Financing a project stimulates opportunities for renovators, but traditional methods of doing so can slow down or kill that sale.
The more money contractors are billing, the more likely they are to have websites. Or is that the other way around?
it’s a fascinating report, detailing $47-billion in Canadian renovation spending annually. There’s lots of work out there.
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Click on this story to see a chart showing Gross Margins by various sizes of residential renovation jobs and custom builds across the country
Traditional basement finishing techniques using stud frame walls, fibre insulation and vapour barriers can sometimes work out OK. But this “traditional” method of building is not without its risks – especially in moist conditions. Steve Maxwell show us how to use foam panel systems and engineered subfloors to ensure a warm, dry and cozy final product.
The award for “Whole House Renovation” (more than $500,000) went to Eurodale Developments, Toronto
B.C. union official Lee Loftus is among the many union voices in the province who are calling for new legislation to allow criminal charges against corporate executives in the event of workplace accidents.
“I came out here as a short term arrangement, put a few bucks away and pay the bills back home,” says Joe Greps. “I will never be back.”
Ontario and B.C. have the least optimistic contractors – when asked about sales increases in their region – in Canada.
The Ontario “Sunshine List” of government and government-agency employees making big bucks has lots of OCOT employees therein. Next week, the gigantic list of Sunshine employees at the WSIB.