Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have any questions about working with Coastal Glades for your renovation project? We have put together a list of frequently asked questions to provide you with some answers. If you have any particular concerns about your renovation project, feel free to contact our team today!

In considering a comprehensive mid-grade bathroom renovation, it's advisable to anticipate an investment ranging from $18,000 to $35,000 plus GST. This overall figure covers associated labor and materials. If aiming for a more upscale bathroom transformation, the budget shifts to over $35,000 exclusive of GST. It's worth noting that these estimations revolve around the typical bathroom dimensions, which span around 40-50 square feet. However, it's important to recognize that these figures serve as broad benchmarks, as each project boasts distinct elements that influence the ultimate budgetary requirements.

The cost of kitchen renovations is subject to fluctuations based on factors such as location, requisite trades, and the caliber of materials selected. Kitchen renovation expenses generally span from $500 to $1500 per square foot. As a result, the overall investment for a comprehensive kitchen renovation could fall within the spectrum of $50,000 to $150,000. While planning your budget, it's prudent to weigh in aspects like an optimal layout that maximizes space, providing a sense of expansiveness without straining your finances. Moreover, you might consider material choices, such as utilizing eco-friendly or natural countertops, which offer a more budget-conscious alternative to premium materials, all while ensuring the longevity required for years to come.

At Coastal Glades Renovations, we understand the significance of trust and first impressions. Right from your initial inquiry, your experience is important. We take responsibility for transforming your house, managing everything from planning to completion. Being proactive with our trades and communicating possible changes to the budget before the work moves forward.

Embarking on a renovation can be daunting, which is why we're dedicated to providing a stress-free process. As your general contractor, we oversee every aspect, from design to final touches. Our experienced team manages logistics, coordinates with subcontractors, and maintains project timelines. You can relax and watch your dream renovation come to life seamlessly.

Design excellence is at the core of what we do. We're a design-driven team that values the impact of a well-executed vision. We collaborate closely with designers throughout the renovation journey, striving to exceed expectations at every stage. Our goal is to transform spaces into functional and breathtakingly beautiful homes.

We offer comprehensive solutions to meet all your renovation needs. Our full-service approach eliminates the hassle of dealing with multiple contractors. From design and permits to construction and finishing touches, our skilled professionals specialize in various trades. This ensures precision and attention to detail in every aspect of the project.

Communication is fundamental to our process. We maintain clear communication channels between the office, project managers, design team, and homeowners. This system enables us to understand your vision, address concerns promptly, and provide regular updates. Transparent communication fosters trust, collaboration, and ensures a smoother renovation process. You'll be well-informed throughout planning and construction, enabling timely decisions and adjustments as needed.

Your journey starts with your inquiry, fill out our intake form and be connect with our staff quickly. Once we gather some basic information you will be booked for a zoom call with our sales team to talk finer details of your project. After we establish a good fit and budget that works we come to your house to take some measure ups, a walk through video and pictures which allows us to build a detailed scope to send out to our team for pricing. 

  • Typically a custom bathroom renovation will take up to 4 weeks
  • A typical kitchen will be about 8 weeks 
  • Custom renovation timelines are based on scope of work and design 
  • Full gut Home renovations can take up to a year or longer

Having a clear understanding of your budget allows your contractor to steer you towards attainable objectives while staying within your financial scope. Leveraging their expertise, they can discern which tasks align with your budget and which elements of the project should be prioritized. Talking budget also gives your contractor the opportunity to let you know if they can do your project for the amount you have. All contractors have different operating costs and have to price projects according to not only the service they provide but the amount it costs them to produce the service. 

Generally, you'll be required to have a permit to begin construction, such as:

  • Any new construction (new buildings and/or renovations to existing buildings that create a new area)
  • Changing the land use of an existing commercial space
  • Adding a secondary suite to an existing house
  • Renovation projects that include moving interior walls and/or existing plumbing, electrical, or gas lines
  • Structural repairs
  • Drywall repairs to fire separations in multi-unit residential buildings
  • Building or altering a garage, shed, or deck
  • Renovating or tenant improvements for a new or existing commercial space

Change orders are additional jobs that modify your project's scope of work and budget. There are 3 categories of change orders: site condition, client request, error/omission. Change orders can also be a reduction of the scope of work, which should result in a credit in the project cost. Our process is for our on site team to submit the CO info to our office, who then send that info with pricing on a signable sheet to the client. Once signed off on we can move forward with the change or credit. 

  • All projects can have different payment plan structures based on the size and complexity of the project. 
  • 0 to 10k - 50% deposit before project start and 50% upon project completion 
  • Projects above 10k payments will be based on project milestones usually 4 payments  
  • Projects above 150k payments will be based on project milestones - anticipate 1 payment per month until project completion.   

Yes, deposits are necessary to be able to lock in our trades and order materials prior to projects starting.

Coastal Glades does not offer financing, for financing options you can chat with your local bank or credit union.

If you are including any of the following as part of your project, you can qualify for up to 40k in rebates back on your project! 

  • Heat pump, Natural gas furnace or boiler 
  • Natural gas fireplace (secondary) 
  • Natural gas combo (space & water heating)
  • (Hotwater)Electric heat pump 
  • Natural gas water heater 

Renewable energy 

Air sealing 


Windows and doors 


Coastal Glades Renovations is a full home renovation company trusted by families in the Vancouver area.

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