Ever wonder what you're neighbours are doing to improve their homes? Discover what other Barrie homeowners have planned for their General Contracting projects by reading the details of their request for quotes below.
In total, TrustedPros has received 83 General Contracting projects posted by homeowners in Barrie seeking the services of local General Contractors. Total estimated value of these projects is $2,934,000.00 with a per project average of $35,349.00.
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I currently have a property in downtown Barrie where the Attic is very large but not being used. It is currently only accessable via pull-down letter in second floor.
However, the Attic is Large, Tall, and already have 2 large windows on front and back, so I would like to make it into living space.
The area of 2nd floor is aproximately 900 square foot rectangular shaped, and Attic's roof is reverse V shaped, with highest point ~10-11foot from ground.
I would like to have a staircase built going from 2nd floor to attic, a bathroom on the attic, and 1-2 bedrooms on the attic.
Please let me know what the estimate would be. Thanks.
Hello, I have moisture problems in my basement that have resulted in some mold. I believe the moisture is coming from sweating galvanized piping and possibly leaks from the foundation & old basement windows.
My house has a small basement with poured floor (approx 400sf) the rest is sandy crawlspace. (the moisture problem is in the poured floor section)
I plan on moving everything out of the basement so that the mold can be cleaned, plumbing done. (and whatever is necessary....windows replaced, caulked etc.....)
just purchased lot 1/4 acre, needs to be cleared and prepped for building
need pricing for all of the following: architect fees for drafting house plans, site clearing,excavating,building permits, permits for wells, septic system and hydro,base home costs(footings,foundation,backfill,framing, sodding lod, paving driveway,windows and exterior doors,roofing,plumbing, electrical,insulation,drywall, flooring(hardwood,tile)brick,kitchen cabinets,
Need to start a.s.a.p. Want to close house by first snowfall. Will do some framing on my own, and will install flooring on my own, but need prices for supplies. Today is August 25,2011. I have to get moving on this!
Thank you all for your co-operation in this request.
Replacing old ceramic tile in foyer with new cobblestone and that will be extended into kitchen and powder room. Powder room will have new finishes including vanity, mirror and toilet.
Subsequent projects to follow include: granite kitchen counter top, and new sink install. Garage doors and garage side window. Removal of sliding door entrance way.
Hi, My name is Jef C. and I am a mortgage agent here in Barrie. I am working on promoting purchase plus improvements mortgages and I require a contractor that can give me a quote on making improvements to homes that are for sale. Potential buyers would then have the information they need to buy a house that needed work such as an updated kitchen or bathroom and I would offer them a "purchase plus improvements" mortgage that allowed them to finance the improvements as part of the mortgage. The lawyer just holds your money in escrow until the job is completed.
Purchase plus improvements mortgages are readily available from many lenders but are not frequently chosen because of the added time required to get a quote from a contractor to do the needed work. Since most real estate deals leave only 5 days to fulfill conditions, there just isn't time for most buyers to find a contractor and arrange to get a quote. If there were even a rough quote in place already, I think a good number of people would be interested to know that by adding as little as $20 a month to the mortgage for every $5,000 in renovations that a house can easily be transformed in to a dream home right away. I wish I had known about this many years ago, I could have saved myself a lot of aggravation!
If you would like to be on my list of contractors who would like to offer quotes on jobs in this regard, please email me. If you or someone you know needs a mortgage, I also offer generous finders fees as well as bumping referring contractors higher up on my list of people to call.
I have a building with two units already created (i.e. walls, bathroom and kitchen are all there). I'm looking for a general contractor to work through the process of making it legal. Likely some work would be subcontracted out, but in general terms, I would need drawings to satisfy the city, drywall, ceilings, doors, would need fire protection added, etc... If interested in such a project, email me or give me a call.
I am considering changing a double garage into an art studio - no plumbing required, just making it airtight, insulating, drywalling etc. possibly creating a window/skylight and changing the rear opening to the garage to either double doors or a glass/plexiglass type garage door but leaving the front garage doors as they are if possible. I am in north east Barrie near Johnson's Beach area.It is a solid two door garage with also a back door, poured concrete floor and has same level entry to the main floor of the house. Project is somewhat fluid with cost and design ideas looking to find balance. Budget for this is limited despite the indicated range below. Structural integrity is prime concern - my last job through Trusted Pros was not a success so I will be screening applying contractors quite carefully. I should ad, there are 2 other projects to come, a continuation of a deck to wrap around the house, and finishing part of an unfinished basement to be set up for working out. Also adding two built in closets in a bedroom that currently has none. I'm hoping to find someone who can, over the next year or so help me with these projects once I find the right contractor.
Thanks for looking at my job. Hope the right company is out there!
I require the outside basement entrance to be framed in from the elements.
It's approximately 3 feet by 5 feet by 7 feet high.
It will be wood frame construction with siding, window and exterior door. Shingles provided.
Needs to be completed within the next 2 weeks.
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I had a beautiful vine growing up the side of my house which got up and under the base of the siding and caused it to buckle......it had travelled up quite high...... It ruined the tywrap and drywall and mice are getting in. We have removed the vine and need this repaired ASAP . I also need the other side looked at because one area in my house the floor is freezing and actually gets frost up against the wall..... My house is only 15 years old.
I also would like a quote on an extension.
I am looking to get quotes on tiling a bathroom in granite about 40 square feet, facing a fireplace in stone from floor to ceiling with a mantel and also, building and staining a removable wood enclosure for a corner soaker tub to match the vanity. We are considering selling and relocating. We would like this to be done as soon as possible.
