Basement framing

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Posted by: from Milton
4/17/2012 at 9:36:40 AM

Looking to possibly sub out some basement framing work in the not to distant future can anyone tell me what the going rate per/ln/ft is for basement framing?


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Hamish from Natural Solutions in Coquitlam
Date/Time4/17/2012 at 10:27:21 AM


On a new construction, contractors will go by the lin ft, as you know.

However, a basement suite would typically be assessed by a contractor as to how long it would take him.

It will depend upon how much work you have to get done, ,1 bedroom, 2 or three, how many bathrooms and kitchen ?

If I was you I would get three quotes, and see who you are most comfortable with. After all the guys going to be in your home for a while, so check out some references, and his insurance coverage. He should have a trades liability insurance in place.

Sorry, no firm numbers for you, but hope this helps.!

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Robert from Electrilight Ltd. in Oakville
Date/Time4/17/2012 at 1:47:36 PM

And remember, unless your general has a licensed electrician on board, they are not allowed to run any wiring. All renovations with electrical involved require a licensed contractor with the ESA (Electrical Safety Authority). Otherwise, in the event of an electrical fire, your insurance company could refuse coverage.

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Gaby from Amg Renovation in Hearst
Date/Time5/29/2012 at 11:45:16 AM


My name is Gabriel,

Certified Contractor and Inspector.

For a fast price take 15$/lin, ft that's for your Carpenter (Framing only) of 50$/hr x 2 carpenters will be a good ball park price. good luck with your project.

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