Ever wonder what you're neighbours are doing to improve their homes? Discover what other Gatineau homeowners have planned for their General Contracting projects by reading the details of their request for quotes below.
In total, TrustedPros has received 46 General Contracting projects posted by homeowners in Gatineau seeking the services of local General Contractors. Total estimated value of these projects is $1,626,000.00 with a per project average of $35,347.00.
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Installing a show/spa/sauna unit. Require the services of a certified electrician and plumber. Additional information and specifications available. Area will be prepared and existing drywall removed.
Electrician = to install 220 and connect 110 and 220 to shower unit
Plumber = to install appropiate plumbing connections and ensure adequate water pressure
3 bedrooms House built in 1940's. Originally a wartime home, currently a 1250 sqft house, 25 x 25 and 2 storeys. We want an ADDITION with FOUNDATION (to serve as living room) on the back of the house, 25 by 14. So, we can convert the current living room into a bedroom needed for our 3rd child. We thought the addition should be 1 storey + use basement but also willing to do 2 storeys including new roof depending on estimate. Entire House needs to be RE-WRAPPED and VINYL SIDING done as well. Need ALL WINDOWS and exterior doors replaced. 4 Windows upstairs need to be enlarged (original glass pane sliders) before summer. Main floor has 3 new windows (again some enlarged), basement 3 new windows, and addition requires many windows and french doors. We want to re-do WEEPING TILES and plumbing for basement (partially finished). Increase to a 200 AMP SERVICE and add PIGGY BACK PANEL in our workshop shed (we plan to rebuild it on the current slab). Front part of yard needs to be graded (remove roots from previous maple tree) YARD needs to be FENCED entirely (65 x 110 lot) Front picket and gate to access back for boat/trailer. Build a NEW AWNING to make front porch covered. We will be recycling our 25 x 12 deck to the new addition but will require help to rebuild the rest to accommodate our 24 foot pool. Our future plans must include new PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL for kitchen (we have install of that covered) and new plumbing for basement WASHROOM/LAUNDRY (I will re-finish basement). We also want to consider upgrading our oil converted electric FURNACE. It is working but looking for better efficiency. There's a lot to do here and we are hoping to have much of this done by the September 2013 so life can resume and get back to normal for family.
Residence in Gatineau. Already purchased doors, hardware, 2X4's, tape, plaster, wood and drywall screws. Only need one more sheet of drywall.
Contractor will build boxes to measure, drywall, tape, plaster, sand, install sliding doors. Need job finished and ready to paint.
I would like to convert a duplex I found in a triplex. The model is one that I can convert to a triplex and I need to find material as well as allot of informations to help me guide this projet.
This is my first and I would love to be able to do everything for less (financialy). I
I have some minor improvements that I would like to make to my condo.
1) I will have an air conditioner installed in my unit and will need a Master Electrician registered with the "Corporation des maitres lectriciens du Qubec" to verify the installation, produce an inspection report, and fill out a report with the "Rgie du Batiment du Qubec", as per our condo administration charter.
2) I will need to have several light switches changed (4-6) to more recent types, including a timer switch for the bathroom fan, and some custom models (wireless movement detection activated, designer touch switches etc.)
3) I will need to have my bathroom fan changed. My current unit is an 80's model, so the ceiling cavity will most likely need to be adjusted to fit a new unit. I live in the lowest unit, half-way underground, so there is no overhead access.
4) I will need to have my old thermostats (4) changed over to newer programmable models
5) I will need to have a few (2-3) wall-mounted lights installed in the living room. There is no access presently so drywall might need to be removed then reinstalled in this area (about 20ft x 8ft, minus door to bedroom). There is presently a light switch connected to a wall outlet that I would like to use for those lights.
6) I would like to have crown moulding installed in the living room/dining room/entrance to hide the path of the electrical wire from the air conditioning installation. The approximate dimensions of these rooms are (15ft x 12ft), (13ft x 9.5ft) and (8ft x 5ft)
I am looking for an initial online "ballpark" estimate to gauge costs, then an onsite inspection for an actual quote.
