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Reyed Mia (Apprentice, DIU)

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10 Steps to a Successful Renovation
« on: June 28, 2017, 04:10:09 PM »
10 Steps to a Successful Renovation

A contract establishes the foundation for a good working relationship between you and your contractor. A detailed and clearly written contract reduces confusion and misunderstandings and it helps you both see the work the same way

Use and discuss the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Renovation sample contract that includes:

Contract documents, description of the work, permits, list of subcontractors and trades, terms for payment, changes in the work,
access to the clients house, standards of work and performance, Worker’s Compensation compliance, dispute resolution,
contractor or home owner defaults and payment

Contract documents – what’s included in the contract (drawings, specifications, building permits to name a few)

Description of the work – what’s included and what’s not

Permits – what permits are required and who is responsible for obtaining them and paying for them

List of subcontractors and trades who will be on site /when /are they insured etc.

Timing for the different phases of completion for the project

Terms of payment and payment schedule

Changes in the work (on-site changes that affect the price, product availability and completion dates)

Access to the clients house (ie. Kitchen, bathrooms, arrival and departure times)

Standards of work



Compliance with Workers’ Compensation and Other Laws

Other contractors

Dispute Resolution

Default by owner and/or contractor
Reyed Mia (Apprentice, DIU)
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