Magazine for professional home renovators.

July 2012
Stop the tax

Stopping the tax in Ontario

The Ontario College of Trades under fire

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Almost Free Shades from Randy

Flip-up safety/sun glasses for the cost of shipping and an opinion


Call backs an opportunity to prove your worth

How are you judged?


Swing-stage tragedy firm fined $200,000

The judgment against Metron marked the first time that a construction company has been convicted of criminal negligence causing death under the Ontario Criminal Code.


Alberta homebuilders shortlisted for awards

The Alberta Awards of Excellence in Housing, presented by RBC Royal Bank, honour the top builders and renovators from across the province


Are you running your reno business, or is it running you?

The implementation of clear and simple systems and procedures for tasks that come up again and again is essential if you want to grow your business

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Opinion: A failure of regulation? Or just a fail.

When bad things happen, get it fixed and move on

Bank of Canada

Renos push consumer spending, make BOC nervous

The Bank of Canada says consumer debt is rising on renovation spending

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Maxwell’s Rant

Our tools editor surprises us


WHMIS made easy

WHMIS is one of these courses contractors, sub trades or employees are required to have completed under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, along with Fall Protection Awareness. These are required mandatory Canada…