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Meet Courtney Chard – Welder

Courtney Chard
Courtney Chard has journeyman status in both welding and steam-fitting. Along with apprenticing with different companies for about three years, she studied welding at George Brown College and Mohawk College.

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Did you know that more than 50 per cent of products require welding, from race cars, bridges, ships and computers to oil rigs, farm equipment, cellphones and scooters? Talk about job security! Continue reading
Frank Cozzolino has been a licensed electrician since 2001 and one of Mike Holmes’ go-to guys on his home renovation shows since then. Cozzolino studied at George Brown College and worked independently before starting Solutions Electrical & Maintenance Ltd. in 2003.

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An electrician installs, repairs and maintains electrical systems in homes and other buildings.

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Marcin Wroblewski is the owner of ExpressRooter Plumber, which is one of the official plumbing contractors Mike Holmes calls on for his television home reno shows. Marcin is a master plumber. He apprenticed with his father Adam Wroblewski.

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A plumber is a tradesperson who installs and maintains systems used for water, whether it’s drinking water, sewage or drainage. It’s an ancient term, and is related to the Latin word for lead, plumbum.

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Potential buyers or sellers hire home inspectors to inspect houses, condos, and apartment buildings to accurately assess their conditions and value. They test systems and look for physical damage, as well as evidence of deterioration, inadequate maintenance, improperly installed components, and shoddy work in general.

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