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  • What is the most expensive thing when renovating a house?
    We cannot say for sure what the most expensive thing is when renovating a house. However, the cost of a renovation will vary depending on the size and scope of the project, as well as the materials and finishes that are chosen. Running Renos offers free in-home consultations, so you can contact them to get an estimate for your specific renovation project. Here are some of the factors that can affect the cost of a renovation: The size of the project: Larger renovations will cost more than smaller ones. The scope of the project: A complete kitchen renovation will cost more than simply replacing the backsplash. The materials and finishes chosen: High-end materials and finishes will cost more than lower-end options. If you are considering a renovation, it is important to get estimates from a qualified contractor before making a decision.
  • What is the difference between renovation and remodel?
    While a remodel changes the form of something (like adding a new shower to an existing bathroom), a renovation focuses more on restoring something old into good repair (fixing up a creaky floor, for example).
  • What are the 3 types of renovation?
    Our unique approach to design helps you to locate your vision and budget into one of three different levels – Facelift, Pull and Replace, and Full-Scale Renovation.
  • What is the most expensive room to remodel?
    Typically, when homeowners remodel their kitchen countertops, they invariably succumb to the temptation to purchase all new appliances as well. This helps to explain why kitchens are typically the most expensive room to remodel.
  • Is home improvement the same as remodeling?
    The concept of home improvement, home renovation, or remodeling is the process of renovating or making additions to one's home.
  • What is considered a major renovation?
    Major renovation means a structural change to the foundation, roof, floor, or exterior or load- bearing walls of a facility, or extension of an existing facility to increase its floor area.
  • Is it better to buy and renovate?
    "Renovation can often be more cost-effective than purchasing a new home due to selling and buying costs such as real estate agent fees, closing costs and moving expenses, all of which can add up significantly," says Gerdts.
  • Is renovation a repair?
    Many wonder what the difference is when discussing renovation vs. repair or restoration. Often, people use the two concepts synonymously. While a renovation may include repairs, it focuses on refreshing and renewing a building or room with updates and replacements.
  • Do contractors in Ontario need a license?
    As a builder or as a vendor of new homes, you must hold a licence with the Ontario regulatory authority. To obtain and keep a licence you will need to meet required competencies and pay initial and renewal fees. You will also have to meet requirements from Tarion Warranty Corporation.
  • Is renovation the same as construction?
    Renovation and New Construction - An Overview The term “new construction” is pretty straightforward. The house is designed and built from the ground up. Everything is newly built and installed. Renovation is the term used when you want to make changes to an existing structure for various reasons.
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