Real Estate Resources in Metro Vancouver

Useful resources for consumers. Whether you are an existing homeowner or soon-to-be homeowner, we have you covered.

The following list of consultants and contractors are companies and individuals whom Zegarra Residential Inspections Inc. has dealt with in the past. Our experience with these companies has been favorable. However under different circumstances, your expectations and experiences may be different from ours. We provide the above list as a starting point and resource to the general public. It is encouraged that you interview others as costs, experience and scope of work would vary. We strongly recommend obtaining several quotations for renovation work to ensure that you are getting a contractor who is reliable, has required certifications, insurance and charges a fair price for their work. Zegarra Residential Inspections in no way guarantees that the above listed professionals will provide a fair price and/or carry out the work to your standards and satisfaction.

General Insurance

Square One Insurance – 1.855.331.6933

Admiral Insurance – 604.263.1148

Drainage Contractors

Westside Drainage – Carlo Bandiera 778.846.5539

P. Murray Contractors Ltd.– Paul Murray 604.988.0671

Clean Drains – 604.642.0282

Drain Tile Scope & Plumbing – Luis – 778.319.4943

Basement & Crawlspace Solutions

Basement Systems Vancouver Ltd. – 604.581.1115

Avante – 604.599.8825

Basement Solutions Vancouver – 604.294.5300

Structural Engineering

C.A. Boom – Eric Steffanson 604.986.4775

Rockingham Engineering – Derek Smith 604.921.1394

Thompson Geotechnical – Brian Thompson 604.921.1448

Horizon Engineering – Karen Savage 604.990.0583, Jeff Dyer 604.892.1339


Powell Painting – Tanja Powell 604.314.8178

Macpherson Cabinets & Woodworking – C.J. Macpherson 604.765.7420

Mr. Locksmith – Michael Lee – 778.772.5625

Broadway Locksmith Ltd. – 355 West Broadway, Vancouver 604.874.1040

Topline Pest Control – Javaid Yaqub 604.551.6504

Plumbing & Heating

Impetus Plumbing & Heating – 604.719.2136

Mannix Heating – 604.980.6424

BC Maintenance & Repair Centre – 604.767.2828

Vaglio Fireplace Ltd – 604.298.6494

Able Gas Fireplace Repair – 604.202.8427


Roofix – 604.444.4342

Amex Roofing – 604.985.1859

West Coast Roofing – Todd Wells 604.987.7325

Cypress Roofing – 604.929.3837

Heyes Roofing – 604.985.8546

Crown Roofing – 604327.6966

Pool Service

Cascade Pools – Tony Cook 604.782.2534

Crystalview Pools – 604.985.0057

Oil Tank Removal

West Coast Tank Recovery – 604.628.8786

All-Pro Tank Removal – Kevin Shellard 778.223.8265

TankTech – Ian Groves 604.328.1234

Fleck Contracting Ltd. – Gary Taylor 604.307.1404

Environmental Consulting

Mold Insight Inc. – Sean Moss – 604.729.4261

EMTEC Environmental Consulting – 604.232.3365

EPOCH Enviornmental Consutlting – 604.552.4861

Pacific Environmental Consulting – 604.980.3577

Around Your Home:

BC Safety Authority – permits, licenses, inspections of gas & electric installation

Fortis BC – Home Energy Evaluation, rebates, resources

Home buying step by step

Useful tips on home maintenance

Condo Owner’s Guide to Mold

Mortgages 101: Buying your first home


Aviva Canada

Echelon General Insurance Company

Financial Institutions Commission

General Insurance OmbudService

Insurance Council of BC

Lombard General Insurance Company of Canada

National Home Warranty

Pacific Home Warranty Insurance Service

RSA Canada

Travelers Guarantee

WBI Home Warranty 

Willis Company


CMHC | Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation

BC Assessment Authority

Ministry of Finance | Home Owner Grant

Ministry of Finance | Property Transfer Tax

Other Organizations:

The Society of Notaries Public of BC

Consumer Protection BC (CPBC)

Home Inspectors Association BC (HIABC)

British Columbia Building Envelope Council

Wood Energy Technical Training Certification (WETT)

Greater Vancouver Homebuilders Association

Roofing Contractors Association of British Columbia

Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists BC

Better Business Bureau (BBB)

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