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Partial Remodel of Basement

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Posted by: from Montreal
9/10/2013 at 9:26:43 AM

I have a basement with a raised subfloor and a bathroom in the corner. The area is about 430sq ft for the living space and 120 sq ft for the bathroom area.

I want to gut the floors which are currently old hardwood in the living area and tile in the bathroom. There is a shower, sink and toilet as well as washer/dryer and hot water tank in the bathroom. All flooring and subflooring must be removed and then the concrete slab cleaned. Once all is removed, I want to lay down vapour barrier which is currently not there, plus insulation then a raised subfloor which is currently about 4 off the ground.

I need to do this all without tearing down existing walls exept for the walls separating the livingroom and bathroom which need to be rebuilt with a different configuration.

I also want to ensure that the bathroom is sealed with a waterproof membrane in case the shower, tub, washer or hot water tank ever leaks.

It's an almost 100% gut job except that the walls will remain.

How much should I expect to pay for this type of work and how long does this type of job take?

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Chris from CJW Renovations in Napanee
Date/Time9/10/2013 at 10:04:30 AM

Depends on location and other things, but by the sounds of it your looking at 15,000 to 20,000 and 4-6weeks.

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Colin from SawHorse Contracting in Pontypool
Date/Time9/10/2013 at 11:00:56 AM

20000 to 30000 depending on what is found under the existing floor. Time 6 to 8 weeks. Hope this has been some help to you. Colin

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