Ever wonder what you're neighbours are doing to improve their homes? Discover what other Toronto homeowners have planned for their Foundation projects by reading the details of their request for quotes below.
In total, TrustedPros has received 75 Foundation projects posted by homeowners in Toronto seeking the services of local Foundation Contractors. Total estimated value of these projects is $3,880,500.00 with a per project average of $51,740.00.
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The two house is in the Beach area of Toronto and is around 93 years old. Orginally there was a porch off the back of the house (walk out lot) and my guess as this was done many years ago is it was enclosed (basement level and 1st floor) and then another floor was added above it. When renovating the basement I opened up the walls in this section of the basement (under the addition) and discovered there was no foundation to speak of. What is required is to have a foundation put in. It has to be dug out, a footing put in and cement block foundation built up to the 1st floor of the house, the perimeter is 36 LF. There is a cement floor about 4 inches thick that would have to be removed. At this time the floor should be lowered about 4-6 inches to match the original house. There is room to dispose of the earth on the site.
Required: Support existing structure, Footings, foundation, water proofing, attach to foundation of original house, install window and door (supplied), remove old floor, dig lower for new floor. Inside framing etc. done by owner.
insulation on outside walls? insulation under new floor?
Site access- 4 ft walkway between buildings to basement entrance.
At this time on line estimates only before we proceed to on site visits.
Building a double garage foundation
I preparation for building a double garage for my property, I would like to get a quote for building the foundation (approx 20 ft x 24 ft). I will provide the plans and obtain the city of Toronto permits. The project will consist in the following tasks:
1. Remove existing soil materials to facilitate installation of (4in - 3/4 clear) aggregate and tamp as required
2. Prepare area to facilitate pouring floating footing and (5 in) slab detail (TACBOC standard detail or as engineered by M.I.E. consulting engineers)
3. Install rebar/mesh as required
4. Pour slab/floating footing and hand troweled finish (20 MPa or as otherwise engineered)
5. Form slab around perimeter to facilitate pour of curb as required
6. Pour curb (8€ high) & install threaded L-bolts into uncured concrete facilitate mechanical connection to framed sill plate
Spray slab with hardener/sealant as required
I need to put an 8 ft x 5 ft shed in my backyard. I need someone to put posts in the ground and put a wooden base on the top. I will put the shed on top of this base myself. The quote is only to build posts and create a wooden base on top. Please don't include quotes for building the shed.
PLEASE SEE THE INCLUDED PICTURES TO GET AN IDEA OF WHAT IS REQUIRED.
The job is fairly straight forward and a personal visit to home is not required to provide the quote.
Please provide an quote for constructing a new foundation for a new extension at the rear of home – 22 ft x 15 ft
• Cost of excavating for rear house extension 22 ft wide x 15 ft long
Dig 6 ft deep for 4 ft below grade and for 8 ft basement height. Include cost of removal of sands or soils. (There is 9 ft driveway clearance for machines to go into backyard)
• Cost of backfilling after foundation walls is built.
• Cost of constructing concrete footing (size 6”x 24”) for 22 ft x 15 ft extension.
• Cost of building foundation walls with 10 inches blocks or poured concrete foundation walls whichever is cheaper.
• Cost of installing exterior weeping 4” tiles with 6 inches crushed stone clear around all the new footing.
• Cost of installing waterproofing membranes on all the new foundation exterior walls.
• Cost of coating with spray tar, and a layer of black 6-mil polyethylene film or asphalt saturated building felt on all the new foundation exterior walls.
• Cost of constructing new basement floor with 4 inches concrete, laying 6-mil polyethylene vapor barrier and 4 inches crushed stone clear for the new extension 22 ft x 15 ft basement floor.
• Cost of installing sump pump with a 1/2-horsepower motor and pipes with weeping 4” tiles under the new basement floor.
• What is the warranty period for the work?
Was digging a crawl space for the extension of my house and realized the 2 existing exterior walls were not properly built. I already dug the trench to pour new footings but would rather hire someone who knows how to do the new footings and foundation walls correctly.
I'm open to pouring all concrete or pouring footings then using cinder block to build the walls. The length of the walls are approximately 10' by 22'. It's the back of the house that has alley access but probably would require a concrete pumper or a few wheel barrows to get the concrete from the truck to the house (or if you prefer mix it on site)
1. 414 sq ft concrete slab foundation (approx 9 cubic metres of concrete), type: 32C2 4650 psi, 5-8% air entrainment.
2. Contractor to provide all equipment, labour & materials for a finished foundation as per drawing provided.
3. Slab to be finished (power trowelled) for paint.
4. Contractor to remove all construction debris & excavated soil.
Looking for a subcontractor to escavate provide a foundation and 14 inch deep pit for an elevator shaft. I also need a brick layer after the framing is completed the home is in the toronto area and varience has been aproved I need a quick quote and for this I will provide you drawings as requested. The approx sq ft is less than 100 an the foundation will tie into the existing house at the front left corner.I am looking at starting this job in 1-2 weeks so only available contractors need apply. contact Dennis
Excavation, footings (including ~22' bench), block wall, concrete floor and waterproofing (including sump as required).
12" Block for approximately 75 linear feet for 8' high standard basement with 3 3'x2' sliding windows.
May provide a quote for part or all of the work
No demo is required
Looking for April or May start but can be flexible
Email preferred. Site visits available on Fridays, early morning or after work other days.
We are a building company looking for a sub to excavate and build foundation with footing and slab for 20' x 20' addition to rear of an existing double brick home in central toronto (yonge eglinton) project requires shoring as it is close to neighbours.
Please email to request drawings and provide a quote.
I'm in the process of building a new house. I rented an excavator and removed all the old foundation and dug to the required footing depth only to find the ground was unsuitable for footings. It was very soft and muddy. I was then told that I would have to dig down 3 more feet to hit solid ground as far as I know. At that point I would then have to build it back up to the footing level. I heard there is a product called ufill that I was told to use around the perimeter. The area is 45 feet by 20 approximately.
How much would it cost to fix this problem?
We have been awarded the building of an addition and garage in Oakville. We are currently taking quotes on excavation and construction of a block foundation.
The plans are expected to be approved within the next few weeks, so the work would commence in September.
If you are interested and available please contact me, and I will share the plans.
Hi, I need an experienced, reliable and reasonably priced professional to do my block foundation wall. I will need approximately 850-900 concrete blocks and will need a membrane applied....I'm seriously considering applying an exterior layer of insulation and would appreciate some guidance on whether that's a good idea. Thanks.
I recently bought a house that was constructed around 1920. It's a wood framed, barn shaped house. It seems that it was built in many stages and the foundation appears to be a combination of concrete blocks and poured cement. Also there are wood 'sill beams' in the foundation that are at ground level and visible to the outside and are rotting away. Although there is no leaking in the basement at all, I am interested in replacing those beams.
Also, there is some general cracking and crumbling of the foundation in spots that I would like to have repaired. I would really appreciate having the chimney looked at as well.
I have attached some photos.
Project scheduled to start in September. Requires a slab on grade foundation, supporting a rear to-story addition.
This project is for excavation, foundation (will have electric radiant flooring), framing and all cladding.
Contact for details. Experience with slab on grade foundation systems a must.
Looking to build a detached garage about 20x20 with siding& flat roof on the back landway. Want a quote for permit and foundation only, we are doing rest of wood work ourselves.
Please send me a quote with a detail of your process so I can compare the price more accurately (Excavation depth / footings / foundation / pad poured thickness/ concrete mix type, psi#/ anchor bolt/ and back filled), thank you!
Looking to build a detached garage about 20x20 with siding & flat roof on the back landway. Want a quote for permit and foundation only, we are doing rest of wood work ourselves.
Please send me a quote with a detail of your process so I can compare the price more accurately (Excavation depth / footings / foundation / pad poured thickness/ concrete mix type, psi#/ anchor bolt/ and back filled).
Have permits and will send for quote -- Need the following:
*Front entrance lowered
*Cutting of mid-way concrete wall
*Cutting of floor for walk-in closet
*Rough-in for kitchen basement suite
*Rough-in for main floor kitchen island
*Rough-in for washer-dryer
*Rough-in for bathroom
Require a quote for the following:
House Size - 25Ft x 45Ft
Excavation-BackFill-Fill Dirt - 6Ft Down
Sewer Line Connection
Water Line Connection
Utilities Hook up - Gas -Electrical - Phone - Cable
Foundation & Water Proofing - Basement to come 24" above Grade
Concrete Floor in Basement
Steel Structural Posts embeded into foundation
No Garage attached to Home will be separate project
Brand new house build - Looking for Ground zero as I have access to contractors for ground level up.
We have a 3,000 square foot build commencement starting in the next couple of weeks. We are tendering out various aspects of this projects to experienced trades in the GTA.
We are currently seeking demolition and foundation experts to get the project off it's feet. We have permit and are ready to go.
Note to all trades, please reply with experience and availability. Project drawings and details will be emailed to all applicants so they may quote timeline and cost of work at hand.
Lay and parge approx. 100 lineal ft. of 10 in. block approx. 8 ft. high . The footing will be ready this week. The actual size of the foundation is 30 ft. x20 ft. x30 ft.x 8 ft. high. The foundation is in the backyard of the house and will tie into the existing house.
I will supply all the materials necessary to do the work.
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