Calgary Homeowners Seek Justice…

Crazy the kind of companies out there.  I just ran across this today.  Can you believe that companies are willing to take advantage of people like this?

Story is from here.

“A handful of homeowners around Calgary are hoping to see justice after alleging a contractor ripped them off nearly $500,000.

“I was so overtaken by his charm and his personality,” explained Sabrina Watson who hired Kieron Warren to renovate her Chestermere home.

“I just completely threw everything out the door.”

The Watsons eventually fired Kieron Warren, but it was only after they had already paid him $188,000 for home renovation work.  The Watsons eventually fired Kieron Warren, but it was only after they had already paid him $188,000 for home renovation work. (Colleen Underwood/CBC)

As weeks went by, Watson says Warren began to gut her home, but little seemed to get replaced.

When she started questioning the process, she says Warren always had a satisfying answer.

The Watsons then took a vacation to Florida and Warren texted the couple every day about work getting done.

But it was a different story when the Watsons returned home from their trip.

“I literally fell to my knees, my husband started screaming, and we realized (Warren) had been lying to us the whole time we were gone,” Watson said.

She and her husband eventually fired Warren, but they had already paid him $151,000 for his work, and another $37,000 for his contractors, which Watson alleges Warren never paid.”

This story just shows how careful you need to be when hiring companies.  Don’t just hire them based on their charm but really do your research.

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Home Renovations Companies Calgary – Why Pinnacle May Be The Right Option For You

So you’re looking to get some renovations done in Calgary but you’re trying to figure out who to hire.  Obviously, getting renos done in your home is a huge emotional project and you want it done with professionalism and care.

There are so many home renovations companies in Calgary so where do you even begin?  Well, lucky for you, there are not too many really, really good renovation companies.  Have you ever heard the nightmare stories of a renovation project taking way longer than it should and costing more than agreed upon?

The truth is you’ll end up spending quite a bit getting renovations done in Calgary… it’s just an expensive city to live in.  Some people think they are doing good by shopping around and finding the best deal.  But, if you have ever done renovations you’ll understand that this is probably not the best idea.

Let’s say your reno is going to cost $50,000 (just for example sake).  You may be able to find a company willing to do it for $40,000.  That means you’d save yourself a whopping $10,000!  Seems like a great deal, right?

Well, not always…

More often than not, saving money ends up costing you time and money.  What happens when the quality isn’t to your liking?  Or what happens when they mess something up and claim it wasn’t them?  Or what happens if the project ends up taking way longer than expected because they are trying to spread their resources to reduce cost?

I’m sure you would agree that if you are going to spend tens of thousands of dollars on a reno project it might as well be done with the highest quality and on time.  What is the point in saving a few thousand if those two things aren’t done?

Getting the best quality pays off… sure the company who provides high quality workmanship may cost more upfront but it always ends up paying off by increasing the resell value of the home.  People know when they see quality!

At Pinnacle Renovations you will get the highest quality and the best part is that they will guarantee the project finish date or you start receiving a check from them!  What would it be worth knowing that your project will be done right and on time?  That’s huge, especially in the renovation industry!

Give Pinnacle a call today and I’m sure you won’t be disappointed.

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Bathroom Reno Projects Better Left To Plumbers In Okotoks

Think you have what it takes to complete a bathroom renovation project from start to finish all on your own? Well you may want to reconsider, seeing that the bathroom is one of the most detailed rooms in the home to revamp.

Sure you can install some new cupboards or give the room a new coat of paint yourself, but when it comes to the actual plumbing, it’s really recommended that you contact plumbers in Okotoks or the city you live in.

Why you ask? Well plumbing often takes a skilled professional to ensure that the pipes are correctly fitted, faucets are hooked up properly and that the installation is secure and complete.

Even if you “think” you did it correctly, there could be an underlying issue that you don’t even see, until you find a leak that has damaged your property extensively down the road.

That’s why any large-scale renos in Calgary should be taken care of by expert contractors in the appropriate fields. This way you will not only ensure you get your money’s worth, but you wont have to worry about having to redo your mistakes in the future.

For more information on Calgary Renovations, please visit our website at http://calgaryrenovations.org/ or contact us at 10672 46th Street SE, Calgary, Alberta or 1-403-800-0350.

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Professionals Suggested For Calgary Renovation Projects

Let’s be realistic, we are all so busy with work, family and other commitments, who possibly thinks they have the time, let alone the energy, to take on a home reno project themselves.

In fact, Calgary renovations, no matter if you are thinking of doing some work in the kitchen, bathroom or living area, are huge undertakings and not for someone with little to no background.

Even if you have some experience in building or design, or even are fairly handy around the home, it can be a large stress on the family, especially if it’s a large scale project.

And if you’re thinking it’s going to be as quick and easy as you see on television, let’s not forget we all don’t have the finances, the time, let alone the experience as a professional, such as Mike Holmes.

If you really feel you need to contribute in some way, why not pick up a paint brush and do your part. This is of course a good idea, unless you live in a really large home or if you plan on painting every room on the property.

Bottom line is, hire professionals like electricians, carpenters, interior designers and even those that take on plumbing jobs in Calgary and don’t sweat the small stuff.

For more information on Calgary Renovations, please visit our website at http://calgaryrenovations.org/ or contact us at 10672 46th Street SE, Calgary, Alberta or 1-403-800-0350.

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