Setting a standard of excellence for Canadian home service contractors How can homeowners looking to renovate ensure they don’t get burned by a contractor who ghosts, flakes or doesn’t build to code? With no official regulations for home improvement contractors, the risk is entirely on the individual. Something Keith Riley of is looking to change. “Everyone’s heard a story about someone hiring [...]

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Calgary Line Painting – What Does It Mean?

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