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When you were growing up, you may have dreamed of having an awesome tree house. Mike Holmes did too - so he built one when he was a kid. He also, y'know, rewired his family's house. Oh, and finished their basement by the time he was 12.
Okay, so his dad helped a BIT. In fact, it was Mike's dad who taught him the importance of doing a job right the first time and inspired his motto 'Make It Right'.
It was that passion that got Mike his own show on HGTV - Holmes on Homes. Mike stepped in to help people who'd been screwed over by shoddy contractors. And he's lent a hand to a lot of people along the way.
Among other things, he rebuilt homes in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, which led into the next step on his journey — his show Holmes Makes it Right, where Mike tackles big-time renos for the communities that need them most.
Now Mike is bringing his expertise to everyone with The Holmes Manual — a new book providing solutions to every day home problems.