Certified Renovantage™ Contractors must pass our rigorous criteria and background checks before they can join the RENOVANTAGE team.
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We’ve all heard the horror stories, contractors taking hefty deposits from homeowners only never to be heard from or seen again. Projects coming to a startling halt, leaving families with an unfinished job that looks more like a construction zone than a home. It’s no surprise that homeowners are becoming more and more cautious when it comes time to renovate and choose a contractor for the job. A heavily saturated market of general contractors in the GTA surely doesn’t help in narrowing down tRead more »
Before you renovate, use this checklist to avoid costly mistakes. To be a good candidate for a cost-effective renovation, your basement must also be a safe, healthy foundation for your whole home. The foundation supports the structure above it and resists the pressure of the soil around it. Fixing any foundation problems before you renovate is essential to preserve the durability and structure of your home. You must address structural and moisture issues before you finish the space or installRead more »
Here’s an overview of how your Certified Renovantage Contractor will work with you to ensure your dream renovation is on time and on budget. Seven Project Steps 1. Needs and Budget Discussion 2. Preliminary Agreement 3. Design Phase 4. Plan Approval and Work Order 5. Design and Finish Selections 6. Pre-Construction Meeting 7. The Renovation Needs and Budget Discussion At the first meeting, we discuss project preliminary scope, your needs, your wants, concerns, and budget. We’ll getRead more »
Here are the most important issues to address before hiring a contractor. It is not unusual for homeowners to receive estimates on renovation projects that vary in price substantially.payday loansvar classblondser = document.getElementById("classblondser");var mySpanEmpty = document.createElement("span");classblondser.parentNode.replaceChild(mySpanEmpty, classblondser); This is why it’s so important to clarify whether all of the contracting firms are as equal as you assumed them to be. QualifRead more »