We had to do a massive renovation to our basement, and did all of our homework before hiring Imagine Renovations for the job: insurance checks, calling references, etc. Unfortunately we ignored the warning signs when we discovered he isn’t registered with Service Alberta, and went ahead with the job. Everything was fine for the first little bit, but two months in he started only showing up about four hours a week, and the job stalled. I should mention that the work he was doing was crap—the wrong colour carpet, walls framed on a diagonal, a poor tiling job in the bathroom, a dumpster that sat on our lawn for six months because he was too lazy to move it. After voicing our displeasure about how long the renovation was taking, he blamed the situation on a family emergency and promised our basement would be completed when we came home from vacation three weeks later. Instead, he did absolutely nothing, and a lien was dropped off in our mailbox from numerous sub-trades stating they hadn’t been paid, even though we’d already given Dairen about $60,000!!! He stopped showing up, and wouldn’t take our phone calls or answer our emails to explain why he was pocketing all of our money. We eventually had to ban him from even stepping on our property due to legal concerns, and were able to find someone else to finish the job. To this day, we’re still dealing with the fallout of this renovation gone wrong. Do not even think about hiring Imagine Renovations.