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10 Things That Can Go Wrong With a Home Renovation

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Almost everyone has a nightmare story about their home renovation or has at least heard one or two. The truth is that people often cause their own nightmare by hiring the wrong person or undervaluing the project. Here are ten things that can go wrong with a renovation and how to avoid them. 1. You Get Multiple Quotes But Every One is Too High This one is easy. Too many... Read more »

Don’t Dig in Your Heels on Design before Asking New Home Builders

Preparing to consult with new home builders about creating your vision of the perfect living space is an exciting experience, but also one filled with uncertainty. If you’ve been browsing through architectural magazines and online design sites, you may have finally found what seems like the ideal floor plan for your needs. Flooded with relief, you come prepared to the first meeting and unveil the specifications you want them to... Read more »

Successfully Working with a Contractor – 5 Tips to Use

Working with a contractor should be a positive experience. It’s all about fit. First, definitely you need to find a contractor that has the skill-set for your project. In terms of saving time and costs, a design & build team is key when you are looking for efficiency and full detailed coordination for your project. Successfully Working with a Contractor Below are a few items to expect. Tip 1: Mutual... Read more »

The Number One Reason Why Home Renovations Go Bad

In construction, it’s easy to blame failures and unexpected problems on a variety of factors: mismanagement of time, shortsighted budgeting, use of the wrong materials, not getting what’s expected, and even the difference in vision when it comes to design and actual output. However, there is one main issue that overrides most of these matters, because this one simple factor can spell the difference between success and endless headaches leading... Read more »

WHAT THEY SAY

Some Testimonials from Our Past Clients

Kerr Construction has been consistent in quality work and good service. They kept us up to date, showed up on time, provided good time estimates,...

TL, Vancouver

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Good Job overall! The job was for a reno of the bathroom. The job was done overall very well … the contractor was friendly and...

Aatma, Coquitlam

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Kerr Construction did repairs at the back of my house replacing some rotting cedar boards. They also built a shed addition giving me extra outdoor...

Havlock, Vancouver

HomeStars Review

House Renovation. Good comprehensive work on project from initial discussion of concepts to architectural design to execution to lockup. Work was well done and has...

M, Vancouver

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Kerr was very reliable and on time. They kept the worksite clean at the end of each day. Kerr was very knowledgeable, courteous, thoughtful and...

K.G., Vancouver

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I loved the design. I found Nisha very easy to work with and she made recommendations that we liked and listened to my choices. Grant...

Vancouver, BC

GuildQuality Review

Kerr gives detailed info before the work begins with regard to what will be happening and when, they stick to that plan and clean up...

Penny P., Vancouver

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It is a pleasure to recommend Kerr Construction whom we have known through a major renovation contract last year. We are quite impressed with his...

I & M, Vancouver

We hired Kerr Construction to tear down our 25 year old North Van bungalow right down to the concrete foundations, and then rebuild it 50%...

Kaufman, North Van

Google Review

Fixing water damage at my house and doing some renovations. Great work - would recommend Kerr Construction came out and fixed a water leak I...

S.W., Richmond

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HOW WE WORK

Our Projects Run Smoothly,
On Budget and On Schedule

We know that keeping projects on budget and on
schedule makes a successful home renovation or
new building construction

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HOW WE WORK

Detailed Planning,
Skilled Workmanship

At Kerr we think through all the little details
and how things will function, like which way doors
will swing on the cabinets or the fridge

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HOW WE WORK

The Homeowner is
Part of the Process

This puts the homeowner in control
and is the best way to make sure they
are getting the most value out of their project

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