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Addition in the existing house

I have to make an addition in my existing 2 storey house. The Addition shall be on the back of my house consisting of 800 sq ft on main floor and 800 sq ft on the second floor. What would be cost of addition...

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Cost for vinyl siding

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Wood ceiling

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Cost of installation of dishwasher in Winnipeg, where there was no dishwasher before?

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Finish partial basement

I need an estimate to build an 11'x11' bedroom with existing window to be enlarged for egress about 30"x22" With electrical and laminate flooring and drywall. Also a 3 piece washroom with 36...

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Anybody use Jr-3 Relax a Mist Steam generator?

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Pole barn post repair

We have a 40x60 pole barn with some rotten posts. Should we dig down and sister them up on both sides and encapsulate with sealer and concrete in a sono tube or just fill in the holes? Or dig down cuttin...

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Main electrical panel placement - Newfoundland

Hi; I have a question pertaining to the placement of the main electrical panel in a new home build and the restrictions in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Can the panel be placed in a laundry roo...

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Styrofoam roof repair

My styrofoam roof is leaking after being reinstalled in 2005. First installation was 1990. Should I change the entire roof? We live in a high heat area....

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Interior loadbearing wall stud size

I am renovating our basement and one room had 2x3 framing on the outer non load bearing walls. We need to redo those studs the same size and I wondered if the Ontario Building Code would allow that. If not we...

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Options to extend concrete slab deck

My home currently has a 5' x 20' concrete slab patio. The size makes it difficult to comfortably place furniture. I would like to extend the space by 7' making the useable patio space 12' x 20...

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Replacement of a toilet's water supply line

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Fence type

I know my question has many vague elements to it, but please try to answer it anyway. My wife and I need our old wood privacy fence removed and a new one installed. We are debating what to do. Which fen...

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Cost for metal pool fence install

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Cost for drywall installation

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