Home repair contractors

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If you own your home, you may want to do some repairs or renovations. Before you hire someone, understand your legal rights and steps you can take to prevent problems.

What you should know

Prevent problems

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in January 2018
  • Time to read: 6 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Anna Kurt, Ganapathi Law Group

Anna Kurt, Ganapathi Law Group

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