This job is only available to carpenters/handymen in Barrie or 10 km outside of Barrie.
Create 'interior' walls, U shape configuration for a trade show booth;
This needs to be stable without fastening to anything (i.e. screwed to floor or outside wall).
the booth is 8' x 8' - there will be 3x (8' x 8') sides to the booth;
I envision using 8' x 4' drywall mounted landscape using no mud on the seams - instead chair rails/trim to cover;
in corners some type of corner molding;
- no cutting in the trade show hall;
- cutting and preparation can be made in your shop on feb 28 (thurs) or before 10am March 1st;
- assembly must be March 1st between 12p & 2pm;
If you are available for this - pls call or email with an idea of cost and your ability to suit our time lines.
We are removing old canopy from our plaza. Then we have to give height to plaza and need parapet increase by 3 feet. We need completed framing work and secure that in the roof by bolts as per drawing. Please contact me for more detail. Job is in Barrie
Job will include EW2 framing, Paripit framing and flashing.
Roughly 18x22 garage. will need the pad + footings. 1 side entrance door, vinyl siding, insulated, fascia, sofits, 1 window (sized of a normal everyday single hung style, nothing major or fancy) gable roof, singled and gutters. Would like to get away with stick framing instead of engineered trusses. Need it big enough to fit tote bins in for added storage, say 4-5' from the middle to peak of roof.
Basement entrance will need to be covered with an entrance way. Vinyl or stucco siding will do. Build to height of the door to enter the entrance, and slopped backwards towards road.
Looking for estimates right now, and building in the near future. Just want an idea of what I would be looking at.
In the current part of our house we are looking for a renovated bathroom and living room, new insulation, deck. Also looking to add a addition including a double car garage with living quarters above, also a new driveway would be needed. Fairly large Reno. Would like to meet to go over plans/ideas and quotes.
Supply and install commercial grade, glue down carpet on aprox 400sq ft
Supply and install low grade tile on aprox 560sq ft
All flooring installed over existing concrete
Supply and install € hose taps down warehouse wall aprox 150LF total
Supply and install hot and cold water connections with shut offs to washing machine area. Aprox 50LF
Supply and install aprox 15 feet of watts brand trench drains
Cutting, excavating, and disposing of concrete included
Trench drains to be connected to existing city drains with an oil interceptor between the trench and city drain
Supply and install door chime to activate when the front door opens to alert the back shop
Supply and install one 220v receptacle no more then 35' from the panel
Supply and install two 110v at aproxemetly 12' and 24' from the panel
Waterproofing of walls
Supply and install 4x8FRP panels along 20' of warehouse wall
Seal FRP panels to existing flooring using caulking
Window into shop
Supply and install commercial window in office area wall. Aprox 4x8
At a minimum, I am looking at having someone else (other than insurance) complete the required repairs from the flood.
Toilet back up caused a flood that caused damage to the 2nd floor bathroom + 3 bedrooms carpet; Main floor laundry room (most of drywall and finishes removed); main floor bathroom walls and ceiling; main floor family room hardwood floor and ceiling; main floor bedroom carpet; future basement bathroom (not finished but roughed in) drywall and basement carpet.
At the same time, looking to complete some other upgrades to the house - depending on cost, in preparation for a possible sale. Kitchen cabinets, counters and tile floor either need to be replaced or repaired/upgraded; front double door needs to be replaced or repaired/upgraded; garage doors need to be replaced; hardwood floor in front living room needs to be replaced or repaired/upgraded; 2nd floor bathroom needs to be upgraded; basement bathroom could be finished.
Looking for a 24' X 21' addition.
I Have a set of preliminary drawings.
Contractors list to do for basing quote.
-tie in existing roof to new roof trusses
-One load bearing wall delete
No finishing work required (Drywall/mud/electrical etc.)
Please contact for further details via email.
1900 square foot home 3 bed 1.5 bath t wo floors basement not being finished.
wallpaper in some bedrooms and halways I provide all materials i need only laybor in prepaping wall primer and paint .living room kitchen laundry roon some walls need some plaster work from nails from pictures,
house is fully trimmed need to be painted estimate only
There is a removal of an existing wood burning chimney. Not bricked. Two windows are adjacent to the chimney and one will become an entrance door that leads to a basement entrance. Framing of walls, small electrical project and installation of staircase and interior doors, drywall and mud.
All finishing work is to be completed by another contractor. I have all materials on site including scaffolding. I also have engineer drawings for the staircase.
I am really in a bind with this one. I had hired a contractor through a friend and he ended up completely bailing on our project. He came in one day to pull down all the drywall then left never to be seen again. I have small children and this is quite a health concern. I am now stuck with a big mess and trying to scramble to find help.
I am looking to sell my house (approx. 1400 sq. ft.) and need to get some things done to make it more marketable.
Most of the home needs a fresh coat of paint - family room on main floor, three bedrooms upstairs (2 - 9x9 & 1 - 12x14), stairwell & upstairs hallways as well as all baseboards & door frames.
I also have a kitchen cupboard with a hole in it that needs to be repaired. If this is not possible, I would prefer to have my kitchen cupboards (preferably only upper cupboards, if possible) refaced rather than replaced.
I may also require some finishing touches in my basement. It is mostly finished but the stand up shower is not completed - needs hardware. I also need a portion of the floor to be completed (approx. 6x8)in laminate preferably.
Lastly, most of my backyard is interlock and needs to be freshened up. The limestone has given way over the years so it needs to be repacked, mostly along the edges, in some areas and the stones need to be settled back in.
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