New house construction, planning on finishing basement. Basement in sort of L shape with total surface area of about 600sf. Remove two wall sections of 10.5'' on 8'. Finish gypsum & insulation (about 2/3 already done) up to floor and add baseboards throughout. Add an 8' wide dividing wall with door to make a storage room (8' x 8') at top of the L. Add a second 8' wide dividing wall with door to make a spare bedroom (12' x 8'). Enclose furnace and water heater with 4' wide & 9' wide walls with 2 access doors and light fixture. Gypsum ceiling throughout with boxing of vents and beams. Make an access panel for under stairs. About 16 pot lights on 4 switches, about 10 electrical plugs, 3 coaxial cable outlets, 1 central vacuum outlet, 1 extra fire detector, and run wire into storage room for vent/light of future bathroom. Install central vac power unit in enclosed room with furnace and water heater. Run speaker wire through walls for future home theater. Install floating floor with throughout (about 466sf, no need in storage room).
We are looking to purchase a house this early winter/spring. Depending on the houses, we would like to look at a few select properties from which we want to add a rental income suite in the basement. We will need a full basement renovation done to top standards. The house might need/most likely will need to be lifted and in need of a new foundation. Further renovations might also be needed on the house as well as an additional.
It will be located in the Chelsea/Wakefield area. We are looking for professionals who have exceptional skills in their trades. Be prepared to put in a bid, and signing a contract. We are looking at doing ongoing rental property flips and building a business so we need a good client - contractor relationship.
Just Bought a property, has 2 apartments and 2 commercial units, about 10,500 sqf, two storey. Looking for general contractor or sub-trade contractor that can provide me full services.
-The property could transform to 7 apartment units and 2 commercial units.
-It is built 1950
Please also provide a rate of price of sqf, before further discuss.
I am looking for some work done on a new construction home. We bought a house in Aylmer and the closing date is April 15th. I am looking for estimates on the following:
The first three items we are looking to get done immediate after taking possession or even before if our contractor would allow someone to come in.
1. Install ceramic tiles for the shower. The shower base is 40" x 40" and there is no wall treatment.
2. Install ceramic tiles behind a fireplace. The wall is 6'(W) x 8'(H) x 18"(D).
3. Install hardwood on stairs leading to the basement and tinting the wood to match the floors (approx 8 stairs including a 90 turn)
The following is what we are looking to finish within the year so we are looking for a rough estimate.
4. Finishing a basement. Sub-floor, walls, electrical outlets.
5. Deck outside approx 6-8 feet off the ground about 12' x 10'.
With our recent addition to our family, we are thinking of extending our basement to accommodate an extra bedroom as well as laundry/shower room.
The extension would be done toward the backyard. A large dinning room would be build on top of the new extension. A sun well to be install in the dining room extension's roof.
While at it there are few extra that we are considering as well as building a carport and a deck.
The extension would be on the south-west side of the house while the carport would be on the west side and would include an new entrance to the west side of the house.
Moving the existing kitchen to the new dinning room is also an option in order to allow for larger living room.
We are not fix yet on the finals and welcome ideas as well.
This is a brick house was build in 1968 in Touraine. The soil is clay and the basement is poorer concrete.
I need to open up a room which entails removing two portions of walls (~6 feet on one wall, two closets and ~6 feet on another wall). May need to relocate a light switch as well. Install oak railing on side of stairwell. Possibly install crown mouldings in that room.
We have confirmed with the building inspector that these walls are not service/supporting walls.
I need to remove the closet in the adjoining room and move the location of the entrance door to that room.
Remove wall mounted air conditioning unit, patch hole (insulate, replace drywall) and remove electrical switch.
Replace an existing baseboard heater.
Work needs to commence on 15 July (16th of July at the latest) and must be completed no later than 24 July. House will be empty during that period.
Painting entire house (Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Bathroom, 3 Bedrooms of ~13X13, Rec Room). Walls will be earth tone colours. Baseboards, Door Frames, Crown Mouldings and Ceilings will be white.
