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Sill plate insulating in basement

I am located just south of Hamilton, ON. I am inusulating my basement with rigid foamboard. My sill plate extends 3/4" past the cement wall. Do I need to go all around the sill plate or just butt up...

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Total home renovation plus extension

We have a 100+ year old house in the west end of Toronto. The lot is 25'x105'. Each floor is approximately 600 sq ft. We are considering completely cutting and renovating the house, building ...

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How much would something like this cost?

I found this picture on TrustedPros and may be interested in a similar project but would first like to know what the estimated cost would be. We would also like to install a new vanity and new flooring. H...

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Building an addition to a 2 story house

The existing home is a two story home 32' by 26' that has 8' ceilings. We want the new addition to be completely open, it has the height of the second story but we leave it open from floor t...

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Basement framing bottom plate

About ready to frame basement. Using 2x6 for R-20 batting. Little conflicted over code requirements under the sole plate should i just use 6 mil Polly, or use seal plate gasket. The gasket looks to be a bet...

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Shower and toilet addition

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Substandard fortbuilding skills, my daughter's house may have to be cond

My daughter hired a friend to do work on her home for flood damage earlier this year. My sister and I have just come from a visit with her and her 2 children. The home looked lovely. We noticed some noises ...

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Cost plus contract invoicing

I have a cost plus contract in which we have charged a flat fee to manage the work being done plus the actual cost of work. Now, part of our job will also be to get some of the work done ourselves. with ...

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Cost to fix shower leak and ceiling

How much effort and cost is it going to take to fix the standing shower leakage and also to fix the ceiling? Please see the attached picture....

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