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Shared credibility and name recognition through mass marketing

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More localized jobs (less travel, more control over the work)

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* CMHC Purchase-Plus Improvement Mortgages
* CMHC Refinance-Plus Improvement Mortgages
* Construction Loans (Residential & Commercial
* Access to over $1 Billion in Private Funds
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Contractor Inquiry Form

Note: Please first review the Contractor Classifications section below 
and select the code that most closely resembles your business.

Contractor Classification:

How did you hear about us?

Other:

Personal Name

Business Name

Note:

Do not press Enter Key.
(Form will submit prematurely)

Only press "Submit" button at 
bottom when finished

Home Address

Home City

Home Province

Home Postal Code

Home Phone:

Cell Phone:

Email Address:

Business Address

City

Province

Postal Code

Business Phone

Fax #:

Age of Business:

years

Personally in Industry:

years

Business Type:

Corporation

Proprietorship

Private Individual

Primary Business:

Residential

Commercial

Both

Type of Service:

Full Service General Contractor

Single Trade Contracting Service
(Management of  multiple crews)

Individual Trade

Manufacturer/Distributor

Trade licenses held by owner or partners?

Yes

No

If Yes, what type of License(s)?

Issued where?

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Limit of Liability Insurance:

Membership in the following organization(s):

Range and Capacity

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Price Range

What is the average sale price
of your average job?

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$1000-$5000

$5,000-$8,000
$8,000-$12,000
$12,000-$18,000
$18,000-$23,000
$23,000-$30,000
Above $30,000

Capacity

Average Type of Job

How many of these jobs can you 
comfortably perform each month?

1-2

2-3

3-4

4-5

5-6

6 or more

Upon reaching your Maximum Monthly 
Capacity, will you want to increase it or 
keep it at one level?

Increase it

Stay at the same level

Marketing

How do you currently 
obtain your business?

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Print

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Direct Mail

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Newspaper Ads

Flyers

Magazines

Booklets
T.V. Guides

Inserts

Other Print Media

Other Direct Mail

x

x

Broadcast

Display

Radio

Billboards
T.V. Public Transit
T.V. Guide Channels Bench Ads

Other Broadcast Media

Other Display

Referrals

x
Word of Mouth
Contractors/Builders

Other Referral Sources

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Financing

 

Do you offer Financing to
your own clients?

x
Yes i m No

 

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If yes, what type of Financing?

Institutional Unsecured

Institutional Secured

Private Secured

Do you own your
own Website?

x

Yes

m

No

If yes, what is the web address?

x

Please enter any other information that we will find helpful:

Comments

 

Requested Category of Service
(for single-trade services and small-midrange general contractors only)

Best phone number to 
contact you directly:

Best time:

Best Day(s)

Sunday?:

Yes

No

Comment:

General 
Contractors:

Preferred Specialty:

Custom Homes

Kitchens

Additions

Bathrooms

Foundation Work

Sunrooms

Basement Finishing

Other*

Do you perform 
Structural Modifications?

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Basement Lowering?

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I am interested in:

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Contracting Services:

Roofing

Plumbing

Flooring

Carpentry

Windows

Electrical

Aluminum

Brickwork

Waterproofing

Ceramic Tile

Painting

Other:

Heating/AC

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Individual 
Tradespersons

Roofing

Plumbing

Flooring

Carpentry

Windows

Electrical

Aluminum

Brickwork

Waterproofing

Ceramic Tile

Painting

Other:

Describe Other
type of work:

Additional Comments:

 

 

 

 

 

Classifications


Click on each code for details:

Code:

Code:

Gen A-1

Design-Build General 
Contractor

Gen B-4

Working/Managing 
General Contractor

Gen A-2

Design-Build General 
Contractor

C-1

Working/Managing General 
Contractor/Individual Trade

Gen A-3

Design-Build General 
Contractor

C-2

Single-Trade Contracting 
Company

Gen B-1

Working/Managing General 
Contractor

C-3

Individual Trade Service

Gen B-2

Working/Managing General 
Contractor

C-4

Supply/Install Manufacturer

Gen B-3

Working/Managing General 
Contractor

Gen A-1
Designation:

Gen A-1

Classification:

Design-Build
Licensed General Contractor

Level of work:

Residential
Upscale Interior/Exterior
Large-Scale Commercial

Description of Services:

Contractor typically acts as a Project Manager with no personal hands-on work.

