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Cost to dig and create a seperate entrance to basement in Mississauga

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Posted by: from Mississauga
11/21/2017 at 7:47:20 PM

Just wondering, how much it would cost to dig and create entrance with stairs to a basement from outside? I want to open up my basement so I can rent it out. I guess I will require a permit as well. Has anyone done it recently in Mississauga and can provide some general quote with pictures?

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Laura from DCLQSR Inc. in Mississauga
Date/Time11/22/2017 at 9:29:55 AM

You should be budgeting around $ 20 to $ 25 thousand. Do NOT go for the cheapest quote here. this is serious work.. disturbing your homes footings - City will be tough on inspections and engineering. We do this work and can tell you that its for pros only - no weekend warriors.

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Maqsood in Mississauga
Date/Time11/22/2017 at 11:57:30 AM

Thanks Frank, that seems a lot:(

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Date/Time11/23/2017 at 8:35:29 AM

The ballpark price for this job would be $25000 including the permit drawings, General site preparation, Demolish-Excavation and removal of dirt up to appropriate depth for basement entrance, Cut and open foundation wall for one door, Install and finish new door and lintel for opening,Form and pour underpinning as per drawing, Layout, formwork & pour footings with rebar. Layout and install Concrete Block Foundation with rebar, Anchor new foundation with existing.

Layout, formwork & pour Stairs and, Parging and waterproofing exterior of the new block foundation, Install new weeping tile and connect it with existing, Back filling remaining dirt, Connecting exterior drain with internal storm drain, Guards and light fixture Installation.

Is not an easy job as most people think?

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Maqsood in Mississauga
Date/Time1/30/2018 at 11:14:45 AM

Hi Mike

can you tell me if these two are the same thing or I am not understanding?

1)Install new weeping tile and connect it with existing,

2)Connecting exterior drain with internal storm drain,

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