Price for plumbing & electrical

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Posted by: from Maple Ridge
5/27/2016 at 7:15:14 PM

My wife and I have decided we are going to build a shop/garage in our back yard for myself and I'm going to build a separate suite on top of it to rent out. Aiming for a 20'x30' shop so it'll be 600sqft for the shop and 600sqft for the suite. I'm going to do all the work except for the plumbing and electrical.

I'm wondering how much material will come to, and how much I'd be looking at spending for a plumber and electrician?

Thank you!


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Date/Time5/27/2016 at 10:36:07 PM

Hi Adam,

In Ontario you would pay between $7500-10,000

Your rates in Bc might be higher.

Also depends on local building codes re garages

And living space above.

Check with your building department if you only need a 2 hour fire separation.

If it needs to be a concrete

Floor vs a wood frame your costs will go up. Also your intended us of garage.


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