Planning a home renovation in Montreal in 2022.
3 May 2022,

Planning a home renovation in Montreal in 2022.

We have published many different articles about all types of home renovations. We have gathered prices to give you a fair idea of the cost of a kitchen, bathroom, basement, or garage renovation in Montreal in 2024.

A home renovation is a huge undertaking and the price is always a major consideration. We hope to give you as much information as possible to help you plan your project.

The goal is for you to budget wisely and find the right contractor to assist you in achieving a satisfactory result that would increase the value of your home.

The prices you will find here are estimates and may vary depending on unique factors related to your project, such as location, age and condition of your home, the scope of your project, materials, and size of your home.

Our partner contractors were carefully selected based on their track record, qualifications, and quality of service.

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Interior Renovations that add value to your home

Add value to your home with interior renovations.

Several interior renovations can improve the quality of your life, help you save on monthly bills, and increase the value of your property.

Over time, the home’s interior will need repairs or upgrades. Paint, flooring, cabinets, ceiling, and mechanical systems such as heating, plumbing, and electrical will require improvement due to wear and tear.

Find inspiration from any of the home improvement projects as follows:

Heating and Air-conditioning

Upgrade your heating and air-conditioning system.

You don’t want to feel too hot or too cold inside your home. When temperatures are inconsistent, it may be a sign that a change is needed.

HVAC systems are critical components of every home as they make the home comfortable, convenient, and safe.

Type of project Estimated Cost
Vertical window air-conditioner Starts at $399 for 450 sq. ft. area
Central air-conditioning Starts at $3,200 (varies based on tonnage and energy-efficiency)
Ceiling air-conditioning At least $6,000
Heat pump $4,000 or higher depending on energy-efficiency and tonnage
Natural gas heating system $5,000 to $6,000
Propane heating system $4,000 to $5,000
Electric furnace $2,500 to $3,500
Installation of a condensing boiler $4,000 to $12,000


When you upgrade your heating and cooling system, you also benefit from higher energy savings each month.


Lighting/ Electricity Upgrades

Socket installation or repairs by licensed electricians.

Lighting and electricity upgrades can make the home more energy-efficient. New lighting can also increase security, improve comfort and safety, and make the home’s interior more beautiful.

Standard socket $250
240V electrical circuit $350 to $550
120V electrical circuit $350 to $550
New electrical panel $600 to $800
Auxiliary electrical panel $300 to $500
Upgrade of a 200A electrical panel $2000 to $2500
Upgrade of a 100A electrical panelnot up to code $1500 to $1800
upgrade of a 100A electrical panel already up to code $800 to $1000


Certified electricians in our network can help you with lighting and electrical upgrades. Fill out the form on this page to get free and no-obligation quotes!

Bathroom renovations: Small or large-scale projects

Professional floor tiling for a bathroom renovation.

Below are prices for different bathroom improvements that can be tailored to your needs.


Type of project Estimated cost
Shower replacement with another
Layout modification of plumbing with laying of tiles
Standard shower
$300 to $800
New tub $1,500 or more
New toilet $150 to $200 (basic)
$300 to $400 (standard)
$500 to $700 (high-end)
add $40 to $60 per hour for plumber’s fees
New Sink installation $400 to $600
Laminate countertop $5 to $25 per square foot
Ceramic countertop $1 to $35 per square foot
Granite countertop $50 to $150 per square foot
Ceramic tile flooring (6 x 9 bath)
Ceramic tile flooring (3 x 4 mosaic)
$1500 to $3000
$800 to $1,500
Tile backsplash
(average of 30 square feet)
$1000 to $1500
with labor
Upgrading the entire plumbing of a bathroom $5,000 or more

Plumbing is an integral aspect of a home renovation and it be as simple as installing a new sink or faucet to changing the layout.

It can be complicated to know the exact cost of a complete bathroom renovation but our partner contractors can give you an accurate estimate.

Connect with reputable bathroom contractors and plumbing specialists using our short online form!

Interior painting

Paint interior walls to brighten up your home.

Painting the interior of your home – living room, kitchen, bedrooms, hallway, or dining room can do wonders to brighten it up.

In general, interior and exterior surfaces of the home must be repainted every 5 years or so.

