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18 09, 2014

Experience, Licensing and City of Calgary Permits

By |September 18th, 2014|City of Calgary building permits, Construction experience, Finding your renovation contractor in Calgary, Licensing|Comments Off on Experience, Licensing and City of Calgary Permits

As I mentioned before I will be talking about a few points in each of the next several blog posts that you should consider before hiring your renovation company.  Hope you find this information useful!

Licensing/credibility

Ensuring that your general contractor is licensed with the City of Calgary should be one […]

3 08, 2014

Cleanliness of and access to Jobsites, Products and WCB and Liability Insurance

By |August 3rd, 2014|Access to jobsites, Clean jobsites, Finding your renovation contractor in Calgary, Liability insurance, Product suppliers, WCB insurance|Comments Off on Cleanliness of and access to Jobsites, Products and WCB and Liability Insurance

Cleanliness and Access to Job Sites

For all renovation projects, but especially smaller ones where you will be living in your home during the work, you will want to hire a contractor who will keep their job sites clean and orderly.  Some questions to ask are whether tools are stored […]

24 06, 2014

Interior Design, Individual Personalities, Dialogue and Respect for Your Budget

By |June 24th, 2014|Dialogue and problem solving, Finding your renovation contractor in Calgary, Interior design, Respect for your budget|Comments Off on Interior Design, Individual Personalities, Dialogue and Respect for Your Budget

Today we’re talking about the next few points off of my original list of things to consider when hiring your renovation contractor.  Let’s think about whether the renovation contractor you are considering hiring offers access to an interior designer that they collaborate with, how your individual personalities interact and […]

12 06, 2014

Finding your Renovation Contractor in Calgary

By |June 12th, 2014|Ability to view previous work, Access to jobsites, City of Calgary building permits, Clean jobsites, Client referrals, Construction experience, Credibility, Dialogue and problem solving, Finding your renovation contractor in Calgary, Interior design, Licensing, Project management, Quotes, Renovation scheduling, Respect for your budget, Subtrade contractors, Warranty, WCB insurance|Comments Off on Finding your Renovation Contractor in Calgary

As a homeowner, there’s a good chance that you’re thinking about renovating or making some changes to your home.  Whether now or in the future a base of good research will help you work towards creating a renovation you will love, day after day.

Perhaps you’ve walked through a friend’s […]

5 05, 2014

Warranties, Ability to View Previous Work and Referrals

By |May 5th, 2014|Ability to view previous work, Client referrals, Finding your renovation contractor in Calgary, Warranty|Comments Off on Warranties, Ability to View Previous Work and Referrals

Well this is our sixth and last blog post in our mini-series on things that you will want to consider when hiring your renovation contractor in Calgary, Alberta.  I hope that this information has been useful to you.  Looking forward to sharing more renovation advice with you in future […]

1 03, 2014

Renovation Quotes, Scheduling and Employees, Subtrade Contractors and Suppliers

By |March 1st, 2014|Finding your renovation contractor in Calgary, Project management, Quotes, Renovation scheduling, Subtrade contractors|Comments Off on Renovation Quotes, Scheduling and Employees, Subtrade Contractors and Suppliers

Welcome to our fourth blog post discussing points you should be looking for when considering who you will choose to renovate your home or work space.

Quotes

Does your chosen contractor provide a detailed outline with the scope of work and products covered by their quoted price for your planned renovation?  […]