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Wanting to know cost of Moving a doorway in home.

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Posted by: from Vancouver
5/18/2012 at 2:07:44 PM

Hi.

Our home is a Vancouver special and we have a room in our basement that you enter off the laundry room. We would rather the entrance to this room be the rec room beside it. This would involve closing off the entrance from the Laundry and putting a door in from the rec room.

How much would this reno cost?

Would we need permits?

Thanks.

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Date/Time5/18/2012 at 5:11:12 PM

It depends on if the new opening is in a structural wall, materials, etc. But ballpark should be $750 - $1500.

Yes most likely you need a permit, because you are changing the structure of the house.

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Gaby from Amg Renovation in Hearst
Date/Time5/29/2012 at 10:57:10 AM

Hi,

My name is Gabriel,

certifed carpenter and Inspector,

Yes james said the right numbers and YES you should also take a permit because this one could be a problem if you mess around with suport of the house, good job james.

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