Second Suite Resources

As housing needs continue to evolve, the concept of second suites has emerged as a versatile and practical solution. Navigating through this page, you’ll discover a wealth of information on how second suites can transform your living space. Paul’s Contracting specializes in providing expert guidance and construction services to seamlessly integrate secondary units into your home, whether it’s for accommodating family members, creating rental income, or simply maximizing your property’s potential. Explore the comprehensive resources available on the page to gain insights into the benefits, design considerations, and legal aspects of second suites. From inspiring design ideas to practical tips, Paul’s Contracting is your go-to source for unlocking the full potential of your living space through the innovative concept of second suites.

Links to Grants for Legal Second Suites

Links to Local Building Permits and the Building Code

Electrical Safety Authority

Electrical Safety Authority

Lake Simcoe Conservation Authority

Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority

Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority

Links to Product and Methods Information

Want to find out more about the essential products we use for your project? Check out these web sites:

Perfect Level Master

Perfect Level Master T-Lock System

We use this system to ensure perfect tile position in all your applications.

Schluter Systems

Schluter Watertight Shower Assemblies

The Schluter®-Shower System is an integrated family of products that together form a fully bonded, watertight assembly for tiled showers. The Schluter®-Shower System eliminates the risk of failures due to water and vapor penetration and dramatically reduces total installation time.


Kiesel Royal High Performance Grout

Kiesel royal high-performance grout is smooth and easy to use. It is mould/mildew and stain resistant as well as water repellent.

Nuvent Nuheat

Nuheat Heating Mats

Nuheat mats are an efficient heating solution that install quickly and easily under tile, stone, laminate and engineered wood floors. Producing 12 watts per square foot (41 BTU’s), Nuheat mats are available in over 60 standard sizes (square & rectangle) or as a custom manufactured mats for rooms with curves and angles.


Dricore Floor Insulation

It can prevent squeaks, absorb sound but most importantly, a good subfloor allows your concrete to breathe, helping reduce the potential for mold and mildew. DRICORE® R+ is a specially made to insulate basement floors, with an R-value of 3.0, it helps makes floors feel warmer. Choose materials designed for basements.


MAAX Bathroom Products

MAAX is a leading North American manufacturer of bathroom products: Bathtubs, Shower, Shower Doors, Shower Bases, and more – build your dream bathroom with Maax.

Bathroom Renovations

Bathroom Renovations Barrie

We have successfully completed hundreds of bathroom renovations of all kinds. Our goal is to design and deliver a bathroom you will be proud of.

Basement Finishing

We measure your existing space with laser accuracy and then prepare a 2D or 3D design to help you visualize the best layout for your needs.

Legal Second Suites

Are you thinking of investing in your home to generate rental income? Many homeowners are able to convert their basement into a legal, second suite.

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    For over 14 years we have worked closely with hundreds of clients to deliver complete satisfaction. Paul’s Contracting has earned the Trusted Pros award for Best Bathroom Renovator in Barrie every year for the last nine years and we enjoy a customer satisfaction rating of 4.7/5 from over 145 customer reviews.

    Pre-planning each project is crucial for success. We prepare a detailed work scope, show the tasks to be accomplished, detailed costs and payment schedules, and the expected time to complete the project.

    We are licensed and insured to work in your home. We use premium materials and we follow all recommended installation practices. We build to last and our renovations will provide many years of satisfaction and enjoyment.

    We would be thrilled to work with you on your next bathroom or basement home renovation project.


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