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    One of the most important things you do as a homeowner is take care of the place. A free standing home carries a huge responsibility with it and many homeowners only take care of the usual maintenance jobs like yard care, gardening, changing lightbulbs and moving furniture around. Don't let this ...

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Keep Your Home in Tip-Top Shape

Follow our suggested maintenance schedule and stay on top of things. If you pick away at the house chores bit by bit they don't get out of hand and you can actually relax once in a while.

We are BHI Books

We've been helping homeowners maintain and improve the value of their homes since 1972. In many cases simple renovations, a little paint and a clean yard have made homes more enjoyable and comfortable for the owner. The honey-do job-jar is under control and those nagging little jobs are kept under control

Join the thousands of satisfied customers whom we've helped improve their homes over the years. Happy families who enjoy a lovely yard, a garden with fresh produce, or flower beds that brighten up the yard. Landscaping is just one aspect of a clean comfortable home. There's also the hidden things like your roof, the gutters and perimeter drains. Heat conservation is another aspect of relaxed living...

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Our Team

We employ retired contractors, architects, landscaping specialists and interior decorators who can offer interesting perspectives on how to spruce up the place. Most times we can assess your home with a video walk through. We discuss the possibilities and you decide what to do.

Paul Stanton
Senior Consultant
Patricia Michaels
Interior Designer
David Wolski
General Contractor
Robert McDermit
Home Inspector

Featured Article of the Day

Plumbing problems at home can cause a panic, especially if it occurs with the toilet, shower or some other appliance of vital importance. However, you don't need to call a plumber for every little problem as many issues can be taken care of yourself.

Whether you're trying to unclog a toilet or can't figure out why there's standing water in your bathtub, here are some common household problems and how to fix them:

Thankfully, there are a few simple tricks you can use to get the running water to stop. First, you need to try to jiggle the handle to see if the problem resolves itself. Jiggling the handle can free the float ball or flapper, which is often the underlying cause of the issue. You can also open the back lid of the toilet and lift the float ball above the water level, which should also cure the problem. However, in many cases the flapper needs to be repaired. You can get a toilet tank flapper at any hardware store for around $10, and this should cure your toilet plumbing problem without the need for a professional.

As you can see, there are several common household plumbing issues that you probably will deal with here and there. Instead of calling a plumber to fix a simple clogged drain or toilet, taking a few minutes to complete some troubleshooting should clear things right up. But if you do need to call someone for help, Mr Rooter - plumber is a dependable company for these situations.

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Services we can provide

Home maintenance can get out of hand sometimes and when that happens we can connect you with any one of the following home service professionals. These companies have been in business at least ten years and back up their work. Roofers, painters, plumbers, heating technicians, home maintenance services, flooring installers, renovation companies.

  • Painting Services
  • Plumbing & Heating
  • Flooring & Renovations
  • Roofing Company
  • Home Maintenance Services

House painters extraordinaire; Heritage Painting and Decorating. This company has been painting residential homes since 1972. The owner David Forrester started with his family in Nova Scotia and then when he decided to start his own company he moved to Vancouver BC to set it up. A family man and hard worker, David will visit you at home to discuss colors and budget

Specializing in painting heritage homes since 2005, David’s team will do an outstanding job with a five year guarantee. You be left with a quality paint job that will last beyond typical expectations.

  • Exceptional painting with quality product with national brand paints. You will not be disappointed
  • Call David Forrester today for a free quote on your home and see it come back to life

When the plumbing acts up or the heat goes out you want it fixed fast. The easiest way to get things fixed and back to normal is to hire a reputable plumber. Mr Rooter is the company to call no matter where you live in North America. They have a franchise in every large city coast to coast and specialize in any plumber emergency. Call now for a fast response

The guys at Mr Rooter plumbing have your best interest at heart. They know how difficult it can be to watch the toilet overflow and make a stinking mess. They will clean it up and get it working again

  • Mr Rooter plumbing of Vancouver is one of the largest franchises in the Dwyer group
  • Call right away if you are panicking about a plumbing problem. They specialize in emergencies

When it comes time to upgrade your home, you want someone who knows their stuff. There are lots of construction companies who are great but hard to find. In the construction business almost everything goes by referral. Our company of choice for home renovations Goldbay Construction out of Coquitlam BC. Mike Kultalahti started working with his father in 1978

With attention to detail and a keen eye for quality, Mike delivers great work with his Scandinavian background. Expect old world workmanship and lasting quality with Gold Bay Construction

  • For unique designs and craftsmanship you can appreciate, Mike delivers the goods
  • Solid wood doors and cabinets, beautiful kitchen countertops, beautiful floors, walls & stairs.

A good roof will usually last 20 - 30 years. They only last that long if proper maintenance is done on a regular basis. The roof is an easy thing to neglect and far too often that is the case. If you can't remember the last time you inspected your roof then you should consider having someone take a look. It is possible to put off a full replacement if things have not gone too far.

If you find that the roof does indeed need to be replaced, then find a reputable roofing company. You do not want to pay thousands in repair bills only to discover new leaks a couple years later.

  • The roofing company we like to deal with is Crucial Roofing run by Greg Krushel
  • Greg will never push for an expensive job if simple repairs are all that is needed

General maintenance projects around the house can pile up. Some you can co and others jobs are actually quite difficult if you don't have the right equipment. When it comes to gutter cleaning, power washing for sidewalks and driveways, window cleaning and downspout repair. This type of job calls for a professional. It's not super technical but it's labor intense.

Exterior house gutters need to flow freely. When they plug up with tree droppings, dirt and debris, it can cause more problems than you can image. Stonehenge Systems does all this and more.

  • Clean the gutters at least once every year. If you can't do it yourself hire a professional
  • Sidewalk power washing, window cleaning, gutters and downspouts all need attention

Check out our awesome portfolio

Here are a few photos we have taken over the years showcasing the work our guys do. Everyone has integrity, good work ethics and your best interest at heart. It is always best to hire a contractor you know, but failing that, you can find someone from our group if you live in the lower mainland, of Vancouver BC. We trust this is a helpful resource.

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