Know Your Limits: DIY vs Contractor

It’s a very fine line between what can be considered a DIY project and what requires a professional contractor – and the answer varies depending on the person. I’ve seen some people…

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HGTV's Scott McGillivray

How to Work with a Contractor

Once you’ve chosen a contractor you’d like to work with it’s time to move to the next phase.

Scope of Work
A scope of work is a detailed account of…

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Scott McGillivray and Crew

How to Hire a Contractor (and the rest of your renovation team)

One of the most common questions I get is “can you recommend a contractor in my area?” The answer unfortunately is no. I have a trusted group of people I work with…

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