Home Renovation Safety

Each year in BC, we investigate multiple incidents caused by unsafe conditions created by unqualified workers.

Licensed contractors play an important role in our safety system by ensuring that regulated work is performed correctly and safely. However, unlicensed workers continue to advertise and perform regulated work. Each year in BC, we investigate multiple incidents caused by unsafe conditions created by unqualified workers. This can result in costly repairs for the homeowner and serious risks and hazards to the public.

This incident in Spillmacheen demonstrates the risks of using an unlicensed contractor for regulated work. You can help ensure your dream renovation doesn’t become a nightmare by hiring contractors that are authorized and licensed to conduct the repairs, installation, or maintenance you’re seeking for your home.

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Find a Licensed Contractor

Use our database to check the validity and compliance history of your contractor before you hire them to perform work.

7 Home Renovation Mistakes That Everyone Should Know About

From attempting a quick fix YouTube DIY, to conducting work without a permit, to not keeping your home up to code, learn about the most common home renovation mistakes.

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Before You Agree, Look For TSBC

Did you know anyone advertising that they perform regulated work must display their licence number? Learn more about how to choose a contractor.

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