The cost of a professional painting job depends on the experience of the painter. If you go through a contractor, their price includes a warranty for the work and the necessary liability insurance for your peace of mind.

In Montreal, painters may charge $60 per hour. While part-timers like student painters can charge lower rates, the quality of the work may not be as good and the progress of the work will be slower.

We can put you in touch with painting contractors for your house painting. Just fill out the form on this page and receive free and no-obligation quotes.

Kitchen renovations

New kitchen countertops for a kitchen renovation.

A kitchen renovation is very popular and offers one of the highest levels of satisfaction among home renovation projects.

It improves the kitchen which is quite often used by the whole family and also increases home value.

Below is a summary of the average costs of kitchen renovations from our partner contractors in the Greater Montreal Area.

Standard kitchen renovation $23,000 – $25,000
Mid-range kitchen renovation $32,000 – $40,000
High-end kitchen renovation $50,000 – $60,000

Work with any of our kitchen renovation partners and take advantage of their experience in selecting the design and materials based on your budget.

Windows and Doors Replacement

Install energy-efficient windows and doors.

The cost to heat and cool your home increases significantly if doors and windows are not doing the job they are meant to do.

Doors and windows have aesthetic purposes but they also have important functions including keeping the heat and cool air in and letting natural light in.

Upgrade doors and windows to enhance curb appeal and benefit from tax credits for energy-efficient windows. Lower your monthly energy bill and increase your home’s value at the same time.


PVC casement windows $20,000 – $22,000
PVC Sliding windows $16,000 – $18,000
Hybrid casement windows $18,000 – $20,000
Hybrid sliding windows $18,000 – 20,000

* Estimated price for 10 windows with installation

Basement renovation

Professional basement renovation contractor inspecting the work.

Many homeowners forget about the potential of adding living space with a basement renovation. It can be used as a family room, an entertainment room, a basement apartment, or a home office.

Below are the standard prices for basement renovation projects in Montreal.


Turnkey project without a bathroom
$35,000 – $50,000
Bathroom $15,000 – $25,000
Flooring $5 to $15 per square foot
Insulation $3 per square foot
Ceiling $5 to $6 per square foot
Walls and Joints Sealing Gypsum: $3 to $4 per square foot
Joints: $1800 – $2000


The more bells and whistles you want for your basement – wet bar, kitchen, spa shower, etc., the higher the cost of your project.

Consult our basement renovation partners to get reliable quotes for your basement renovation today!

Types of exterior renovations and their prices

Roof replacement for the home.

The exterior of the home is just as important as what is inside. Elements of the home’s exterior such as the roof, siding, gutters, French drain, fence, foundation, insulation, etc. are essential to keeping the structure safe and durable.

Thus, homeowners also need to schedule exterior home renovations from time to time to maintain the property.


Water infiltration can damage the home if the roof is not in tip-top shape. Our partner roofing contractors can assist you.

Below is a list of the standard prices of most types of roofs:

Type of Roof Average cost
Asphalt Shingles $7 – $9 per sq. ft.
Elastomeric membrane $18-$23 per sq. ft.
TPO/EPDM $12-$15 per sq. ft.
Metal $20 – $35 per sq. ft.
Bitumen $12 – $15 per sq. ft.
Slate $30 – $45 per sq. ft.

We have roofing partners in Montreal and all across Quebec. Contact us using the short online form below to receive FREE and NO-OBLIGATIONquotes for your roofing needs.

Siding Replacement

Exterior siding installation by a professional.

Exterior siding improves the home’s appearance to outsiders and also protects the structure of the home. Over time, siding can start to look old or in disrepair. Fortunately, siding replacement is an easy and inexpensive home improvement project.

Type of siding material Average price
(per square foot)
Aluminum $10 – $12
Vinyl $8 – $12
Engineered wood $15 – $20
Acrylic- stucco $12 – $15
Fiber cement $10 – $15
Stone or Brick $50 – $55

Replacing your siding is important work that must be done by the right professional. If installed incorrectly, your home could get water damage.

Work with our partner contracts to ensure your project is done well and avoid unnecessary repairs.

French drain

Digging to make drainage system.


A French drain is important to your home’s exterior as it protects against water infiltration. It directs water away from your property to keep the foundation from being damaged.

