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MIKE HOLMES’ STORY

THE Make it Right® PHILOSOPHY

Mike Holmes is a professional contractor, television host, public speaker, educator, influencer and writer.  As one of North America’s most trusted contractors his no-nonsense approach has struck a cord with TV audiences and industry leaders world wide, leading him to be named Forbes’ Third Most Trustworthy Celebrity and Reader’s Digest’s Second Most Trusted Canadian. Mike Holmes has built an international brand based on quality, integrity and trust.

With over 35 years of experience as a professional licensed contractor, he has completed over 220 home renovations and remodeling disaster projects and 52 home inspections throughout his television career. His record breaking, award-winning series and specials are seen in over 90 countries worldwide.

Forbes’ 3rd Most Trustworthy Celebrity and Reader’s Digest’s 2nd Most Trusted Canadian.

His Make it Right®attitude has resonated with audiences and industry leaders alike allowing him to expand his ever growing brand into a number of divisions, including television and media production, product and service development, and a builder certification program. He is an international best selling author of “Make it Right” and “The Holmes Inspection”.

In 2012, Mike started his Holmes Approved Homes program, dedicated to improving building standards and promoting sustainable construction. He is a big supporter of the skilled trades, working with organizations such as World Skills and Skills Canada to encourage youth to enter the trades. He been officially acknowledged by the Canadian House of Commons for his promotion of skilled trades and advocacy for improved building standards.

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Mike HolmesFriday, January 18th, 2019 at 3:24pm
We're blown away by the response to this over on Twitter! Join the conversation and let's start changing some minds, folks!

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Mike HolmesThursday, January 17th, 2019 at 3:19pm
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Mike HolmesWednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 4:38pm
Somebody shared this with me a few days ago. THIS is why you always wear your safety gear, folks! I once had a really close call when the knot from a piece of plywood got me just under the eye when I wasn't wearing my safety glasses. Since then, I wear them every time. Wurth Canada Limited/Limitée
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Mike HolmesTuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 3:38pm
During the winter, we tend to seal our homes up tightly, and the structure may not proper ventilation - which can impact the way we feel at home. If you don’t have an HRV to cycle in fresh, treated air, and it’s not in your renovation plan for awhile, open your windows for about 15 minutes to promote an air exchange. #TipTuesday
Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 7:25pm
My son @mike_holmesjr ‘s friend is a licensed electrician and was working at a mall. A father and son walked by and the father said “This is why you need to go to school. So you don’t end up like him.”
We’ve got to change our perception of the skilled trades.
Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 1:35pm
Somebody shared this with me on Facebook. THIS is why you always wear your safety gear, folks! I once had a close call when the knot from a piece of plywood flew up, and got me just under the eye when I wasn't wearing my gear. Since then, I wear them every time. @WurthCanadaLtd https://t.co/xg2J0ApLDq
Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 12:38pm
During the winter, we tend to seal our homes up tightly, and the structure may not proper ventilation-which can impact the way we feel at home. If you don’t have an HRV to cycle in fresh, treated air open your windows for about 15 minutes to promote an air exchange #TipTuesday https://t.co/9m1vj6fI0n

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MIKE’S TIMELINE

First episode of Holmes on Homes™ aired on HGTV Canada

2003

Gemini Viewers’ Choice Award for Favourite TV personality

2004

National Spokesperson, SOS Children’s Villages Canada, Mike’s involvement has helped raise over $19.5 Million

2005

Gemini Award Winner for Best Lifestyle/Practical/Information Series – Holmes in New Orleans

2009

Awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal

2012

Forbes’ Third Most Trustworthy Celebrity

2012

Appointed as Patron of the Royal Canadian Regiment

2013

Holmes 10th Anniversary Special – Behind the Overalls aired on HGTV Canada

2013

Eighth Most Trusted Public Name in America by The Marketing Arm and among the top 5 “Most Trusted Canadian” by Reader Digest since 2010

2015

Toronto Sun Readers Choice Awards, 24th Annual Best of Toronto, Mike Holmes – Best TV Personality (GOLD)

2017

MEET MIKE HOLMES – CONTRACTOR, TV HOST & EDUCATOR

Mike Holmes has been Making It Right for TV audiences around the world for almost 15 years. You can catch his shows on HGTV and DIY network. In his latest series Holmes Next Generation, he is bringing his kids Mike Jr and Sherry along for the ride.

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