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What other contractors do I need to add an addition to the back of my house (a semi detached)?

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Posted by: from Toronto
10/17/2021 at 7:11:15 PM

I would like to know which contractors do I have to get?

I only have the architect who will do the drawings and submit for permits.

What other contractors do I need?

Foundation, Framing, Roofing, Finishing the inside? Am I missing anything?

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Mahyar (Mayyar) from Reno Building Canada Inc. in Newmarket
Date/Time10/18/2021 at 12:02:59 AM

You need a general contractor. They will take care of everything you need.

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Dave from 360renos in Ottawa
Date/Time10/18/2021 at 5:41:16 AM

Good morning Frank,

Mayher is absolutely correct that you need a general contractor for this type of project.

There are so many details, schedules, required licensed trades, inspections, permits that it is best to have a GC that oversees the entire process.

Cheers

Dave

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Dennis from Custom Touches in Winnipeg
Date/Time10/18/2021 at 9:12:30 AM

I would strongly suggest hiring a general contractor. He will look after the entire project and scheduling the professional trades people. Plus you will have a warranty.

That way you only have one person to deal with.

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Date/Time10/18/2021 at 2:32:12 PM

The best thing to do is to hire an experienced general contractor who can take care of all trades, project scheduling, suppliers,...etc.

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Date/Time10/26/2021 at 1:48:18 PM

If you are this unsure? I strongly recommend you hire a good and "reputable", "General Contractor", you will be happy you did and project will be less stress for you.

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