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Pitfalls to Avoid When Choosing Handyman vs Contractors

Handyman as the name suggests someone who can do lots of different kinds of small jobs for homeowners at a small cost. The question is when is it a handyman job and when is it something bigger. A good way to look at it is if the job takes a few hours for a few…
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Handicap Bathroom Renovation

Aging population, injury and physical ailments and Alberta Health encouraging transition to home care as soon as possible make handicap conversions more common today. Home care is healthier but does require changes to most homes to make home care easier and safer for everyone involved. With non-handicap bathrooms many families struggle with the physical aspects…
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Help! My Contractor Disappeared With My Deposit

“FLY BY NIGHT” OPERATORS Recently we received a call from a distraught homeowner in tears because her “contractor” disappeared with her $2,000 deposit with a 10% finished bathroom in progress. The tub was removed - all she had was a toilet and vanity. She was desperate. With just one bathroom and three family members, losing…
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Help! I Have Mold in My Bathroom

WHAT IS MOLD? Mold is a microscopic living organism that floats in the air. Most are harmless – but certain molds are very serious and may require professional remediation. Mold can be annoying to keep under control. WHAT IF I’M CONCERNED ABOUT THE MOLD You can call professional remediation companies that can assess your mold…
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