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Cost for Moving Breaker Panel

I need to have my breaker box moved about 2 1/2 feet from the existing partition wall to an outside wall where the picture is on the left. What am I looking at as far as cost?...

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Garage Insulation

We have 12’x 22 attached garage. It is not finish/insulated, however, the ceiling is finished / closed off with drywall and has a trap door to access it. We have noted that there is no insulat...

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Cut Joist in Basement

My house was built in the 80s and in my basement, it appears that one of the ceiling joists was cut to accommodate venting. Haven't seen any problems so far in the room above but I worry about movement....

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Basement Flooring

What is the best flooring for basements for house in north Coquitlam?...

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Basement 1x2 Studs

My basement is already studded with 1x2. Do I have to replace the studs if replacing panelling with drywall?...

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Addition Project

Hello, We are looking at buying a small bungalow around 1100 sq ft in South Burlington near New Street between Appleby Line and Burloak. I would like to know if it's possible to even build an additio...

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Hot Tub Wiring

Hello; If the hot tub is wired and energized to the code by the home owner (not licensed) and all work is done can the home owner request ESA permit at a later date? And what happens if they d...

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Question RE Covering Over Floor Drain in Basement

I would like to lay new flooring (vinyl) down in my basement and I’m wondering if it’s okay to floor over the existing drain and clean out. Currently I have a clean out at base of waste drain from b...

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Outdoor Sauna in lean to style shed. Venting roof.

I am currently finished framing a structure but before insulation I was wondering if I should leave vents in the rafter blocks and run Rafter mate across the rafters from the Soffit to the ridge? Although t...

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Sound/Fire Proofing Finished Basement Ceiling for Accessory Dwelling Unit

Hello, We have a finished basement apartment that came with the house when we bought it. I want to get the apartment registered with the Town of BWG as an accessory unit to rent it out in future if need...

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3/4 Wall Tear Down with Load Bearing Post

Is there a possibility of tearing down this wall and keeping the post? (assuming it’s load bearing). An estimate of how much it would cost would be great too! Thank you! ...

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Storage solution

Hi guys, My home renovation is going on and I'm the only one here to handle everything. I have a doubt to clear and I hope someone here could help me. Did anyone have their home renovation work...

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Received a different quote after signing the contract

My parents got a quote of around 15000 to get the roof done. My mother put a down payment of 500 and my father, who has dementia, signed something, she is not sure what. 10 days or so later, she...

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Can you paint corrugated fiberglass roof panels? If yes, how and what to use?

I have a patio on the back of my house that was build with the house in the 50s. It has a corrugated fiberglass roof panels that are old, discolor and dirty. We pressure washed it but it still looks pretty ...

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Itemized receipt of work being done

I have asked my contractor, several times for an itemized report of my project... do I have the right to ask this? While it is fully my intention to pay for work completed, my estimate has gone up 2...

Number of Responses 3 Date of Last Post 9 days ago
Side Entrance

We're in Bowmanville. How much would it cost to cut a side entrance to an unfinished basement? It would be an L shaped dig with about 8 steps, plus a landing....

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Extensive damage to my landscaping - please help

My contractor dug my backyard and dumped all the excavated soil in the remaining backyard. I warned him to be careful with the retaining wall area and what's inside. I cared for these plants for close to 15...

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Please help

My general contractor took down my garage door to do his work and now he is asking me $1000 including taxes to put it back. This guy has been paid over $170,000 to do work in my home and now he is s...

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Please help !!!

Can a contractor legally come into your home after he installed kitchen cabinets and uninstall and take them out of your house ? ...

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Replacing main water shut off in basement

Do I need a journeyman or master plumber to replace the main water shut off in my basement or can it be a licensed apprentice?...

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