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Old 02-24-2010, 03:26 PM   #1
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Hi Everyone,
My wife and I are interested in adding a porch to our house. We've contacted a local builder and had them price it out. The dimensions are 6 x 28; so about 168 square feet. The price we got is about $4500.00. This includes the roof, steps... We are in central NY and was just wondering if that sounds about right?

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In my area, that number would be what you would expect from a non-licensed/insured hack. But, pricing is different in every are due to permitting, insurance requirements, local codes, and material prices. I have to pay $140 per yard for concrete here and just about an hour away it is $70 per yard. To be sure, you will need to consider getting quotes from a few licensed/insured builders in your area.

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We've contacted a local builder and had them price it out.
Ayuh,... They're probably Non-union,... That sounds pretty reasonable....
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This site is geared towards DIY, not cost estimates
Prices vary widely by area & the specific job
Get several local estimates & check references
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