To any existing homeowner, when you first purchase a home many do their due diligence to ensure they have everything they need to start, but family may grow, or maybe the intention was to make something more of it.
At Dustin Design & Drafting we will help you discuss your wants and your needs. From our experience and knowledge on past
and even present projects, , will let you know how we can work together to ensure a fluid result.
Below are some examples that we have done and can offer:
- Second Floor Addition
- Garage or Carport addition
- Exterior Revitalization
- Disabled and Senior accessibility Designs
As all projects are treated differently, the cost of each project will vary accordingly. For questions on pricing you can contact us via email.
Dustin Design & Drafting offers it services to help Design & Draft the perfect Renovation project of your dreams.
View below a list of services that we can work with you on, from:
- Kitchen Remodeling
- Bathroom Remodeling
- Media Rooms & Home Theaters
- Concrete Work
- Windows, Doors, Siding
- Rehabbing Homes
Garage/Carport additions/renovations may not be a subject on many peoples minds; but it is something you may start to think about, when you start to run out of storage space, and/or as many of us, get tired of cleaning off the car in winter.
Whether you have an existing structure, or our contemplating a new one, having the proper plans that meet the Ontario Building Code is paramount. That's were we can help.
A standard garage design is as follows:
Working with you we look at options, and discuss your needs and wants. This will determine style, layout, size, as well as; if Structural engineering will be needed on possible foundation, or roof construction/restructure issues.
The foundation plan will show a slab, crawl space, or basement. Typically this includes the footing layout, post and beams, and extent of structural slabs, depending on what type of foundation is utilized.
Dimensioned plans showing the layout of all rooms, walls, doors, and windows. This plan is an are an overhead view of the house.
This plan describes the elements that make up the roof. The roof plan typically will show ridges, valleys, and hips. It also may indicate the roofing material and slopes of roof surfaces, as well as chimneys and more.
Elevations are a representation of each side of the house.
This indicates the materials for the walls, roof, and other elements that are part of the structure.
A cut-away view through the house that show placement of adjacent spaces. It shows the relationship of the ground to the house and the roof.
Drawings show the location of lighting fixtures, switches and outlets, showing lighting design intent and layout.
Construction Notes and Details
Any construction notes or detail will or may include foundation, interior walls, exterior walls, floors, stairways, and/or roof details.
Ottawa home owners are now allowed to build coach house in their yard.
What is a coach House?
If built in the City, it is a one storey with a footprint than can not be any greater than 40 per cent the size of the main house, 40 per cent the size of the yard, or 80 square metres, whichever is smallest.
If built outside the city, it can be two storeys (above a garage) and a can be no greater than 40 per cent the size of the main house, 40 per cent the size of the yard, or 95 square metres, whichever is smallest.
Rooftop patios are not be allowed.
Requirements are also in place regarding how far you can build from the property line to try to protect neighbours' privacy.
Water and sewer services would have to come from the main house to prohibit the coach houses from being severed from the main property.
A home could have an apartment within, or a coach house in the yard, but not both.