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What is the cost per square foot to build a new house?

Hi, We are planning on building a new house in the Irishtown N.-B. area next year and were wondering the costs per square footage for low, med. high end? We have a plan made for a 2600 square...

Number of Responses 4 Date of Last Post August 1, 2015
Basement windows...

Thinking of DIY basement, but first off, I want to have the windows replaced to make it up to code to be able to add extra bedroom. First question, what the windows size up to code? And of...

Number of Responses 2 Date of Last Post July 16, 2012
Refitting a bathroom

My wife and I own a condo that originally had two bathrooms. The previous owner removed one of the bathrooms and it is now just a huge laundry room. My wife and I would like to turn this back into a laundry-a...

Number of Responses 3 Date of Last Post July 14, 2012
Doors doors thier everywhere

I am building a 24x24 garage and I am looking now at my doors and window. I would like some help with choosing a good quality door ( 36" man door) and window, some pricing ranges as well as ...

Number of Responses 2 Date of Last Post July 13, 2012
Rebuilding a 1890 home from scratch

Exterior sq ft is 650 across basement, first floor, second floor, and unfinished attic. House is 120 years old, brick front and side, with modern extension at back. Semi- detached. House val...

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Brick tinting an entire house

We have an average-sized two-story yellow brick house. We would love to change the colour to a more typical redish brick. Does anyone know what this would cost? ...

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Looking to build small home in Belle Cote Inverness Co. NS

I have a house plan, 1156 sq ft, 1st level 684 sq ft, 2nd level 472 sq ft. Looking to ball park cost of building with full foundation, well, septic field, baseboard electric heat,...

Number of Responses 3 Date of Last Post July 9, 2012
Hang a french door

I have an old french door in my livingroom that won't close. Not sure if over the years it swelled or what. I moved in with it like that. Would love to have it close again. ...

Number of Responses 4 Date of Last Post July 4, 2012
How much should I expect to pay to replace one kitchen drawer fully and one kitchen door

Kitchen drawer is broken entirely - frame and hardware and needs to be replaced - to match color and style of kitchen. Kitchen cabinet door is cracked, needs replacing of just the insert. How much should...

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Moving plugs and switches

What does it cost to move electrcal plugs and switches and deal with a hot water tank?...

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How much can I expect to pay for a built in pantry

How much can I expect to pay for a built in pantry? Dimensions are 8 ft tall, 7 ft wide and 2 ft deep. Material in mdf. I would like to have cabinets match in color to the existing cabinets I alread...

Number of Responses 6 Date of Last Post June 27, 2012
Below grade 4pc bathroom

I am moving into a house whose basement has only a shower stall and would like to upgrade it into a full (4pc) bathroom. I am wondering how much it would cost and how difficult it would be. I have r...

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10 Beds Capacity Home Care Facility

Hi there! Me and my wife was planning to setup a home care facility (assisted living/Alzheimer's care) here in Halifax. I found a lot in Old Sambro Road roughly around 1.5 acres. I wanted t...

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How much will it cost to complete a prefab shed from Home Depot?

Hello, I purchased a shed building kit from Home Depot and I am unable to complete it. How much will it cost to have a contractor come and finishe the job?...

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Electrical Clean Up

Hi there, I have an unfinished spare room and laundry room in my basement. In the spare room, where the furnace/water tank are, there is also a vast array of wires with mysterious destination...

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We have an old leak from roof..

We had a leak from our roof near the back door of our house. Now the leak is fixed from outside (roof) But now we need to fix the old leak and stain that damaged the inside of the ceiling...its possi...

Number of Responses 3 Date of Last Post June 16, 2012
Natural Flagstone Cost

Hi there, I'm wondering what the cost of natural flagstone would be for backyard patio. Is it by weight or per square foot. How does stone-link compare versus real flagstone? Thanks, ...

Number of Responses 3 Date of Last Post June 15, 2012
Want to move main floor laundry (washer and dryer) to basement

I have a bungalow with the laundry in a room on the main floor. I want to change that room into a bedroom and move the washer and dryer to the utilty room with the furnace and hot water tank in the basement. ...

Number of Responses 5 Date of Last Post August 6, 2019
Electrical costs for basements

May be shopping for a new electrician..... What type of labour and permit costs am I looking at for the Oakville Burlington area for a typical basement? I generally supply all material but currently use a l...

Number of Responses 2 Date of Last Post June 15, 2012
Brick laying fees

Hi, I'm looking at you pros for this answer. What do brick layers charge per brick to rebuild an exterior only chimney? (no interior work) Robert...

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