Work needs to commence no later than 24 July and must be completed by 29 July
This is a small commercial renovation. Medical clinic is adding new partitions to create new offices. Aproximately 6000mm of gypsum wall will be added and 1200mm of sliding glass partitions needs to be installed. Shelving and large storage pieces also need to be uninstalled and moved.
Finalised plans can be provided upon request.
Measurements: Length of walls around room are 31 feet (length) by 8 feet high
ceiling is: 8 feet by 8feet with 4 inch raise
measurements: Length of walls around room are 34 feet(length) by 8 feet high
ceiling is 15 feet by 10 feet with 4 inch raise
measurements:length of walls around room are 58 feet(length) by 8 feet high
ceiling is 15 feet by 10 feet with 4 inch raise
measurements: length of walls around bathroom 38feet (length)by 8 feet high
ceiling is 10 feet by 10 feet with 4 inch raise
6 doorways total in basement with door frames that need to be painted
2 windows and frames to be painted
some minor prep work filling of small holes with putty
and have a electrical panel exposed want a closed cabinet over control panel to protect children from touching
I would like a quote on the following: Main Floor
-Install crown molding and baseboard
-Remove and install ceramic tiles from kitchen
-Replace 5 doors on main floor
-Touch up and paint main floor
-Remove and install laminate flooring in the living room
-remove and install bay window
-Remove three walls and install one door from the living room to the bedroom
-Replace laminate flooring in the basement
-Build a closet
-Remove the vinyl and replace it with ceramic tiles
-Touch up and paint basement
-Remove and install new shingles
Daily and final cleanup
-Garbage bin included
I would like to know the price including everything (labour, material, taxes, etc)
House is about 1200 square foot and was built in 1983 and is in very good condition. Always very well kept up.
The renos we want to do are mostly esthetic although we do need to re-shingle the roof.
So here are the renos we would like to have done:
#1 - New shingles on roof
#2 - We would like to have the kitchen redone, we want to move the refrigerator to a new location and install a kitchen island/breakfast bar, redo the cabinets, install a new counter top and sink.
#3 - The entire house needs to be re-painted and we have cathedral ceilings in the living room, entry, dinning room and kitchen.
#4 - We want to change the flooring, right now we have flooting, wood and ceramic. We want to update the flooring to hardwood throughout with ceramic at the entry and in the kitchen.
#5 - Our house is split level and we have 6 stairs from the living room to the upper leverl so we would need to redo the steps and change out all the railings from wood to iron with a wooden handrail.
We are looking to have the interior of our Hull duplex repainted, including ceilings, drywall repaired and in some places new drywall installed. The building is about 1800 square feet. The building is vacant, and we are available to let contractors in to quote work on Wednesdays from 10am to 11:30am.
100amp electric panel is complete. Am running lights of house, spa 12 months, ac in summer, washer/dryer occassionally, electrical components like any other family, etc. My furnace, stove & hot water is gas. Would like 2 install light, pump, salt water & water heater. Everything is 15amps except water heater which is 20amp. Do I really need 2 upgrade to 200amp panel, if I can just install a sub panel?
1. In the Kitchen:
1-Remove sink, faucets, dishwasher & appliances and reconnect new items after the new cupboards/counters are installed. The new sink and new faucets will be supplied by the customer. The sink will be attached to the new quartz counter top. The new cupboards and counter top will be installed by the company who manufactured the kitchen cabinets after the floor is installed.
2-Remove the existing cupboards and the counter top. Discard these items.
3-Remove all wall paper & repair the walls or supply & install all drywall. Supply and install paint at the ceiling and at the walls.
(1) Relocate electricity for fridge, microwave, switches, plugs and lighting.
(2) Relocate the phone jack for the wall phone to €œcounter level€ for a table phone.
(3) Relocate the light switch in the kitchen near the wall phone to the light switch near the basement stairs.
(4) Install wall receptacles for the counters (on a minimum of 6 different circuits).
(5) Prepare the ceiling for all the lights in the ceiling. Install the lighting according to a drawing from the company who is selling us all the electrical supplies stating where all the lights are to be installed. Refer to documentation from this company at a later date.
(6) Replace the aluminum wiring in the kitchen with copper wiring if it is necessary to do this.
