Contractors

10 Things That Can Go Wrong With a Home Renovation

construction worker with home renovation background

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

I had mold in my bathroom, which I was quite concerned about. I called Kerr Construction to do an estimate on dealing with that and...

T. L., Burnaby

Yelp.ca Review

We would like to thank you for renovating the bathroom of our 60 year old house. The work was essentially completed within three weeks as...

B & E, Vancouver

We totally renovated our 100 year old Kitsilano Craftsman home. We had to fire the first contractor as he was charging by the hour and...

D.S., Kitsilano

Houzz Review

We were thrilled with Kerr Construction's work on our bathroom renovation and various tasks around our house. We needed a number of small things done...

P&H, Vancouver

HomeStars Review

My wife and I recently hired Kerr Construction to complete a reno of our living and dining room on our family home in North Vancouver....

D & J, North Vancouver

Homestars and Yelp Review

I would like to compliment you on getting the painting and alterations done on time and on schedule. As you know, we use this building...

B.M., Vancouver

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

GuildQuality Review

This letter will confirm that Kerr Construction has done many jobs for the Justice Institute and we have found his work to be of first...

P.W., Vancouver

Kerr Construction did a major renovation on our home, we got exactly what we wanted with no corners cut. The job took a little longer...

B.C., Vancouver

Homestars Review

Kitchen Renovation. All trades were wonderful, cleaned up every day, on time, pleasant to have around, and the finished product was totally up to our...

AGS, Westside

HomeStars Review

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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