Meet Jared Buote.

I come from a family of builders. You could say construction is in my blood. Starting out, it was very grassroots, helping homeowners with small projects along the way to building this business. When you focus on relationships and trust, you share the experience and see the big impact of small details.

Every project is an opportunity. It’s an opportunity to do work I’m proud of and – most importantly – work homeowners can be proud of too. Over the years, I’ve had the pleasure of building great relationships and earning the trust of individuals and families in Calgary. There are few things better than knowing I’ve helped someone realize their vision or brought them one step closer to living in their dream home.

For many homeowners, unfinished basements represent the last step. They’re spaces full of potential, capable of transitioning a house to a completed space that genuinely feels like home.

If you’re reading this and envisioning what your basement could be, reach out. Let’s work together and see what kind of potential it holds.

Why should Calgarians choose BETTER?

TRUST: We’re not another faceless company. We pride ourselves on building strong relationships and standing behind our work. We’re proud to share who we are, how we partner with our clients and what you can expect — every step of the way.

TECHNOLOGY: We ensure you have all the information about your renovation at your fingertips. Our integrated project management platform, Buildbook, gives you real-time, anytime access to your project status and schedule. You can communicate and collaborate with us too. No guesswork, no feeling like you’re on the outside looking in. It's your home, and you’re part of the project.

TRANSPARENCY: Contractors and construction companies don't have the best rap. That’s why our mission is to be BETTER with an easy, clear and honest process. It starts with authentic, face-to-face relationships. From there, we keep you informed with digital accessibility and upfront quotes, timelines and information about contractors. Because when it comes to your home, you deserve the comfort of trust.

TRUE BLUE APPROACH: We’re a company that cares deeply both on and off-site. When you work with us, you're part of something better. Here's how:
We divert project waste from the landfill by recycling, re-purposing, and re-storing, reducing our carbon emissions by about 250 kg per basement development.
We built this company from the ground up and are proud to invest in others who want to do the same. That's why we've created the BETTER GRANT. It’s a local source of funding awarded to a self-employed entrepreneur in the community.

Contact us today to choose BETTER


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“I greatly appreciated that I could make all the selections myself, unlike other basement development companies where you're stuck working in the confines of set packages. Jared kept us within our budget and timeframe and was always reachable for any questions and updates.”  Veronica Kelly
“(Jared) is a skilled and detail-oriented carpenter. He kept our job on track, managed the sub-trades, collaborated with us regularly, offered design expertise, was flexible with changes and maintained responsive communication. He was respectful of our budget and considerate of our personal space and time.”  Tom McKay
“We hired Jared to help us complete home renovations...All the work was completed on time and professionally with great care and attention to detail. In the future, I will be using Jared for any home renovation projects we complete and would strongly recommend him to anyone else.”  Taylor Dey
“Jared did an amazing job renovating two bathrooms for us. Jared was organized, professional and helpful, making the project quick and painless with beautiful results. He employs amazing subcontractors that were very impressive. We absolutely love our new bathrooms.”  Martin Gunson
“Jared is knowledgeable and efficient in his work. He knew the ins and outs of many trades and was an essential asset to our home renovation team throughout the entire process. Jared can tackle anything big or small and complete it proficiently, on schedule and on budget. Jared will go to any length to make sure the end result is perfect.”  Martin Gunson
“The work that Jared did was absolutely beautiful. We have received numerous compliments and highly recommend his business for any project. We have had neighbours walk by our back fence and been told we have the nicest deck in the neighbourhood and want to get Jared’s contact information. We are looking forward to working with Jared again in the future.”  Danielle Stout

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