General Contractor for Home Improvement

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Posted by: from North Vancouver
6/4/2012 at 8:00:41 PM

My wife and I have recently purchased a three bedroom home (older home) in North Vancouver. We would like to work with a general contractor on our renovations (floors, bathroom, kitchen, some electrical and ceiling); and would like to know how long it would take to have a contractor review our needs, as well as how much a consult would cost.

I typically work with people referred to me, and wanted to open up our search to this portal.....just in case!

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Date/Time6/5/2012 at 7:44:53 AM

Hi when doing a renovation most contractors will give you a consult for free. In hopes they get the job. Always have at least three proffesional contractors give you a quote. Then you will make a better informed decision

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Date/Time6/5/2012 at 3:29:42 PM

If you are dealing with a designer or a design/build contractor, generally the first consult is free.

any follow up is billed on a hourly rate as are drawings.

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Fares in Vancouver
Date/Time6/7/2012 at 11:26:49 AM

Hello Trevor

The first consultation should always be free. At this time a contractor can get an understanding of your needs and wants in order to be able to provide you with the best alternatives.

Kind Regards

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Cornice Eavestroughing in Edmonton
Date/Time6/11/2012 at 12:53:24 PM

In most cases the initial consult should be free, most contractors will pre-qualify based on your needs, depending on the size and approximate amount, many contractors will make sure you have funds available to complete your renovation based on what you want.

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Trevor in North Vancouver
Date/Time6/11/2012 at 12:56:40 PM

Thank you to everyone that has helped in the process!

Very much appreciate the information posted on this site.



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