If you replace your French drain, you can also change the waterproof membrane of your home’s foundation. This further protects your structure for many years to come.

Drain and waterproofing $140 – $180
Crack repairs $1,000 – $1,500
Submersible pump $1,500 – $1,800
Water outlet/sewer $6,000 – $8,000
Window well $500 – $600

If you have problems with your French drain or want to install one on your property, get in touch with reputable contractors using our short online form!


A solid façade can last one hundred years or more. This is why it is important to hire a reliable mason to construct bases and make sure the building will last.

Sometimes, masonry repairs become essential in the home. Below is a list of several types of masonry work and their average costs.

Repointing $15 – $25 per hour
Bowing $30 – $40 per hour
Ledges $600 – $650 each
Lintels $1,000 0 $1,800 each
Install new bricks $40 – $50 per hour
Plastered foundation $8 per sq. ft.


You can find masonry contractors in our network using our short online form! Get free and no-obligation quotes for your masonry needs.


Home additions: Livable space & Increased Home value

Plans for a home addition.

Change is inevitable. There comes a time when the space in the home is no longer enough because kids grow older, families get bigger, and lifestyles change.

In the past, homeowners sold their homes to buy bigger homes to accommodate growing needs. But the more practical and less expensive option is to build a home addition or a home expansion.

You can continue to live in the neighborhood you love and continue to be part of your community. At the same time, expanding your house can provide the extra space you need.


Add a 4-season sunroom for year-round use.

A 4-season sunroom is a great way to enjoy the sun and nature, regardless of weather conditions. You can use a sunroom as an entertainment area, for dining, relaxing, or even for working.

2 and 3-season sunrooms are less expensive but they are not as comfortable during the winter season.

With a 4-season sunroom, you can always enjoy the sun without leaving the comfort of your home.

Prices for sunrooms vary based on the size, materials, and design. But to give you a good idea, the average cost of a sunroom is $320 to $400 per sq. ft.

On average, homeowners in Montreal spend from $40,000 to $50,000 for a sunroom addition.


single or 2-car garage addition in Montreal.

Homeowners can choose between a detached and an attached garage but qualified contractors are necessary for this type of project.

Find below the average cost of garage additions:

Type of garage Cost of materials and labor
Single-car garage (turn-key) $55,000 – $70,000
2-car garage (turnkey) $100,000 – $130,000
2-car garage (bare) $80,000 – $100,000

The following factors influence the cost of a garage addition:

  • Structure
  • Exterior
  • Plumbing
  • Windows
  • Door
  • Drain
  • Electrical

Would you like to know how much you need to build a garage on your property? Request for free and no-obligation quotes using our short online form.

Second-floor addition

Double the livable space with a second floor addition.


Adding a second floor to your house will be similar to the ground floor area. This type of project is the specialty of home addition contractors.

Floor additions are for bungalows but expanding a split-level home can also considered as adding another floor. Structural work is required and the municipality will need the approval of a structural engineer attesting that your foundation can support an additional floor.

A second-floor addition is a complex project and is quite an expensive one. It is cheaper, though, than buying a new house to expand your livable space.


Type of addition Features Average cost
Budget/Economy extra bedrooms with modest bathrooms and economy fixtures $180 – $200/ sq. ft.
Standard with HVAC system, 2-3 bedrooms, ensuite, or a large bathroom $250 – $300 / sq. ft.
Luxury with HVAC system, high-end bathroom fixtures, balcony $350 – $400 / sq. ft.

General contractors can specialize in home additions and will be able to manage this type of project efficiently.

His role will be to assist in the planning stage and consult with engineers and architects during planning and to supervise all of the work throughout the construction period.

With a general contractor, you will have peace of mind that your home addition will be up to code and of a high-quality.

Connect with renovation contractors in Montreal at no cost!

Renovation contractors in Montreal for all types of projects.

We would like to help you plan an efficient and enjoyable renovation project that maximizes your budget.

You can obtain up to 3 quotes from our reputable partners to compare and choose the best fit for your needs and goals.

Whatever your project is – interior renovation, exterior renovation, or a home addition, we have the best contractors to assist you from start to finish.

Simply fill out the form on this page and get connected to licensed and insured home renovation contractors in your area.

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