The Get it in Writing! campaign is being carried out by the Canadian Home Builders’ Association with support from the Government of Canada.
If you’re planning on hiring a contractor to do construction, renovation, or repair work on your home, the Get it in Writing! Website has information that will help you.
How can you protect yourself if something goes wrong and you don’t have your contract in writing?
There are many experienced and reliable contractors working in your community—highly skilled professionals who do business the right way. But not all contractors play by the same rules. Some cut corners to offer low prices as long as nothing is written down, and you pay them in cash. You should know about the risks involved in “under-the-table” cash deals before you decide to hire a contractor.
For more information, visit the Get it in Writing! Website.