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Refinishing galvanized chimneys (strata)

We are a small townhouse complex located in Coquitlam. We have 10 units with 6' galvanized chimneys in which the paint has all but completely peeled off. The chimney approximately 12" in diameter and...

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Cost to build a new home

What would the cost be, to have a new house built in Kitchener Ontario? 800 sq.ft. foot print...2 story construction with basement Quality scale...10 being outstanding. We would be looking for a 4. N...

Number of Responses 1 Date of Last Post February 3, 2012
Cost to wire a new home

Iam building a new home and would like to get an idea of what it will cost to wire it. It is a 2 storey with finished basement and it is 2700 square feet. If anyone has a ballpark figure, that would be grea...

Number of Responses 1 Date of Last Post February 10, 2012
I am trying to get an estimate on pouring a concrete basement for new home

I know it is very difficult to give an estimate for concrete basements without having all of the information. All I am looking for is a ballpark figure, so it is around 900 square foot basement with 8 foot ...

Number of Responses 0 Date of Last Post January 26, 2012
Markup on Costs for a home renovation in Toronto

Hello, Really a general type question, but here goes... I would imagine it varies greatly, but generally what would be a mark-up to costs charged by a home renovation contractor in the Danfort...

Number of Responses 3 Date of Last Post July 3, 2012
2nd story addition

Trying to get an idea on framing costs, removing a roof and putting a second storey on top. Size is 28x16, will become new master bedroom with 2 closets and bathroom. Framing of walls, ply and trus...

Number of Responses 1 Date of Last Post January 20, 2012
Gas fireplace or wood insert cost

Can you tell me what the cost or estimated cost is for installing the following: Installing a Wood insert into an existing wood burning fireplace (Common size) (Bought the unit already El...

Number of Responses 1 Date of Last Post January 26, 2012
Building our own house

Hi, Would it be significantly cheaper for us to hire a "house contractor" to oversee the constructon of a new home? We would get the lot and provide the home design plan and he or she would ...

Number of Responses 1 Date of Last Post January 9, 2012
Addition of home

I would like to get some estimates of remodeling an existing home for: - addition - attach to an 1 and half storey home - addition 1000 sq ft of living space - a detach garage 20 x 40 - siding replacem...

Number of Responses 2 Date of Last Post January 20, 2012
Driveway

Hi, I would like to ask about the types and prices of driveway, concerete, interlock and asphalt? Which one is better? Thanks for all of you....

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Breaker keeps blowing

Everytime I plug something into the same plug two items the breaker blows. ...

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Cost to install wood flooring

We would like to remove the carpeting that we have in 3 of our Bedrooms and install hard wood flooring. What would the cost be for the Installation alone? I would buy the flooring strips. 3/4 inc...

Number of Responses 2 Date of Last Post January 3, 2012
Plumbing

I have a plugged/clogged steel drain in my upstairs bathroom sink. Is there any way to unclog it or do I have to replace it? We just recently had the bathroom renovated and I would like to avoid br...

Number of Responses 3 Date of Last Post December 29, 2011
Converting a bedroom into a loft/bonus room

We are looking to convert a bedroom into a bonus room on our 2 storey home. What would be the cost for something like this? ...

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Bigger Windows

I have two small windows in my basment. I would like to get a quote for cutting the concrete and making them bigger....

Number of Responses 2 Date of Last Post December 28, 2011
Installing Trim and Molding

What is the going rate to install baseboard, door trim and crown moulding (customer supplies all materials) per linear foot? ...

Number of Responses 2 Date of Last Post December 16, 2011
Bathroom/Laundry room remdelling project

Have a 3pc bathroom in Condo, looking to remodel it to keep the 3 pc bathroom, but to include with in it a washer/dryer (e.g. vent for dryer would need to be added somehow). Looking to ...

Number of Responses 0 Date of Last Post December 15, 2011
Upgrading Kitchen Cabinetry for Built-in Appliances

Is it possible to modify existing kitchen cabinetry to fit built-in appliances or will that require rebuilding the kitchen from scratch? How much would it cost for adding built-in stove, oven and mic...

Number of Responses 2 Date of Last Post December 21, 2011
Drywall Supply and Install

For a powder room and some nine foot ceilings in an old house, what would be a square foot cost?...

Number of Responses 1 Date of Last Post January 3, 2012
Building A Commercial Building

What would it cost to build a commercial building for an indoor playground? Only the building itself. 34' high, 100' long and 80' wide, with two rooms 10x12 and 3 washrooms. Let ...

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