Paul's Contracting

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We provide a full range of services for our clients, working with engineers as well as building, electrical and plumbing permits when required. Here are a few of our services: AUTO CAD drawings Custom design and building of additions from footings to finishing Custom design and build of basements Design and build new basement entran  read more...

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705-735-1458 |Website 496 Ferndale Dr., Barrie ON L4N 0S1

108 Customer Reviews

Rating of 4.7 / 5 from 108 Reviews

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Paul's Contracting began operations in 1996 and has received 108 reviews for an overall customer rating of 4.7. The average rating for businesses providing similar services in the Barrie area is 4.8. Write a review

Overall Rating Summary

Quality of Work Quality 4.9
Timeliness Timeliness 4.5
Cleanliness Cleanliness 4.8
Budget Budget 4.7
Communication Communication 4.6
Courteous Courteous 4.9

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Paul's Contracting has a TrustScore™ of 4.9. The average TrustScore™ for other businesses providing similar services in Barrie and the surrounding areas is 3.3. For detailed information on how TrustScore is calculated, click here.

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Company Website Yes
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Endorsed by Peers Yes
In Business Since 1996
Member of TrustedPros Since 2010

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Paul's Contracting has been recognized for their skills and expertise by their peers in the following categories

1 Endorsements for Design Build
Endorsed by: Ramaglia Contracting

Paul is trustworthy and very professional.

Main Services Offered

Bathroom Renovations

We design and build custom bathrooms using superior materials and craftsmanship. We also work with a detailed contract and a fixed price so budgets stay on track. You're always part of the process selecting tiles, paint colours and fixtures to ensure your bathroom renovation is what you envision.

Basement Renovations

Each basement renovation is different depending on individual needs and budgets. We take the time to properly understand these critical elements to ensure you receive the basement renovation you envision.

Kitchen Renovations

New kitchens from design to installation.Designs with your needs in mind that won't break the budget!

Other Services Offered

Design Build

If you're thinking about designing your own house or building, we work toward designing structures that are cost & energy effective, yet with functional layouts and characteristic features true to the styles you favor. We provide AutoCad, Revit, and 3D walk-through to help visualize your projects.


Each deck has its own design signatures! We work with you to design something for your outdoor living space, facilitate building permits, and build it just the way you want! Don't trust a part time handyman with your outside deck project if you want it to be built right and on budget!


Tiling a floor or wall can often raise the value of any space! We build custom showers and bathrooms. Whatever your tile style choice, or size (even large tile slabs), or pattern; we ensure your floor or wall can handle the tile. Why not install a heated floor at the same time?

General Contracting

We work with building and electrical permits and are licensed, insured, and WSIB compliant. We provide references as part of our quoting process and work with a fixed price contract, meaning the price does not change once we agree on the project and its pricing.

Home Theaters

We design and build home theaters, games rooms, and social living spaces that are sure to impress your guests! If your looking for a professional finish with all the toys, or just a few creature comforts, we'll work toward your vision and budget.

Foundation Repairs

Foundations over time can experience a number of issues that require attention or preventive maintenance. Give us a call for cracks, de-lamination or bulging walls that need to be assessed. We'll tell it to you straight, and provide options to consider.

Shed Construction

Building a garage or shed is always a nice addition to your home. We will take care of all permits and foundation readiness as required to ensure you have a structure that will last. we have worked with Garage kits, and framed from blue prints.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Though simple alterations can be completed by out teams on site, the more complicated solutions are best completed by licensed HVAC technicians. We’re happy to refer you to a reputable service provider to help determine your need requirements.

Home Additions

We design and build additions and basement walkouts / entrances complete from AutoCAD engineered drawing, excavation and trim carpentry. We work with building and electrical permits and are licensed, insured, and WSIB.

Garage Construction

Sometimes the solution is a small addition on the side of your house for that added work shop space, or extra storage. Let us know how we might help you make an informed choice when planning for an addition or outbuilding.


