Vancouver General Contractors

Basement Renovation
220-3689 East 1st Avenue Vancouver BC V5M 1C2
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julie kalashnikoff from Vancouver
julie kalashnikoff from Vancouver
2 reviews Coquitlam, BC
0/10

home reno

VCG was fired after 6 weeks on site. City planning dept required house plans to be re-drawn at an additional cost to myself. As a
result toilet drain had to be relocated once wall went up as toilet seat would have been 2 inches inside wall. Toilet drain did not have enough room between wall and drain (oops... That's
what happens when 2 ft are missing!)
Be Sure you have your lawyer review
Any so called"contract" before you sign. Contact me at juliekal@msn.com
For visual proof in person. See for yourself As for all the other ratings....Why wouldn't a real client give their contact no.
i would be happy to show errors VGC made as well as finished product by the amazing builder who has given me a product that is "amazing" If you Need a great builder come see what mine has done in person! Your jaw will drop

9 of 10 people found this review helpful.
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Although we at Vancouver General Contractors are saddened to hear that we have a unsatisfied customer, we did finalize the project on terms that was fair to both parties as outlined by a mutual agreement form we both signed. The 12 week basement renovation required structural work and relocation of mechanical systems (plumbing, HVAC, electrical). All of the structural, plumbing and electrical work was passed by city inspectors, engineers and drawn to exact specs of the basement layout - we have complete documentation on file. We are a little confused to why the city of Vancouver would request the basement plans to be re-drawn. The only thing we can think of is the client was looking to change the layout of the design. Once all "rough" work and city inspections were completed, the client respectfully asked to dissolve the contract, in order to bring in an independent contractor to complete the much simpler finish work (drywall,flooring, paint etc). This is where the relationship took a rough turn. Although all our work passed inspections, VGC can not warranty work that has been completed by another contractor (any re-framing against the original plans etc.). For the record, the mentioned drain and all underground plumbing systems were correctly installed, sloped and inspected by city officials to exact city plumbing code requirements. This documentation is readily available. VGC puts months of detailed preparation into a 12 week, $100k + project so it is not as simple as walking away from a project with numerous hours of time spent by the designers, project managers and estimators.

christine nunes in Kitimat
christine nunes in Kitimat
2 reviews Kitimat, BC

First Review

8/10

hard work

very hard workers! i was very pleased with what they did for me! keep it up guys, and the price was also well worth it, thank you for all of your help

1 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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Thank you Christine for the kind words.

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More about Vancouver General Contractors

At Vancouver General Contractors our mission is to provide our clients with an amazing experience in transforming their home into beautiful functional art that reflects the lifestyle they choose to lead. Vancouver General Contractors’ entire process is geared towards putting the customer first. Vancouver General Contractors’ Code of Business Practices ensures ethics and integrity are at the top of our priority list when serving our clients. We offer a fixed price, and a two-year warranty on our work, so the customer knows we are working for them. We strive to educate the customer through the complexities of the construction industry and build process to ensure the customer realizes their dream and their budget!

We are an award winning company specializing in green-built projects, mobility accessibility, custom homes, additions and major renovations. Call us for a free onsite consultation and we will bring your vision to life!

CATEGORIES
Basement Renovation, Kitchen Planning & Renovation, Design/Build, General Contractors, Builders, Countertops, Home Additions, Interior Design, Kitchen & Bathroom - Cabinets & Design, Bathroom Renovation, Sunrooms, Solariums & Greenhouses, and Home Office Renovation
SERVICES
Kitchen renovations, Bathroom renovations, basement renovations, custom homes, home additions, home renovation, kitchen cabinets, kitchen design, custom home builder
STYLES
Heritage, Modern, Contemporary
SPECIALITIES
Green Renovations, wheelchair accessible bathrooms, basements and kitchens
WEBSITE
http://www.vancouvergeneralcontractors.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2011
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
30
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque
LICENSES
City license
MEMBERSHIPS
GVHBA, NKBA, Vancouver Board of Trade, Renomark, BBB, Built Green
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
PROJECT MINIMUM
$10,000
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
2-5-10 Pacific Home Warranty
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