Reno Blog / Hiring a Contractor

Reno Blog - Hiring a Contractor

Caroline Brault

by Caroline Brault Assistant Director – 360° Verification | RenoAssistance

Does RBQ Verification Guarantee Quality and Trust?

The Régie du bâtiment du Québec’s (RBQ’s) mission is to protect consumers in the construction industry in Quebec. It ensures that the contractors it licenses have the right qualifications to practice …

Paul Begin

by Paul Begin VP | RenoAssistance

Who to Hire: A General or Specialized Contractor?

Have a bathroom to remodel? Or are planning on extending your home with a garage addition? Who should you hire? Will a general contractor be best suited or a specialized contractor? …

Eric Perigny

by Eric Perigny Chief Operating Officer | Founder

Choosing a Renovation Contractor: 16 Questions to Ask Before You Settle on “The One”

Are you planning a full kitchen renovation, bathroom renovation, a basement remodel or even an entire home addition? Choosing the right contractor for your home renovation project isn’t something you should …

Marilena Tricarico

by Marilena Tricarico Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance

Renovation Quotes: 5 Essential Things To Look For

How do you find the perfect contractor for your renovation? A good place to start is with the quote. A common misconception is that the quote is just the price of …

Charles Gosselin

by Charles Gosselin Content Manager | RenoAssistance

12 Questions to Ask to Your Renovation Contractor

As you already know, one of the main advantages of working with RenoAssistance is access to our 360° Verified Contractors. Their licences are up to date, they have valid insurance, any …

Paul Begin

by Paul Begin VP | RenoAssistance

Renovation Infographic: Canadian IPSOS Survey Uncovers Toronto’s Woes

A national study conducted by Ipsos, in collaboration with RenoAssistance, reveals the top Canadian cities and regions in which working with contractors for renovations is nightmarish. Toronto holds first place when …

Manuel Lochard

by Manuel Lochard Team Leader – Customer Experience | RenoAssistance

6 Things You Need to Know Before Checking a Contractor’s RBQ Licence

Checking a construction or renovation contractor’s RBQ licence may be in vain if you do not do it at the right time or based on an informed assessment. Informed consumer alert: …

Caroline Brault

by Caroline Brault Assistant Director – 360° Verification | RenoAssistance

Best Kitchen Renovators in Toronto & Montreal

As previously discussed in our article about the advantages of working with a kitchen design expert, in this article we look at the benefits of hiring a specialized kitchen renovator to …

Manuel Lochard

by Manuel Lochard Team Leader – Customer Experience | RenoAssistance

How to Choose a Contractor for Your Renovation Project

Home renovation projects can be very stressful. Your home is a mess, you might have to move out, and you’re constantly paying bills for labour and materials. The best way to …

Suzanne Surette

by Suzanne Surette Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance

Infographic: Confidence in Renovation Contractors

June 16, 2016  – As the renovation season hits its stride, a new survey shows that more than half of Quebecers polled don’t trust renovation contractors. According to this RenoAssistance survey …