Home Builders getting set for Home and Reno Expo 2013

On Friday, October 18, 2013, the Chatham-Kent Home Builders’ Association Inc. (CKHBA) will kick-off its 3rd Annual New Home & Reno Expo at the St. Clair College HealthPlex in Chatham. This annual event is a three day expo that showcases the talents and expertise of the CKHBA membership. Admission to the New Home & Reno …

If you work in construction, the rules for who must have WSIB coverage have changed.

WSIB Mandatory Coverage in Effect Starting 2013, mandatory WSIB coverage for employers and workers in construction takes effect. Failure to comply with the new legislation is an offence. However, for the first year WSIB won’t be prosecuting offences related to registration and clearances obligations under Bill 119. In 2013, WSIB is focusing on education and …

Ontario Renovates Program

Does your home or rental property need repairs? Then the Ontario Renovates program may be for you! It helps low to moderate income families and owners of multi-residential units to repair homes and rental units while improving energy-efficiency or accessibility. For more information, please visit the Chatham-Kent Ontario Renovates Program. One of the best ways …

Government Grants Available for Healthy Housing

About the credit The Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit is a permanent, refundable personal income tax credit for seniors and family members who live with them. If you qualify, you can claim up to $10,000 worth of eligible home improvements on your tax return. The amount of money you get back for these expenses is …

Expo raises $13,794.62 for the CKHA

The Chatham-Kent Home Builders Association has donated $13,796.62 towards the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance’s $1-million Cardiac Monitoring System Campaign. The system is currently in place and operating in the ICU. The CKHA has been working to pay for the device for over a year. The Executive Director of the Foundation of CKHA, Michele Grzebien-Huckson, says every …

Choosing a Renovation Contractor

Renovating your home should be a positive experience enjoyable and free from worry and stress. You should have full confidence in your renovator and know that you are getting the best. That’s why you should choose a professional renovator. 1. From start to finish. A professional renovator will help you to put it all together …

New Home Buyers

Tips on Buying a New Home Home buying is an important personal decision and a big financial investment. You want to find the home that’s right for you and the builder who provides the best overall value and service. Home buyers and professional home builders agree there are a number of things you can do …