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Concerns regarding Painting an unfinished basement ceiling

I would like to have someone spray paint the unfinished ceiling in my basement, mainly to seal the wood and minimise dust. However, are there any safety concerns regarding the paint getting on to wires...

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What is the cost of putting in a 12x8 ft concrete slab to hold a garden shed?

Estimation on the installation of a concrete slab 12x8 ft probably 4in thick to hold a new garden shed. also what would be the time frame to complete...

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Dishwasher and microwave cost

How much would it cost to install a dishwasher and over range microwave?...

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What do you think about this price?

Hey guys, I'm wondering if some industry pros can weigh in on the prices that my drywall contractor is giving me. The house is older but I completely gutted and replaced everything (Structural...

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Is there a national guide on average hours to complete specific jobs like how th

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What are the licensing requirements for a handyman in Quebec?

Do handymen working exclusively on private residences in Quebec need a general contactors license? I have spoken to a few RBQ employees who give me conflicting answers. Two have stated that as long as I wor...

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How to fix very wet crawl space

What is the proper way to fix a wet crawl space with a high water table with mostly ground water ...

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Cost to assess wall and hopefully expand view/'window' space between

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Cost to add bedroom ceiling light

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