Complete range of interior and exterior work. Contractor is set up to manage upscale residential and mid-to large-scale commercial work.

Types of Jobs:

Custom Homes, Upscale Additions ($200,000-$500,000), Basements ($60,000-$150,000), Kitchens ($50,000-$150,000). Strip plaza retail retrofits, office and residential retrofits, etc.

Most work requires architectural plans, structural engineering and municipal 
permits. 

Jobs are typically comprised of work performed through managed, Single-Trade Contracting Companies.

Some isolated segments of these larger jobs require the 2nd-tier management of multiple, individual trades and are wholly sub-contracted out to a Gen B 
Class General Contractor.

Price Range:

$100,000-$1.5 Million

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Gen A-2
Designation:

Gen A-2

Classification:

Design-Build
Licensed General Contractor

Level of Work:

Residential Only
Upscale 
Interior/Exterior

Description of Services:

Contractor typically acts as a Project Manager with no personal hands-on work.

Complete range of interior and exterior jobs.

Contractor is set up to perform commercial work and may do the odd commercial project, but main focus is on Upscale Residential.

Types of Jobs:

Custom Homes, Upscale Additions ($200,000-$500,000, Basements $60,000-$150,000, Kitchens ($50,000-$150,000).

Most work requires architectural plans, structural engineering, municipal permits, etc, and are comprised of work performed through managed, Single-Trade Contracting Companies with minor work subbed out to individual, specialized trades.

Price Range:

$50,000-$500,000

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Gen A-3
Designation:

Gen A-3

Classification:

Design-Build
Licensed General Contractor

Level of Work:

Commercial Only
Mid to large-scale

Description of Services:

Typically acts as a project manager for mid-to-large scale commercial projects.

Complete range of interior/exterior work.

Although contractor is set up to perform residential work and may do the occasional residential job, his main focus is on Commercial & Industrial.

Types of Jobs:

Commercial and Industrial Building retrofits and new construction ($100,000-$1.5 Million). 

Most of these types of jobs involve the sub-contracting of multi-trade jobs to Commercial B General Contractors and Single-Trade Contracting Companies

Price Range:

$50,000-$1.5 Million

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Gen B-1
Designation:

Gen B-1

Classification:

Working/Managing
Licensed General Contractor

Level of Work:

Mainly Residential
Moderate to upscale

Light Commercial
Full Interior & Exterior

Description of Services:

Hands-on project management. Owner is usually personally licensed or specializes in one or more trades.

Owner typically manages all trades and personally performs some of the work. 

Most exterior work is subbed out to Single-Trade Contracting Companies, or directly to the odd, specialized individual trade (eg.: roofer, aluminum installer, etc.) when required. 

Company is set up to perform a limited volume of small-to-midrange commercial work (stores, offices, etc.) and performs the occasional commercial project, but its main forte is performing residential work.

Types of Jobs:

Moderate-to-upscale types of jobs involving permits (additions, basement lowering, structural modifications, all foundation-related work. 

A high percentage of these jobs require architectural plans, structural engineering and permit.

Basement Finishing ($25K-$100K), Basement Lowering ($20K-60K), All foundation-related work, moderate to upscale Additions $40K-$250K, moderate to upscale Kitchens ($20K-$100K, moderate to upscale Bathrooms (10K-$40K, Upscale landscaping $10K+, Custom Sunrooms, Carports, Garages, etc.

Price Range:

$20,000-$200,000

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Gen B-2
Designation:

Gen B-2

Classification:

Working/Managing
Licensed General Contractor

Level of Work:

Mainly Residential
Some Light Commercial
Interior Only

Description of Services:

All work is limited to interior remodeling and renovations, with the occasional  "accommodation" or crossover to limited exterior work. 

However, contractor's main focus is interior work.

Moderate to upscale types of renovations. 
No structural or foundation-related modifications.

New foundations are performed only as part of an addition or extension.

A smaller percentage of these jobs require permits

Types of Jobs:

Jobs include Basement Finishing ($25,000-$60,000), moderate additions and extensions ($20,000-$100,000), moderate to upscale kitchens ($20K-$100K) and Bathrooms ($10K-$30,000).

Price Range:

$15,000-$100,000

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Gen B-3

Designation:

Gen B-3

Classification:

Working/Managing 
Licensed General Contractor

Level of Work:

Mainly Residential

Moderate to Upscale
Exterior Only
Some Light Commercial

Description of Services:

Hands-on project management. Owner is occasionally licensed in one or more exterior trades (Roofing, Concrete, Landscaping, etc)

Owner typically manages all trades and personally performs some of the work when required. 

