I’ve chosen Titan Wall to supply my entire home in SIP form, importing my own windows and doors from Germany
Steve B. says Net Zero homes in Canada suffer from traditional homebuilders either not knowing – or not caring – about the value they could bring to their customers.
This fall, BuildForce Canada is launching its redesigned Careers in Construction website at www.careersinconstruction.ca to provide more youth and parent-friendly information about more than 50 different construction trades and occupations.
“I have found the inspections to be somewhat cursory in nature and, unless you are totally blind, for the most part a waste of money.”
Once again, a government inspection agency – this time the MTO – proves itself to be purely interested in a cash grab, in total disregard of common sense, respect for its “client” base, or courtesy. Ontario Ministry of Transportation, shame on you.
Manny Neves and Anderson Hinds, the Hardcore Renos boys in Toronto who were featured on our July/August issue cover, produced one of the greatest self-produced construction videos of all time (seriously) when they poured their footings for their Rondale House project.
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The last of our “bash the MTO” series. That wasn’t our intent, but wow, are some of you seriously angry at the Ontario’s vehicle safety cops.
Laura Pollard of Bravehart Building, a design/build contractor, is part of a group of Toronto area contractors trying to better educate homeowners about major structural renovations
We have a form we give all sub-trades that states what our expectations are in regards to their performance on our jobsites
Gavin Parsons, GP Homes, a green builder, is very specific about insisting his sub-trades clean up after themselves. Trades who consume pop cans or coffee cups on a GP Homes site are told to take them home with them.
Blue Green Group gave the Hardcore Renos team a “flying colours” rating (well, that’s not the official rating, but you get our drift) for the blower door test on their Rondale Avenue new home build.