“The 16 to 20 per cent hikes we received in October are still in effect well into April…”
One for the road? Readers suggest beer in moderation
Thinking like a customer will help you succeed as a seller
Instead of a “hit and miss” approach to marketing your contracting firm, Mark Harari at Remodelers Advantage recommends a consistent e-mail campaign that offers real ‘news’
Your company’s communications might work internally, but does it work for your customers?
Santa’s been around, and he knows lists are important or someone will be forgotten
DEWALT is proud to announce four new models that meet the demands of the busy tradesman
John Bleasby poses the question: What if you could turn back the clock?
Watch this amazing display of battery power, as one Festool interchangeable battery powers several different cordless hand tools, and finishes off by ripping through 100 yards of plywood, ….all on a single charge! And it’s still not done! Tour the FESTOOL website…
FESTOOL’s family of power tools; they’re accurate and time saving and adaptable to almost any site situation. Take FESTOOL’s Track Saw for example, or their powerful trim saw with quick-change blades for fine finishing of mouldings and flooring. These are just…
Stephen Harper has made 2 promises in the last 2 weeks that could benefit the contracting industry. Shallow, mis-guided rhetoric or better than nothing?
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water….someone in the design world announces ‘Glass is the new marble!”
The July/August print edition of Canadian Contractor included a design feature by Kim Laudrum titled ‘Smart Tech Kitchens’. It got us thinking …..
What do you think? In the July/August print edition of Canadian Contractor, publisher Rob Koci and editor Steve Payne faced off on the benefits of paying to be part of a franchise operation or members of an online referral organisation.…
Edmonton residents near the 700-unit Edgewater Village condominium construction site near Dawson Park are celebrating their campaign to protect sturgeons that might potentially one day spawn in nearby rivers. Fearing contamination by the legendary fish-killing substance ‘Styrofoam’ (aka ‘Strontium 90’),…
John “Pilot to Contractor” Bleasby gives us the ten most important things he learned during his recent build north of Orillia, Ontario.
“Form follows function,” affects everything you do if you are involved in design-build projects for your clients. This is why the most important part of a renovation project is understanding why your client wants to renovate in the first place.
Managing rainwater flow around his pool and patio was a complicated issue for John Bleasby and his contractor, DNG Construction.