Second Storey Additions

Second Storey additions are typically the most cost effective way to extend your home maximising the floor area without losing any precious backyard space.

You can choose to either match and blend the design and style to suit the architecture of the existing dwelling or Update and modernize the appearance of the house for added street appeal.

Update Renovate are the leading specialists in second storey extensions in Brisbane having designed and built more than 100 since 1988.

Otherwise Known as

  • Second Storey Addition
  • Insert
  • Pop Top
  • Extra Level Extension
  • Second Level Extension


  • Cost effective
  • No need to move out, saving on relocation fees and temporary accommodation. (in most cases)
  • Increase the bedrooms, living areas and value of your property
  • No loss of back yard/ land area
  • Gain city or local views (subject to property)
  • Bedrooms on the second storey provide options to remove walls and create open plan living on the existing level.
  • Match or modernize the architectural design of the house.
  • Minimal disruption
  • On average a second story takes 12 Weeks from start to completion (Subject to design)

Typical extensions

  • Parents Suite – Master bedroom, ensuite, walk in wardrobe & rumpus space (50-60m2)
  • Two bedroom, one main bathroom and retreat/ rumpus space (60-70m2)
  • Three bedroom, one main bathroom and retreat/ rumpus space (70-80m2)
  • Master bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and ensuite, Two kids bedrooms, one main bathroom and retreat/ rumpus space (90-100m2).
  • Every extension is custom designed to suit your existing house, lifestyle requirements and budget.
Wakerley exterior post renovation


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