The question has been asked a lot in the past two years and one man who owns a construction company, said he’s not sure what to make of the survey.
“We’ve done our own surveys in the last few years and we’ve found that most people have this misconception that if you want to do a new project, you have to buy this stuff,” said Joe Gavaris, who has been working on projects for a long time.
“Some of the material, the wood, the concrete, the roofing materials, the insulation, it costs a lot to do it right, and that’s why we’re getting rid of them.” “
Gavares said he bought the roof of his home from a contractor and has had to pay for more insulation. “
Some of the material, the wood, the concrete, the roofing materials, the insulation, it costs a lot to do it right, and that’s why we’re getting rid of them.”
Gavares said he bought the roof of his home from a contractor and has had to pay for more insulation.
He said the materials he’s been buying are more valuable than what he was expecting to pay in materials.
But Gavades said he doesn’t understand why so many people don’t buy them.
“I’m not sure why so few people have bought it and I just don’t understand it,” Gavas said.
“It’s a little bit scary because when I started my project, I didn’t think it was going to take that long, I thought I was going be able to get it done in about two years.”
The survey asked Canadians what materials they want to buy.
The results showed a lot people wanted to buy building materials such as concrete, brick and timber, and materials like asphalt.
However, the survey also asked about how much materials they would be willing to pay, which led to some people questioning the value of the stuff.
“One of the questions was, ‘How much do you want the material?'” said Chris St. Laurent, a certified professional geologist and an architect in Calgary who is working on a new residential project.
“That’s really hard for me because I’m an engineer and I know what a good building material is, so I was like, ‘Okay, so how much does a good piece of concrete cost?'”
He said he wanted to get some quotes before doing any concrete work.
The survey also found many people would like to buy concrete or asphalt, but would not want to pay $5 million for it.
“You know the difference between a $1,000 (premium) and a $500 (premier), and I don’t know if you’re going to get that with that much material,” St. Laurets said.
A survey of the people who answered the survey found that people are not always aware of the value and importance of certain materials.
The cost of the new roof is $1.5 million, but Gavarians said the contractor should have charged $5,000.
He also said the survey showed that some people thought they would have to pay a lot for concrete, but not necessarily the $5 or $10 million he was told.
“In fact, the materials that I’m asking for, that I can buy for $5.25 or $5,” Gevaris said, “it’s $2.25 to $3.25.”
Construction company workers in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, which are also seeing new construction start up, were surprised by the results.
“Most people have heard of the cost of construction materials, and they know that it’s about $5 a square foot and they don’t think of the other stuff that goes into building materials,” said Doug Smith, president of the Canadian Building and Construction Trades Council.
“But they’re getting this wrong.”
Smith said the costs of materials can be higher than the price they sell for.
“There are two ways to make this calculation,” Smith said.
If a contractor doesn’t charge a reasonable amount, then the buyer might think they’re paying more than the cost they’re buying, and if the contractor charges a reasonable price, the buyer could be making a lot more money.
“So you can actually have this scenario where people think that they’re saving $5 to $10 or $15 a square-foot, which is actually more money that they would save in other materials,” Smith added.
Smith said some people don�t know how to think about building materials and the value they have.
“People can buy concrete and asphalt and think, ‘Well I’ll have that for my project,'” Smith said, adding some people are buying material they’re not expecting to spend much on.