Moving and home needs some TLC

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Posted by: from Waterdown
6/28/2011 at 10:55:21 AM

We are thinking of purchasing a home that needs some work done to it. Before we decide on purchasing we need to have an idea how much the renos would be. Are we able to have a contractor come with us to a showing to get an idea of cost? Or since I know the square footage of the areas to be remodelled ie kitchen, bathrooms could I get a rough quote site unseen?

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Dave from 360renos in Navan
Date/Time6/29/2011 at 6:45:00 AM

Good Morning Rachel,

Yes, you could have a contractor visit the home with you during a scheduled visit. If you have used a contractor or company before give them a call.

Your Realtor would need to book a visit for a couple of hours if there are a lot of details to review. Take pictures to help with the process of estimating.

If you need to move quick on buying the house though the estimate will rough as it may take too long to get an exact quote back from your contractor. You wouldn't want to lose out on a house while your waiting.

Hope this helps




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Tabitha from Wylie Contracting in Hamilton
Date/Time7/6/2011 at 4:32:41 PM

Hello Rachel,

My name is Tabitha, and I'm with a local contracting company. We are licensed, registered, and insured. We guarantee all our work to 100 % customer satisfaction. We also offer free quotes. However; all quotes are done on Fridays now. If interested feel free to call me to set up your quote, and I can send out our contractor.

Hopefully you can arrange for a Friday viewing? We never quote anything without actually seeing it. Hope this helps.


Tabitha Davies

Customer Service & Support

Wylie Contracting

289 396 1238

289 230 0735

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Date/Time8/7/2011 at 1:22:57 PM

Hello Rachel,

That's great that the contractors have offered their services. We deal with Tile & Grout cleaning including Grout color sealing.

We specialize in the cleaning of tiles and grout especially when dealing with a purchase you dont want to be in the previous owners dirt, slime and soap scum.

If you renovations do NOT involve removing your tile (bathroom or kitchen) and you would like them cleaned, then check us out.

Good luck with the move!


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