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We are looking to build up our undeveloped attic space (approx. 800 sq ft). Currently it is only rafters with access through a hole in the ceiling. Attic height is approximately 7 ft at peak and we believe slope is 45 degrees.
House was built in 1920 and is currently 2 stories (basement and 1st floor). We would like to add up to 3 bedroom and up to 2 washrooms - depending on cost and what is possible. Roof shingles would need to be replaced in a few years but is currently in acceptable condition.
List of work to be done :
- plans/design for new layout
- permits for work to be complete (if required)
- stairs leading to developed space
- dormers, replace remaining roof shingles
- framing for new rooms/drywall
- quote for finishing washrooms, but may not be included in project (we are considering doing that ourselves)
An attic of a duplex in kits has old/insufficient insulation and some "exposed wires". Access to attic is by a hatch and fold-down steps. Also, the roof may be as old as 1907 and needs to be assessed (from inside).
I'm also curious about:
- better insulating the walls/etc of the townhouse
- developing the attic
Thanks for any indication, or offer of a visit/estimate that you can provide.
The attic is not used as living space, entry is directly above where an old stair case went into the basement, that opening is now closed and above is the entry to attic. we need a standard stair case installed into attic, flooring, drywall, small window or opening skylight'
This space will be used as a third bedroom so electical is needed and according to the last contractor all wiring is ready to go, however we would not know if this is indeed the case, also a sink and tolit could be incorporated dependant on cost, at least a pedastol sink would be great......
older house (1960"s?) very large, corner lot, previous kitchen reno and addition on main floor. basement is more ground level than true basement but with low ceilings (6 and 1/2 ft?). currently basement is one bedroom suite and we would like to make it a three bedroom. kitchen on main was remodeled in late 80's and needs upgrade.
I have an existing carport that was built in the last 50 yrs, post and bean construction on a concrete pad, plate is bolted to the concrete wall.
It seems that hand man seems to have enclosed the carport in a hasty fashion! The roof has been leaking for some time, and the walls are flimsy and need to be replaced as well. There is some wood rot that would need to go!
The garage door is not working properly, and it would need to be replaced.
There will be electrical power available to the garage, but at present there are no fixtures or switches.
I have a roofer who will do a "torch on" roof when the carport/garage has be repaired and restored to proper form.
I am looking for a carpenter to repair and rebuild this structure.
November 23, 2011
Section 05100 - STRUCTURAL & MISCELLANEOUS STEEL
SCOPE OF WORK CLARIFICATION
Quotes will be due on Thursday December 15th, 2011
Please check all applicable items, fill in all requested information, scan and e-mail. This will become part of your Purchase Order / Contract in the event this work is awarded to your Company. Quotes will not be considered without this document.
Architectural drawings: C100 to C107,click here to D300, A100 to AS101, FV100 to FV502. Structural: S001 & S002, S100 to S401.
* This project requires double shift work and will commence on or about January 23rd, 2012 with completion FOR ALL TRADES TEN  weeks later. Adequate manpower & shift differential must be included in quotes. This includes expedited costs for all shop drawings.
* All necessary scaffolding required for this trade work is the responsibility of this trade. SAJO does not provide scaffolding assistance and will not monitor each subs use of their 's or anyone else's scaffold.
* SAJO supplies debris boxes for all trades at no cost to them however, SAJO is not in the habit of cleaning up after all trades and will be more than willing to assist BUT those costs will be shared / backcharged to all if you decide to let your tradesmen get complacent. Daily clean up preferred but cleaning up as debris accumulates every week must be carted out by this and each individual trade. Carts are not provided by SAJO.
* No additional costs will be paid to any sub-contractor without prior written submittal & approval by Sajo.
* All specifications must be followed with no exception unless approved by the SAJO Project Manager in writing. In the case where local codes are in conflict with the specifications, the more stringent of the two shall govern.
* PPE (personal protective equipment) is the responsibility of all Contractors working on this project.
* Sajo does not provide parking fee assistance.
* Refer to the "RESPONSIBILITY SCHEDULE" on drawing C105 for all trade related work.
* Shop drawings must be in IMPERIAL dimensions and NOT METRIC.
* Four samples (4" square or 4" long) of each type of material must be submitted promptly for approvals.
* Include any and all costs associated with the delivery and off loading of all steel at front entrance including but not limited to Street permits, Safety flagging, after or before Business hours site delivery, etc.
* Include all costs with final field verifications prior to shop fabrication. This will not be Sajo's responsibility.
Furnish & Install items:
[ ] Structural steel stairs inclusive of:
* Architectural and Structural drawing details.
* Temporary shoring at the existing beams .
* All necessary modifications to the existing beam ends to accpt the new sttel.
* all new steel beams, columns, base plates, anchor bolts & fasteners.
* New metal floor decking as indicated.
* Angles & plates at the slab edges.
* Stair truss system.
* Stair bent plate work.
* Perforated "McNichols" riser panels.
