Taylor Odishaw-Dyck

BTYD Founder

Taylor Odishaw-Dyck is a versatile contractor and renovator who asserts himself professionally and personably. He has been in the trades for thirteen years, garnering skills from journeyman experts in painting, cabinet-making, drywalling, taping, and much more.

As the founder of Better Than Your Dad, Taylor is constantly keeping the wheels rolling, with customer satisfaction as his highest priority.

As a Calgarian, he has spearheaded projects with Kaloya Drywall Ltd., Timberstone Properties, Copperstone Homes, Advanced Interior Systems, and many hard-working homeowners such as yourself!

Dany Lapierre

Lapierre Drywall Services

Dany Lappiere is BTYD's mudding and taping expert. His skills with the hawk and  trowel are second-to-none. He has been in the trades for fifteen years, with the previous ten years spent strictly as a taper. His first job in construction was in sanding.

He offers high quality taping, skimming, beading, and sanding, to get your project paint-ready in no time! Ask us about our great offers on ceiling skim-coating.

Dany was born in Joliette, Quebec, and has lived in Calgary since 2006. Currently, when he is not taking care of his 3 kids, Dany passes his time playing drums in a local band, The Billionaire Philanthropists. 


Landon Matz

Matz Tile

Landon Matz is our tile-setting specialist. He puts great care and attention to detail into all of his projects. He has been in the trade for ten years, and has been running his own tile-setting business in Calgary for over four years.


He has extensive experience installing stone, marble, ceramic, porcelain and glass. His capabilities include bathrooms, kitchens, foyers, exterior walls and patios. 

Landon was born in Medicine Hat, and has spent several years of his life touring his music as a bass player in a punk-rock band Living with Lions. He also spent five years in Vancouver, where he learned to tile.