Some interior work is "accommodated," or crosses over in some cases. However, the main focus is on exterior residential work.

Types of Jobs:

Jobs requiring the management of moderate-to-upscale exterior renovations and retrofits.

Mid to upper level roofing such as steel, cedar shakes, ($5K-$30K), Concrete Decks & porches ($10K-$50K),

Designer Landscaping ($15K-$75K) , Porches ($10K-$50K)

Almost all work is subbed out to Single-Trade contracting companies, with the exception of some individual tradespersons.

Many of these jobs require architectural design, plans and permit.

Price Range:

$10,000-$75,000

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Gen B-4
Designation:

Gen B-4

Classification:

Working/Managing 
Licensed General Contractor

Level of Work:

Light-to-Moderate
Commercial Only
Interior & Exterior

Description of Services:

Hands-on Project Management

Types of Jobs:

Light-to-moderate office renovations and retrofits ordered by
companies residing within larger buildings ($10K-$50K)
Small restaurant renovations less than 1500 sq. ft ($5K-$100K)
Store fronts for individual retail stores. Interior renovations less than 1500 sq. ft. ($10K-$75K)

Price Range:

$5,000-$100,000

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C-1

Designation:

C-1

Classification:

Working/Managing
Licensed General Contractor or 
Licensed Individual Tradesperson that also performs "light" general contractor-level work (management of 2 or more trades)

Level of Work:

Light to moderate Residential
Light Commercial
Interior Only

Description of Services:

Owner is typically a licensed individual trade (carpenter, plumber, electrician, etc) who has expanded to widen his scope of work, which may develop from smaller jobs. 

Owner normally has 1 or 2 unlicensed helpers with access to full range of licensed sub-trades when required.
Jobs are primarily limited to interior of home.

Owner can perform jobs at Gen B2-Residential level, but the main focus is on performing smaller jobs (1-2 weeks).

Types of Jobs:

Small carpentry jobs (below $5,000), drywall & framing, painting, partial bathrooms, partial kitchens, economy kitchen and bathroom retrofits ($5K-$12K), partial basements ($8K-$15K)

May occasionally accommodate a full basement through the sub-contracting of outside individual trades and/or single-trade contracting companies when necessary.

Most of these jobs do not require (or clients do not require) plans or permits.

Price Range:

$2,000-$20,000

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C-2
Designation:

C-2

Classification:

Single-Trade contracting company

Level of Work:

Specializing in a specific type of trade:  e.g.  Roofing contractor, waterproofing contractor, plumbing contractor, Painting contractor, etc.

Description of Services:

Manages 2 or more crews with junior designations (if required) of same type
of work. Owner normally carries trade license (If license for trade type is required by province)

Typically set up to do high volumes of work,  operating throughout a city, entire province or, in some cases, on  a national scale.

Types of Jobs:

Residential & commercial work. Company also acts as sub-contractor to general contractors (all classifications)

Price Range:

Residential:   $300-$20,000+
Commercial:  $1,000-$100,000+

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C-3
Designation:

C-3

Classification:

Individual Trade Service

Level of Work:

Mostly residential work, with some light commercial jobs

Description of
Services:

Licensed (where required) and/or insured, small scale company or individual specializing in one type of service (e.g. roofing, windows, decks, waterproofing, etc).

Owner manages and performs much of the work and oversees 1 or more apprentices or labourers.

This type of service works most efficiently when confined within a specific section of a city or large town, as capacity may be limited (depending upon the setup of the company the individual or the type of service)

Types of Jobs:

Basement waterproofing, decks, roofing, hardwood flooring, etc.

Price Range:

$1,000-$20,000

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C-4
Designation:

C-4 

Classification:

Supply/Install Manufacturer

Level of Work:

Residential/Commercial

Description of Services:

Managed, small to mid-sized businesses that incorporate in-house sales reps (or owner performs all sales-depending on size of business). 

Types of Jobs:

Kitchen cabinets, bathroom fixtures, window manufacturers and/or supply/installation companies, designer-level flooring companies, Heating & A/C, etc. 

Supply and install as standalone service to the general public or as sub-trade to general contractors (all classifications)

Price Range:

$2,000-$40,000+

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