnoticed as evidenced by the great number of 5-star reviews the company has gotten for its honest and good work. It’s also been awarded the Contractor of the Year for six years by the NARI Charlotte Chapter and its projects have received recognitions like the Crystal Choice Award, KBDN Bronze Winner, Chrysalis Award, and the MAME Silver Award. 

Photo by Joel Lassiter of Lassiter Photography

This renowned handiwork from ReVision shines bright in the Two-Story Primary Suite Addition project featured here. For this, the team added a two-story home addition to a historic 1930s historic brick colonial house in The Plaza. The team added a bedroom suite, laundry room, mudroom and family room, all tied together with a neutral palette of cream, white, charcoal, and navy that gave this home its charming touch.

Paul Kowalski Builders

416 Crompton Street, Charlotte, NC 28273 

Named as part of the 2018 Charlotte Business Journal Fast 50, Paul Kowalski Builders has been delivering a great design-build experience to homeowners of Charlotte for more than 14 years now. Its talented team of industry professionals delivers a type of service that is marked by transparent communication, thorough planning, and detailed documentation. Moreover, the team strives to keep the process straightforward and easy in order to minimize headaches along the way while making sure that a quality residential upgrade is provided. 

The team begins its process with a Design Agreement that allows the team to learn more about your needs and project goals to produce a high-quality design centered around what would make life easier for you and your family moving forward. A perfect example of the fruit of this process is the 2nd story addition project featured below. Here, the team added 1,100 square feet to the second story that included spacious new bedrooms, pristine bathrooms, and a neat home office. The team also took the time to remodel the first floor to better match the new contemporary feel of the entire house.

Hopedale Builders

925 Magnolia Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28203

Since 1997, the skilled craftsmen at Hopedale Builders have been delivering a fresh perspective to residential projects in Charlotte. For over 20 years, it has established itself as an industry leader in the city with its exceptional customer service and sharp attention to detail — both of which are fundamental in any renovation or home addition project. Hopedale also strives to make the entire process easy and affordable without sacrificing quality. 

This commitment to quality has landed the company several awards for its projects in the area. Within the last few years alone, it has received recognition for its projects that cement the company’s ability to provide a top-notch design that is within budget and on time. Most recently, it won the 2020 NARI Kitchens in the 100-150k category, and in 2019, it received the NARI CotY Award for both Best Residential Kitchen Under $30,000 and the Best Residential Historical Renovation Under $250,000. 

One example of its big renovation and addition projects that display Hopedale’s master craftsmanship is this Historic Dilworth Home Renovation featured below. The team added a third-floor addition to the existing house and renovated the rest to upgrade the home into a stunning new traditional house with more room to relax.

Benham Builders

7925 Kieldon Court, Charlotte, NC 28277

With 38 years of experience under its belt, Benham Builders is one of the most experienced contractors in the area. Since it relocated to Charlotte in 1995, it’s completed plenty of custom homes and renovations for homeowners in the area.  The firm’s owner, Jim Benham, has experience in a wide array of trades all pointing towards construction. Apart from establishing Benham Builders, he’s also the president of J. Ford Benham and Associates, a custom furniture design and renovation company in Chicago. He is also the VP of Construction for American Invsco, the president of Maryland Patterson Company, and the president of The Benham Group. 

With such a rich leadership, homeowners can rely on the fact that projects built with Benham Builders are entrusted into experienced hands. One example of this firm’s work is this kitchen remodel project with a dining room addition. For this project, Benham Builders created a stunning transitional kitchen outfitted with high-quality finishes that match well with the dining room’s rustic atmosphere.

DPS Construction

4412 Monroe Road, Suite A, Charlotte, NC 28205

DPS Construction is a family owned-and-operated business founded in 2007 that carries a combined experience spanning more than 60 years. It is an award-winning contractor that has received seven recognitions from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), including the coveted Contractor of the Year award and the Hope Award. for its excellent work in building and reshaping homes.

Apart from these recognitions, the firm is also an active member of the community in Charlotte, accredited with the NAHB, NARI, Habitat for Humanity, Home Builders Association of Charlotte, and the North Carolina Home Builders Association, on top of being an A+ business according to the Better Business Bureau of Charlotte. One example of its work in the area is this sunroom addition in South Charlotte. This thoughtful addition to this cozy home takes full advantage of the area’s lovely climate with its stunning large windows and spacious outdoor patio area, perfect for entertaining guests or just relaxing under the sun in the comfort of your own home.

Craftsmen Construction Company

4745 Silabert Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28205

Craftsmen Construction Company has been building and renovating homes since 1951. For over 70 years, it has been building neighborhoods in Charlotte, earning it a great reputation for high-quality renovations and additions. It is also certified with the Home Builders Association of Charlotte, NARI, and is one of North Carolina’s Leed Renovation Firms that can safely work on houses that were built before 1978 that might have hazardous lead paint in them. 

Craftsmen Construction Company has an established reputation for being a responsible and detailed builder in the area, and its expertise shines in this Royden Kitchen Remodel project in Charlotte. This new timeless kitchen addition blends in well with the entire home’s traditional makeup, with its rustic white cabinetry and lovely dark brown detailing.

TriSquare Builders

1906 East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC, 28203

TriSquare Builders is a seasoned contractor that has its roots in building additions and remodeling homes in the area. Today, 37 years later, its services now include design/build and constructing custom homes. Since its establishment in 1984, it has now grown to become one of the largest remodeling companies in South Charlotte, especially with the lasting working relationships it forms during the construction process. 

Photo by Alexander South NC

A stunning example of its work in the area is this room addition on Ravencliff Drive in collaboration with Craig Cox Architecture for the architectural design of the project. This contemporary entertainment space boasts sleek cream-colored finishes that match perfectly with the wooden accents around the room. With its large sliding doors on two sides of the room, it also has access to the outdoor entertainment area where the pool, outdoor grill, and mini-golf areas create space where the family can relax and have fun.

RCB Construction Management

4300 Sharon Road, Charlotte, NC 28211

RCB Construction Management is an up-and-coming construction firm that is founded on principles that assure that homeowners building with them can enjoy peace of mind, during and after the process. It knows that making home additions is not an easy task. It’s a big investment in having a more comfortable living space for the family’s growing needs. With that, it strives to always provide a customer-first approach, with clear and transparent communication. 

When it comes to making room additions, RCB creates spacious master suites, cozy sunrooms, attic rooms, and basements. One example of its addition projects in Charlotte is this sunroom featured below. This is a trendy addition to this classic colonial home but still manages to blend right in with the style of its windows and the detailing.


  • Brooke Adams

    Brooke is a Deputy Editor at Charlotte Architects with around five years of professional experience as a writer and editor in the construction and home improvement space. Her expertise covers a wide range of topics including addition construction, home remodeling, and landscape design. Brooke has a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, and she also brings extensive experience as a project manager for a top construction firm, overseeing multi-million dollar projects. Additionally, she is certified in LEED and OSHA safety standards.  Expertise: Addition Construction, Home Remodeling, Landscape Design  Key Highlights: Over 5 years of experience writing and editing in the construction space, Deputy Editor at Charlotte Architects Education: Syracuse University, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering; Certificates in Public Relations and Social Media