Stories Tagged - Contractors
Jan. 24, 2020 | Natalie Noble
"Not understanding exactly what's involved in a renovation project is where the DIY can really come into peril," said Barry Johnson, co-owner of Dependable Renovations.
For the determined and prepared, Johnson broke down some of the most important safety considerations for DIY renovations:
Jan. 10, 2020 | Andrea Cox
Cecily Woolrich, designer and managing partner at Cochrane-based Woolrich Group Design and Construction, has a wealth of tips and advice for those pondering their next home renovation. Drawing from more than 21 years in the renovation and design industry, she wants to help reduce the stress homeowners experience when embarking on their own renovation adventures.
Feb. 28, 2019 | CREBNow
Real estate lawyer Khalil Haji offers the following practical insights for protecting yourself in your next renovation project:
Jan. 09, 2019 | Gerald Vander Pyl
July 27, 2017 | Tyler Difley
It doesn't take much asking around to find people with horror stories about renovations gone wrong, and many of those stories stem from negative experiences with contractors. Finding the right contractor(s) for your specific needs and budget is a crucial part of making your renovation dream into a reality, so it pays to do your homework.
The following is a list of questions from the Canadian Home Builders' Association (CHBA) to ask any contractor before you hire them: