Holmes on Contracts

Advice From Mike:
Get It In Writing

Mike talks about the importance of written contracts when it comes to home improvement, repairs and remodeling.

Straight Talk: Home Improvement and Contracts

When the Contractor Won't Return Your Calls

When the job wasn't finished or done satisfactorily, and the contractor goes incommunicado, what recourse do you have? 

When Reno Goes Bad
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More Mike!

See more of Mike Holmes in the DIY Network series Holmes Makes it Right. Check it out at DIYNetwork.com where you'll find behind-the-scenes photos, host tips, DIY air times and more.

Mighty Mike Holmes
Not Doing It Yourself

To DIY or Not to DIY

Even for avid DIYers, there's a time when it's best to hire a pro. Here are some guidelines to help you find the best professional for your job.

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About the Host

Mike Holmes

This contractor advises homeowners around the world on how to manage renovations, home repairs and maintenance.
All About Mike

About the Show

It's "buyer beware" when a homeowner contracts a home repair or renovation. The world is full of shady contractors who take shortcuts, use shoddy building practices or employ a band-aid approach to repair work, often leaving homeowners in dangerous situations or out a ton of money. Renovation expert Mike Holmes believes in doing a job right the first time and is making it his mission to expose poor, substandard workmanship in the building industry with his internationally successful show Holmes on Homes. In each episode, Mike rescues homeowners from repair and renovation disasters. Uncovering problems from plumbing and electrical to carpentry and roofing, he shows how the botched job should have been completed, fixing each project properly and helping homeowners make more informed decisions in the future.

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