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Building Permits For Renovations- Do You Need One?

Most homeowners today are not that knowledgeable about the regulations for obtaining a building permit when it comes to a renovation project. Some homeowners may ask themselves- “Why do I need a building permit for a renovation project?” Well the answer is simple; your home renovation must meet some basic requirements for structural soundness that is set out by the …

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New Chief Appointed for Home Builders

Dave Depencier of Depencier Builders in Dresden is the newly-elected president of the Chatham-Kent Home Builders’ Association. Depencier succeeds Wayne Faas of Faas Construction Ltd. of Ridgetown. Trevor Mailloux of TMC Construction in Chatham will serve as vice-president and Rick Zavitz of Chatham-Kent Ready Mix is secretary. Ed Dejonge of Ed Dejonge Consturction was elected treasurer. Directors are Mike Vandersluis …

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The Underground Economy in Renovations… Don’t be Tempted

Doing a renovation of any size and having a construction contractor offer to take cash for their job instead of charging you 13% HST would be very tempting, especially on a large scale project. However here are some very important things that you should think about before you make it a “cash deal”. This is the real problem, you can’t …

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