Get it in Writing

Get it in Writing! 

Don’t take chances when hiring a contractor. Get informed – before you start!

Each year, and in every community across Canada, home owners invest over $70 billion to maintain and improve their homes. Unfortunately, in too many cases, they fall victim to contractors who promise a lower price – so long as nothing is written down.

Get it in Writing!  is a national consumer information program operated by the Canadian Home Builders’ Association in collaboration with the Government of Canada. It provides home owners with objective, how-to information on safely hiring a contractor to work on their home – with a proper written contract that protects them. 

Get it in Writing!  gives you comprehensive online information on the right way to hire a contractor, and avoid problems. Learn about:

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