(7) Install a motion detector in the ceiling for future use and connect it to the electrical panel for the time being.
(8) Supply and install new drywall at the ceiling.
5-Connect the gas range to the gas supply.
6-Install the hood fan for the gas range.
7-Supply and install cold water for the fridge.
(1) Remove existing floor.
(2) Supply & install 3/8" plywood.
(3) Remove all the squeaks from the kitchen floor and hall floor (near the front door) before the new flooring is installed.
(4) Install new flooring in the kitchen, on the stairs to the basement, in the front hall (near the front door) and in the Powder Room (customer will supply the ceramic tiles).
9-Replace the railings in the kitchen and in the upstairs hall (customer will supply the railings).
10-Install the back splash on top of the counters and in front of the sink (customer will supply the ceramic tiles).
11-Supply and install silicone caulking and all moldings.
13-The back door and kitchen window are new and will not be replaced.
2. In the Main Bathroom:
1-The company who manufactured the vanity will supply and install the vanity.
2-Install a new ceiling fan and vent through the roof.
3-Prepare the ceiling for the lights in the ceiling. Install the lighting according to a drawing from the company who is selling us all the electrical supplies stating where all the lights are to be installed.
- Bathroom sink
- Flooring - Remove all the squeaks from the bathroom floor before the new flooring is installed.
- Wall tiles at bath
- Lights with 4 pot lights
- Wall receptacle
- Toilet paper holder
- Towel rack
5-Install a rod for shower curtains.
6-Supply and install caulking.
7-Repair the wall and paint the room.
3. In the Powder Room:
1-The company who manufactured the bathroom cabinets will supply and install the vanity.
2-Install a wall receptacle.
3-Prepare the ceiling for the lights in the ceiling. Install the lighting according to a drawing from the company who is selling us the electrical supplies stating where all the lights are to be installed.
- Bathroom sink
- Toilet paper holder
- Towel rack
- Toilet - Flooring
5-Install lights with 3 pot lights and a ceiling fan
6-Supply and install caulking.
7-Remove the wallpaper, repair the wall and paint the room.
8-Remove all the squeaks from the floor in the powder room before the new flooring is installed.
4. In the Bathroom in the Lower Basement:
1-Remove the existing shower.
2-Supply & install all drywall for this bathroom.
3-Build a wall 4 ft. x 8 ft. for this shower.
4-Supply a fan with a switch to vent air to the outside of the house.
5-Install shower, taps, etc. supplied by the client.
The Client supplies the shower, taps, & other items to be installed inside the shower.
The contractor provides all the labor and provides material not provided by the client.
Renovation of a space in a food court in a mall. I would prefer a contractor with experience with well known brands such as Subway, Tim Hortons, Second Cup, (or similar). Price is also a factor and therefore I will look at offers without that experience but with good quality projects in the past, and within my price range. Please contact me for more details.
Small, 1200 ft, 100 Year Old Single Family Home in Old Hull Looking to turn into a small Duplex, making the upstairs a separate apartment. Would like three estimates, Small, Basic, and Large We Need:
put in shower and kitchen sink upstairs.
shower and kitchen sink put in
wall taken down
half wall turned into full wall (with sound proofing)
Door put in
Small Electrical Jobs upstairs and downstairs (switches, etc.)
redo small bathroom upstairs, creating new walls, to incorporate tub or shower.
Put kitchen sink and counter in
tile bathroom and kitchen area floor
put in proper electrical wiring for stove and full size fridge outlets
take two walls down upstairs
upstairs and downstairs small elecrical jobs (switching light switches to other side of wall, etc.)
Half wall downstairs made into full wall with sound proofing
Downstairs Door between apartments put in.
Fence Outside between parking area and backyard
Need Estimators to come by between 12-4pm afternoons during week, or on weekend.
English Speaking please. But prefer to support Quebec owned and operated businesses. References of previous clients required.
We are not sure if we are going to do one whole major renovation, or do little bits at a time, which is why we need the different quotes. We will decide after we get a better idea of overall costs and time needed to complete renovations.
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