We hired Carick in spring 2007 to completely gut and renovate our basement in our small 2 floor semi. The work consisted of demolishing/removing existing drywall and sub-floor (there wasn't much), replacing the existing skim-coat concrete floor with a proper to-code concrete floor, replacing existing tile sewer drains and installing new plumbing, new electrical/cable wiring, installing new drywall and flooring and a new staircase.
Carick provided skilled, competent, and polite workers for each part of the project (their concrete crew was particularily exceptional). If we needed anything Joel was prompt to return our call.
Cost over-runs were minimal and in any event were well worth it (replacing our root-clogged clay drains and upgrading to an oak staircase).
Now approaching the 2 year anniversary of that renovation I can say that all of Carick's work has held up and we have not experienced any problems related to it. Our basement is our favourite place to hang out and it has thoroughly improved our house.
I would recommend to anyone that they consider Carick for a home reno project.