Home renovation

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NARRATOR: So, you just had your roof re-shingled

It sure looks great!

And you saved some money by paying cash under the table.

Who's it going to hurt, right?

Well, with no paperwork, if someone had been injured on the job site, you could have been sued.

Are you really ahead?

Especially when your roof ends up leaking, and you have no written warranty.

Ask yourself, if your contractor is cheating the government, does he really care about building codes?

Good chance he's cheating you too.

Voice on phone: The number you are trying to reach is no longer in service.

NARRATOR: So, what would you choose?

Paying thousands when things go wrong, or hiring responsible contractors who follow the rules and pay their taxes?

You don't want to get burned, and become one of those unlucky Canadians who are living every day with the consequences of participating in the underground economy.

Do the right thing.

Don't participate in the underground economy.

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