APCHQ’s Renovation Guarantee protects you better
The APCHQ Renovation Guarantee is the most recognized protection plan by financial institutions, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), the Société d’habitation du Québec (SHQ) and the general consumers.
This protection offers to the clients of accredited contractors: In case of company incapacity to start the works: a refund of down payment up to $ 25,000.00 (maximum 25% of the contract amount.)
In the event of the company’s inability to complete the works: the completion of the contract works up to $ 25,000.00 (maximum 25% of the contract amount);
In case of incapacity of the company to repair or correct defects:
- Repair of existing defects reported by writing at the time of acceptance of the works.
- Repair of hidden defects discovered within fifteen (15) months of the date of the works.
- Correction of hidden defects affecting the solidity or stability of the building within a period of five (5) years of the date of the works
In case of a dispute between the company and its customers: a conciliation and arbitration service.
Our Réno-Maître accreditation by the APCHQ
To be accredited to the APCHQ renovation guarantee, the contractor must be a Réno- Maitre certified company. Les Constructions Max Larocque is proud to have been accredited to this warranty plan since 1990.
What is the APCHQ?
Founded in 1950, the Association Provinciale des Constructeurs d’Habitations du Québec (Provincial Association of Home Builders of Quebec)’s mission is to promote its industry and the professionalism of its members so that they can work in compliance with consumer expectations. It brings together 11,000 businesses and its members carry out more than 80% of the construction and renovation work in Quebec.
While demonstrating leadership in information’s research and dissemination, the APCHQ administers various guarantee programs. It gathers and regroups the best renovators under the Réno-Maitre banner.
The APCHQ is responsible to provide training and technical support to its members to help them in their development. In addition, it is the largest prevention mutual’s manager in the construction industry. It also provides a bond that is mandatory to work in the renovation’s field.