Planning to renovate your investment property?
SECONDARY DWELLING UNITS (SDU) CONVERSION
Full-service SDU conversion packages include design, budget preparation, city permitting, material sourcing, project and contractor management.
Check our our RENOVATION PACKAGES to find the best solution for updating your existing unit between tenants.
Do you have a property or unit in need of renovations? Whether you just purchased a property to renovate and rent, or your last tenant destroyed the unit on their way out, we are here to help! From initial consultation, to design and drafting, budgeting, city permitting applications, contractor management, material sourcing and overall management of your project, we cover it all.
THE FRESH START
Unfinished basement … meet secondary dwelling unit (SDU)! Take your idea for an unutilized space and turn it into a turn key rental unit. Filament Construction is the Ottawa specialist in the addition of secondary dwelling units.
We offer a full-service construction package that covers the entire
process of designing and constructing a legal SDU. From initial consultation and site visit, to architectural design, permit application and city inspections, additional utility service coordination, construction, and completion - we do it all!
To learn more about the process of constructing a legal SDU, check out this article on our blog.
We even handle the market analysis, leasing and property management through our sister company, Filament Realty Management Inc.
Whether by phone, email or in-person at your property. We want to know exactly what your plans are to be able to offer our expert advice on how to maximize your projects potential
Creating an additional dwelling unit requires a variety of modifications: from enlarging/egress windows, adding exterior access to a unit, rerouting HVAC, adding additional utility services...
Cabinetry, fixtures, mouldings, lighting, paint, hardware … the myriads of finishing touches are what take a project from ho-hum to 'Where do I sign!?' We will take care of it all
Once the scale and size of the project have been determined we will prepare a detailed budget showing the breakdown of projected costs and anticipated timeline of the project
We have assembled a fantastic team of professionals to provide a dependable service to our clients. Don't worry about managing contractors and ensuring work is done right and on time
LEASING & MANAGEMENT
Once your project is complete, head over to Filament Realty Management to ensure your rental finds the best possible tenants. Be sure to sign up for a stress-free property management service!
DESIGN & DRAFTING
Depending on the scale of your project, this may include mock ups of the potential improvements, a detailed project plan and/or coordinating architectural drawings for city permitting
We aim to provide our clients with the best quality & value for their money. We work diligently to source the right materials for any project type at best deal possible for our clients.
CITY PERMIT APPLICATIONS
If required by the scale of your project, we will coordinate the architectural renderings of the planned work and submission for city permitting along with all other required documentation
Per City of Ottawa requirements, we will arrange inspections at all key stages of construction: plumbing rough-in, framing & mechanical rough-in, insulation, plumbing final, occupancy/final