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Cost of basement foundation

The approximate cost for a basement for a 32' x 57' home in the Wabamun, AB area....

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How much for a major fencing project?

Hi, I am looking for a ballpark on how much it would cost to teardown the existing fence, and replace it. We are not looking to do it just yet, but need an idea of how much it is going to cost so...

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Replacing a low-pitch tar-and-gravel

What is the cost estimate to replace a low-pitched tar-and-gravel roof with a high-pitched gable roof in the Vancouver metro area? I'm looking at an old house with tar-and-gravel roof that needs to be r...

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Basement beam

Can some have a look at the pictures and tell me if this would pass engineering? On the side of the beam they put a 2x6 (or 8) and then put the floor joists on top of the 2x6. The other beam in the...

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Kitchen renovation

Me and my wife bought a house and are thinking of renovating the kitchen. We are thinking of two things. One would keep the existing layout and just upgrade the kitchen. The kitchen layout is 10 ft by 8 ft b...

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How much to replace/repair this deck?

Looking for a ballpark on this deck. Probably needs to be taken down and rebuilt. It wobbles. Approx. 10 by 10. Potentially extend a few feet. I will be looking for proper estimates in the future but need ...

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Resilient channel help

Looking into ceiling resilient channels for 2 layers of drywall 5/8"s. Does anyone know where I can get RC-2 channels, which is basically a more sturdy RC-1 Channel but both sides fastening to frami...

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Sewage smell still lingers after pipe replacement

How long before the smell leaves a house? Had some pipe replaced two days ago under our house in our crawl space. The smell seems to have faded in one area but now stronger in another. We expected the smell...

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Oakville renovation project

Evening folks, I have a 900sq bungalow in Oakville, Ontario, looking to renovate, go up a story, adding bedrooms above and creating an open plan concept on the ground floor. Essentially t...

Number of Responses 5 Date of Last Post 6 days ago
Part time handyman services

A housing complex with approx. 117 units. Looking to contract a handyman for approx. 20 hours a week at $40 000 a year. Odd end jobs, completing work orders, parts are paid for as needed (...

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