Did you know that out of 20,000 residential renovation and painting contractors in Ontario (Toronto predominantly), a whopping 37% do NOT posses a Master Business License or a valid HST Number? This substantial “underground” painting contractor industry in Toronto and the GTA exists because for most people, the biggest factor in a home renovation is price. The lower the price, the better, right? But there’s a reason unlicensed painting contractors can underbid for a job: In the event of a problem, the only one responsible for the damage will be YOU and your assets.
Here are the top problems you’ll face with unlicensed painting contractor:
Bottom line: You’re taking a huge risk with your home when you hire an unlicensed contractor. Think of it like this: Would you purchase your next laptop computer from Best Buy or a guy selling one from his truck? With a properly licensed business you can verify its reputation, check real past references, and know that in the event of property damage, accident or injury, you will be completely protected. That’s why at Home Painters, earning your trust is our #1 priority. We strive to give you value and peace of mind for your home improvement dollar. At Home Painters we hire only experienced painters that are fully trained to the high standards we bring to every job. We also protect you and your property with $5 million General Liability Insurance (versus the industry average $2 million) and have full WSIB coverage. And even when the job is done, we’re still there for you – all of our work comes with a Two Year Quality Guarantee. Give us a call to set up a FREE consultation and discover why Home Painters has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and why our clients have made us a top-rated company on www.HomeStars.com. Call 416.494.9095 or email us at Brian@HomePaintersToronto.com and let our 25 years of experience work for you.
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