Renco Home Improvements2022-02-16T20:06:33+00:00
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Looking for an Ottawa foundation and basement contractor you can trust?

Meet Renco, Ottawa homeowners’ choice for trusted advice, quality work, and service since 2002.


Foundation Crack Repair

Ottawa’s freeze and thaw cycle can damage the foundation of your home.

Handyman Repair Service

We provide professional handyman repair services to help homeowners with small jobs.


Bathroom Renovation

Adding a new or updating an old bathroom adds value to your home.


Foundation Crack Repair

Ottawa’s freeze and thaw cycle can damage the foundation of your home.


Basement Waterproofing

Basement leaks are very common in spring for Ottawa homeowners.

Foundation Inspections

Professional foundation inspections to identify issues and solutions.

Since 2002 we’ve built a strong reputation as a trusted high-quality Ottawa renovation company.


Get Professional Advice on Your Project or Repair

Start by speaking directly with Renco Owner Terry Fraser.

Renco Home Improvement is one of Ottawa’s most trusted foundation repair contractors. For over 20 years, we have provided a full range of renovation and foundation repair services, including basement waterproofing, foundation crack repair, bathroom renovations, and basement renovations. Each of our projects is backed by a transferrable warranty signed-off by owner Terry Fraser, so you can feel comfortable with the quality of workmanship and materials.


Need Foundation Repair Help?

Foundation cracks
Basement leaks
Exterior basement waterproofing
Mold & moisture damage
Basement windows

Planning a Renovation?

Finished basements
Inlaw suite renovation
Extend front entranceways
New bathroom installation
Exterior home additions

Explore examples of our recent projects

We take pride in all jobs, no matter how small or large, and each is backed by the Renco Home Warranty.

Julie W.

Terry explained the full range of options, not just the priciest ones. His quote was pretty much what I paid, except for some extra material costs where I asked them to upgrade to a steel door.

Jane Foti
Basement waterproofing and leak repair

Owner Terry was very patient and explained the entire process to waterproof the foundation of our historic 90yr old house which begun leaking in spring after the winter thaw.

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Frequently asked questions

We meet with hundreds of Ottawa homeowners each year. Here are some of the most common questions they ask:

Do repair projects and new renovations come with a warranty?2019-03-16T17:14:41+00:00

Yes, all projects are covered by Renco’s transferable warranty program so you can be confident in your investment.

Plus if you sell your home the warranty is transferred to the next owner.


Is the Renco written job quote the same as our final bill?2019-02-14T20:31:20+00:00

Yes it is (providing you don’t decide on additional work or changes). A Renco estimator will visit your proposed renovation site and discuss the project with you. We then provide a written estimate that exactly details the work we will do and what materials we will use.

Is a City of Ottawa building permit required?2019-06-07T19:27:19+00:00

In Ottawa, a building permit is usually required to renovate, demolish, construct or make permanent changes to the use of your home. Examples of projects requiring a building permit include:

  • Load-bearing structures
  • Plumbing updates
  • Electrical changes
  • Major home additions

Getting a building permit is for your safety and ensures that all work passes safety standards, keeping your home insurable.

We work with you to make the building permits process go smooth.  We have done successfully hundreds of times and can prevent roadblocks that slow your project done.

For more information visit the City of Ottawa’s “Building Permits and Renovating” webpage. 



Another contractor gave us a lower quote. Why is yours higher?2019-01-15T21:35:35+00:00

Our job quote is our final price (see above), removing the possibility of “creeping” costs as the work proceeds. A Renco quote comes from a trained professional—it isn’t “loaded” to get the job (unfortunately, less scrupulous contractors will quote on a job knowing full well that the project will require extra costs that the homeowner doesn’t have much choice but to pay once the job is underway).

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What’s the next step?

Get a no-obligation estimate for your next home improvement project.

Getting started is simple: just call our Ottawa office today at (613) 859-2228. During first call we will set up a free appointment where you can get design ideas, cost estimates and timelines.

Get a job estimate today.

Planning a project? Fixing a repair? Get Renco to provide an in-person consultation today.

Email Renco

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