Cost of turning double garage into rec room

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Posted by: from Abbotsford
11/25/2015 at 6:52:41 PM

What would the cost of finishing a completely unfinished 22x20 double garage into a living space? There is no insulation or ceiling right now just all open. Also, if I go for a permit is it allowed in Abbotsford, BC?

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Date/Time11/26/2015 at 1:29:21 AM


It would be hard for any contractor to give you a very accurate price.

For any contractor to build something he needs to meet your needs and wishes. And, those need to be defined thoroughly, so that you are educated on all materials, options etc. Do you want $ 10.00 a square foot flooring etc.

But, a quick fast number that could go either way by 30% would be $12,000.

If this number is close to what you might budget then it would be in your best interest to get a couple contractors over to give you a better idea of cost while you develop your scope of work more thoroughly.


Wayne Balliet

Project Manager

Builtru Construction

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Date/Time11/26/2015 at 9:38:27 AM

Thanks very much for your inquiry. The estimate for that job would be about $100k


Mike Messiah, P.Eng.

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