* Stair handrail system (tube steel, U channels, stainless steel handrails, anchors & fasteners - refer to the details on A604 to A608. See A501 also. Glazing will be by others.
* Stair handrail system at the Mezzanine level - see drawing A102.
* Refer to drawing C102 for the various types of steel materials.
[ ] Storefront steel plate & glazing stop frames. Refer to drawing A502.
[ ] Shoe storage fixture walls.
*Refer to drawing A609. Two required as shown & detailed along with the W5 x 16 outriggers for the bench seats (the seat is supplied by others).
* Include costs for two other bench seat outriggers with an added leg & base plate for mounting to the slab.
[ ] Include a clear matte sealer (see finish note on drawing C102) on all steel elements as scheduled. Shop applied.
[ ] Include an allowance for closing in three 4 ft. x 8 ft. roof openings with angle framing & metal decking.
Furnish / Deliver Only items:
[ ] 30 lf of 1/4" thick steel transition plate with countersunk holes. See detail C on A701.
[ ] Include an allowance to supply some "natural steel grid" material. See Drawing A205. Two 2 ft. x 6 ft. pieces and three 1'-6" x 3 ft. pcs. Installation by others.
1]. For the precast planks & stair treads. Refer to drawings A604 to A607. Price to include just the 2" OD steel pipes welded together in groups of three (a "set") as spaced out in detail 4 on A604. We will need 30 "sets" at 9 feet long and 4 "sets" at 10 feet long. Include delivery to some local Concrete Subcontrator within the Vancouver area. The Concrete Sub will take care of casting & cutting these to length.
STAIRS & RAILINGS: ___________________________________ (INCLUDING SHOP DRAWINGS)
STOREFRONT WINDOW FRAMES: ___________________________________ (INCLUDING SHOP DRAWINGS)
SHOE STORAGE FIXTURE WALLS: _____________
Should be getting the Builder permit soon, by Jan 19. Work starts right away! Contractors needed to bid on this project. Want quotes for the job, exact amount that we will be paying for the project no hidden fees or costs.
Experiences on Commercial Tenant Improvement is an asset (please provide portfolio or website). Must be able to meet deadline. Looking for someone that can finish the job in 7 weeks max.
Kitsilano area, Vancouver 750sq ft
Millwork, flooring (installation of wooden floor & tiles), t-bar ceiling, drywall, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, trenching & concrete.
Invitation To Bid
Drawings will be available on November 21st
QUOTES WILL BE DUE THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15th, 2011
Project Starting Date: JANUARY 23rd, 2012
Project Completion Date: MARCH 30th, 2012
This is a 8,500 sq. ft. Build Out
The scope of work will include the following trades (ALL TRADES MUST WORK DOUBLE SHIFT unless otherwise noted):
o Demolition (One week to complete along with SANDBLASTING during this time frame)
o Storefront Barricade work
o Structural & Miscellaneous steel - storefront, stair & misc. plate materials
c Concrete & Custom Precast
o Carpentry - rough & finish
o Roof cutting & patching (single shift)
o Doors, frames & hardware (supply)
o Glass & glazing including glass stair panels & sandblasted Storefront glazing
o Flooring - wood, tile, stone, VCT & carpet
o Fire Protection
o Plumbing (single shift)
o HVAC (expedited fabrication of the ductwork is necessary & double shift to install)
o Electrical (double shift necessary in order to complete ALL exposed conduit work & fixture install)
o Fire Alarm
renovation of existing office in Yaletown
demolition of all interior offices
create open plan with 3 smaller offices in glass
game room entranceway, no reception desk
upgrade kitchen/dining area
wire for up to 30 workstations
leave exposed brick and beam
repaint window frames and any remaining interior non-brick surfaces
include 2 medium fish tanks in entrance area
include ticker tape signage fixture
Information about our property:
60 years old 2100Sq/ft bungalow on 45 ft x 107ft lot surounded by 1m-1.5m retaining wall.
Things I want to do (and open to suggestions):
1 Redesign exterior of house and garage to modern design. (change doors if need be)
2 complete overhaul front yard and back yard (removal hedged and srubes; new grass)
3 new fance (wood)
I would like to repaint my 2bdrm condo in downtown vancouver and fix some of the mouldings that were not done properly by my previous painter. It was like throwing money away. He also tried to do a whitish pickling finish on my front door which looks terrible.
I also plan to upgrade my kitchen and 2 bathrooms and replace the tile in my entrance and sunroom/dining area later. I am looking for a company that is WCB certified and licensed. I can email photos to interested and qualified companies.
I have just bought a new(old condo)Its very dated and i would like to renovate it completely.It is a one bedroom 12x22 a bathroom 8x8 a kitchen 12x8 and the living room is 13x 22 i would like new kickboards throughout with tile floor in the bathroom and kitchen.I would want a crown moulding throughout.All other rooms to be hardwood.I also would like new kitchen cabinets as i dont think the ones in there are functionable or nice.I would do the finish painting.Please reply if you are interested.
