If you are looking to build, renovate, or expand, local regulations may require you to provide architectural plans before starting your project. Our Renovation Advisors can connect you with experienced architects and up to 3 Verified Contractors to complete your project when your plans are ready.
How it works
Describe Your Project
Answer a few quick questions about your renovation and an experienced Renovation Advisor will get back to you.
Get Connected With Verified Contractors
Our Perfect Match tool will find you up to three contractors verified through our exclusive 53-point Verification Process.
Choose Your Best Contractor
Review competing bids and select the best contractor to get started, knowing we are there for you throughout your project.
What Determines the Cost of a Home Addition?
Many factors affect the cost of an addition, including
- The foundation size or number of pilings
- The materials you choose
- Structural changes
You can find yourself paying anywhere from $50,000 for low-budget projects to $100,000+ for high-end projects
Your Personal Assistant
A dedicated Renovation Advisor is assigned to your project. Your Advisor will be there to schedule appointments, help you understand quotes, provide you with a Verification Report for each contractor, and support you until your renovation is complete.
“I am here to help you with your project and to refer you to the best architects and contractors.”
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“Very good service. My project is still in progress, but from the start I’ve received invaluable assistance from Tristan Allard.”
“ We received excellent assistance with work for which we didn’t know any contractors; it was reassuring and helpful.”
“ I’m very happy with the service I received from Tristan Allard. He found a great contractor for my renovation project and the results are spectacular. Thank you.”
“ Five-star service from Marilène Patenaude.”
“ I’m so impressed with this service! They’re very professional and the service is really personalized compared to other similar companies. Highly recommended!”
“Fast, efficient, and reliable service.”
“ I would like to thank Adèle Orsini for her support during the work that was done on my first home. It made me feel confident and I won’t hesitate to do business with RenoAssistance again!”
“ Very satisfied with the contractor that was recommended to us. The quality of the work is outstanding.”
“We appreciated the speed of service and the quality of the contractors presented. The follow-up was thorough and courteous. We’re glad we trusted RenoAssistance – highly recommended.”
“ Dealing with Guylaine Beauchemin is amazing. She’s very patient and professional and always gives the best recommendations. She’s also very quick to follow up. I would recommend her to any of my family or friends. Thank you, Guylaine!”
The Best Contractors
We want your home renovation to run smoothly, which is why we only work with highly qualified professionals.
At RenoAssistance, all of our contractors are thoroughly vetted through our exclusive 53-point Verification Process.
Our goal is to provide you with a successful renovation from start to finish. We will have up to three contractors bid on your project to ensure you are getting the best value. We will also provide you with a Verification Report for each contractor, so you can relax knowing your project is in good hands.
What our contractors can assist you with
- Structural changes
- Rough-ins: plumbing and electrical
- Kitchen, bathroom, or basement renovations
- Laying foundations or pilings
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Our Renovation Guide
What you will learn from the guide:
- Important questions to ask your contractor
- How to reduce your risk
- How to save time and money
- And more answers to your questions!
Frequently asked questions
What type of residential project requires the services of an architect?
The services of an architect are required for any construction of a single-family residence exceeding 600 square metres (6,458 square feet). In 99% of cases, a professional technologist can draw up the plans for your single-family home.
What’s the difference between an architect and a technologist?
The main difference is in the level of education and skills acquired. A professional technologist has college-level training in architectural technique and is a member of the Ordre des technologues professionnels du Québec (OTPQ). An architect has a university degree; a proven track record as an intern with an experienced architect for 2 years; is subject to an admission exam to validate their skills; must complete 40 hours of compulsory training in each 2-year cycle of practice, and is also a member of a professional order, the Ordre des architectes du Québec (OAQ).
Is it possible to make your own plans?
Even if you possess technical drawing skills, it’s not recommended to draw up your own plans. These projects are often not accepted by municipalities and it’s very difficult to find a technologist or an architect who will agree to work from these plans and then affix their seal. Thus you may have to start over from scratch after you’ve already spent considerable time on the drawings.
“I am here to help you with your project and to refer you to the best architects and remodelers.”