From DriCore subfloors, laminate, porcelain, hardwood and natural stone products…there are so many choices when making a floor selection. We can help offer solutions that fit with your budget and project space.


We’re experienced in installing many different kinds and styles of siding. Let us know if you need help selecting a product, or simply looking for an installer to work with the material you’ve already sourced.

Floor Heating

Ever wondered about heated floors in your bathroom or shower? Ask us about our Wi-Fi touch screen thermostat for controlling usage and program schedules from your cell phone!

Windows and Doors

Replacing your windows and doors helps save energy and increases the value of your home. Call us for a free estimate to measure and supply / install your windows!

Interior Design

Assistance provided with interior design choices and product selections as required from paint colours to fixtures, to re-designing floor plans and living spaces.

Structural Engineering

We have a local engineer company service all our design and engineering needs. Let us know if you need to speak directly with an engineer for your project!


we use Benjamin Moore for all our walls, ceilings, trim and bathroom painting projects to ensure the very best in quality and finish for your home!

Drafting Service

Floor plans are completed in our office, where more technical designs are referred to our design partners and engineers who provide a personal experience.


We complete all our own drywall work for our basement, bathroom and kitchen renovations to save you the expense on costly sub-trades!

Central Vacuums

Need additional central vacuum outlets in your basement renovation project? Let us know how and we can include them in your design!


Leaky basements fixed from the outside using membranes, or epoxy crack injection, or interior collection and drainage systems.


We’re happy to refer you to a licensed and insured master electrician to meet and review your electrical needs personally.


Often custom carpentry helps complete a unique project. Ask us how we might help you do the same with yours!


Retaining walls and walkways with patios. Designs with your needs in mind that won't break the budget!

Architectural Design

Our staff are happy to assist with your renovation or addition design toward obtaining your building permit.

Commercial Renovations

Office and manufacturing area renovations, epoxy floor coatings, and machinery moving or relocation.


Kitchen and bathroom renovations, including basement bathroom installations where no rough-in exists.

Overview Continued


We provide a full range of services for our clients, working with engineers as well as building, electrical and plumbing permits when required.

Here are a few of our services:

AUTO CAD drawings

Custom design and building of additions from footings to finishing

Custom design and build of basements

Design and build new basement entrances and walk outs

Design and build custom bathrooms / kitchens

All types of tile installations as well as heated floors

All types of hardwood / laminate flooring installations

Electrical services completed by a Master Electrician

Window / door installations



Custom and packaged garage kit installations

Custom landscaping, interlock and retaining walls.

All work is carried under the documentation of approved drawings, contractual agreements and change orders to ensure clear client expectations are achieved.

If you need something that is not listed just call us to discuss.

Thank you for your business. It certainly is appreciated!


Paul Counter


Paul's Contracting

Office: 705-735-1458

Fax: 705-728-2016

Best of TrustedPros Awards

Best of TrustedPros 2017

Paul's Contracting was awarded Best of TrustedPros in 2017 for Bathroom Renovations in Barrie.

Best of TrustedPros 2016

Paul's Contracting was awarded Best of TrustedPros in 2016 for Bathroom Renovations in Barrie.

Best of TrustedPros 2015

Paul's Contracting was awarded Best of TrustedPros in 2015 for Bathroom Renovations in Barrie.

Best of TrustedPros 2014

Paul's Contracting was awarded Best of TrustedPros in 2014 for Bathroom Renovations, General Contracting and Carpentry in Barrie.

Best of TrustedPros 2012

Paul's Contracting was awarded Best of TrustedPros in 2012 for Basement Renovations, Bathroom Renovations and General Contracting in Barrie.

Additional Information

Main contact(s) Paul Counter , Tracy Counter
Listed with TrustedPros since: 2010
Residential work Yes
Commercial work Yes
Warranty Our contract details all terms and conditions for our warranty depending on the services being completed. Please call us with your project type for specific details.
Accepts credit cards No
Year established 1996
Offers financing No
24 Hour emergency service No
Legal structure Sole Proprietor
Licensing information Business does not require a trade license
Insurance information

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