Categories

What is the cost for home renovations?

Question Icon
Oshawa
9/25/2014 at 7:09:52 PM

Convert 2 rooms into one master bedroom, hardwood floor, ceiling, and remove load bearing wall.

How much would something like this cost?

REPLIES (2)
User Icon
Date/Time9/25/2014 at 8:21:54 PM

The biggest issue you have is removing a load bearing wall.

In order to do this, you will need an engineering certificate (appox. $600) in order to get a permit from the city, which you should do.

It can be done, but must be done right, if not it could be a disaster. The best approach is to install a laminated beam to support the roof joists.

You need to be careful and ensure that the contractor you select can complete this job correctly, and get a permit, it may be a pain, but if you ever decide to sell, the inspection approvals associated with the permit will save you. In addition, if there is a problem, and you don't have a permit your insurance will not cover you.

The rest of the job is minor, Harwood flooring is approx. $2/sq ft The rest is cosmetic.

Choose your contractor carefully!

User Icon
Date/Time9/25/2014 at 10:28:11 PM

$ 5500 +tax

Search the TrustedPros directory and discover the best contractors in your area.

Find your home service pro
Great renovations start with a great contractor.

Since 2004, TrustedPros has been helping homeowners find the right contractor for their home improvements and repairs.

Post Your Project

Within hours you'll be comparing offers from top-rated professionals. It's free to post and you're under no obligation to hire.

 
Trustedpros Inc. does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, safety, legality or usefulness of any Content, or Whether Content is Current and up-to-date, and TrustedPros Inc. Shall have no liability whatsoever with respect to your use or reliance upon any content or for content being removed or otherwise ceasing to be available. Please refer to the terms and conditions of use of this websites for more details.
Categories

It appears you may be located in the US

TrustedPros is designed to deliver results targeted to your location.

Get Free Estimates

Post your project and compare offers from top-rated pros.


x