We have just purchased a 1025 sq foot 15 years old condo in East Vancouver. The list of renovations:
remove floor tiles from living room (9'11"x12'10") and dining room (12'2"x12'5") and install laminate flooring
remove carpets from 2 bedrooms (8'x8'11" and 10'8"x16'3") and install laminate flooring (same as the living room and dinning room)
remove carpet from 16 stairs and install laminate floor on stairs
install new tiles in hallway (4'1-"x11'), kitchen, bathroom (5'x8'), 2 closest and storage (3'11"x4'5")
replace old bathtub, toilet and vanity with new tub, toilet and vanity
re-face the kitchen cabinets (kitchen size is 7'8"x8'1"), install new counter top and sink
install 12 pocket lights in the living room and kitchen ceilings
paint all walls and ceilings white
Can we get an estimate broken down into labor and material since we will be providing some material (flooring, paint, etc.) ourselves?
Urgent renovations: 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo 930 sq feet. Needs removal of laminate flooring and some carpet, with replacement using engineered hardwood through out. (needs strata approved soundproofing -cork) followed by baseboard installation. Ceilings need to be plastered through out, and install crown molding. Painting through out, one color. Repair/ removal of some drywall left over from a previously poorly done renovation, and the plastering of a small section of concrete wall from the same poorly done renovation.
Want replacement of all indoor doors, with wooden (stained) doors with 3 frosted glass panels. (2 are sliding doors to bathrooms, 2 for bedrooms, as well as complimentary doors to bedroom closets in each bedroom)
Secondary, if budget permits. Cosmetic renovations to kitchen (new doors, probable new stone counter top, renovation of small wall to kitchen entrance. Need ideas to renovate with limited budget. Also, renovations to bathroom cabinets and sinks.
Look for short project time. Last week of August, to mid September maximum? Two, three weeks?
Quality materials preferred over cheep cost, especially with hard wood floors.
Size is 14' x15' plus flooring in adjacent bath 4' x 6'. Work includes framing and dry walling a 54"x 36" wall.
Connect new plumbing lines from bathroom to sink/dishwasher in small kitchen area. Install provided sink and faucet.
Electrical wiring for provided combo oven and cost per as needed electrical outlets.
Install provided electric fireplace (heating and flame)
Install shadow box and electrical outlet for provided tv above fireplace
Install provided light in closet.
1000 sf condo in a mid-70's concrete building. It is empty, we're just buying it. We're looking to design an open, casual, industrial/loft type of space. We're not interested in high-end bling. We prefer a practical, liveable space.
The location is in the West End of Vancouver. The suite is on the 9th floor.
The house is located in Burnaby. Trying to get a rough estimate on how much it would cost to knock down and build up a new house that we are currently living in.
Looking to build up a house around 3 stories including basement around 2400 sqft.and a two car garage. Not looking for fancy material, maybe a granite counter top, some tile back splash, would like to push for hardwood flooring. 3 bedrooms 2.5 bathrooms for the main and upper floor. 2 bedroom with 2 bathrooms in the basement. currently do not have any prints drawn up.
Looking at roughly how much it cost.
I am seeking an experienced contractor to expand my existing crawl space in my 23 years old home into a legal two bedroom suite allowable by the City of Vancouver. However, the footprint coverage is over by 25 sf, so it needs to go to Board of Variance for approval prior to permit application with plans to be drawn for submitting to City of Vancouver. Also, the foundation may needs to be underpinned to accommodate the conversion. Only written quotation with references and WCB coverage operation will be considered.
Looking for renovation for my condo. Budget around $20K-$30K
1027 square feet. Located near Tinseltown.
Was tenanted so in below average shape.
Possession on Jan 3 2017. Looking to start renovation immediately after.
See pictures for layout and floorplan.
3D view of the unit here:click here wants:
- Repaint all walls and fix up walls
- Replace flooring with new laminate (prefer to use Golden Trim flooring). New baseboards.
- Replace tiles in washroom, kitchen and solarium
- Replace existing bedroom, closet and washroom doors.
- Washroom renovation: install/replace existing walk-in shower and bath tub, block off space, replace toilets (2), replace vanity and mirror (2), replace exhaust fan (5 - 3 others in other units in same building). Tile/stone on the walls.
- Change colour of kitchen cabinets (paint or reskin?)
- Replace kitchen sink / faucets / garbrator
- Swap appliances from different unit in building.
- New washer / dryer
- Replace existing window blinds with roller blinds
Optional wants (depending on budget):
- Kitchen cabinet upgrades / replacement
- Storage options
We have a ground level deck connecting the kitchen on one corner and living room on another: it has supports for a roof and we hope to enclose it with big windows and patio door, replace an existing twin set of patio doors to the living room with a telescoping sliding glass patio door, and levelling the floor to meet the kitchen and living room, and to retile the kitchen and new family room with a new heated tile floor.
Could you come by to review and give an estimate?
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