An Ontario company, DRIcore, says its new Smartwall product can be a “game-changer” for any contractor who is in the business of finishing basements.
Union Gas partners with builder Andy Oding and building expert Tex McLeod to help Ontario builders improve their selling and building processes
There are currently more than 150 Bone Structure homes in Quebec and a few more across the country. The company has big plans to become a household name in the construction industry.
“An attack ad has reignited a simmering feud between the Canadian wood industry and rival groups in the construction sector,” according to an article in the Edmonton Journal. Since British Columbia introduced its…
**Photo: Infiniti Renovations, Ottawa** Vancouver City Council has passed a bylaw that will ensure all new housing construction is adaptable for seniors and people with disabilities. Houses that undergo major renovations in Vancouver…
U.S.-based CertainTeed has met an environmental milestone. The company announced on November 1 that it is the first manufacturer to complete the UL Environmental Claim Validation (ECV) process for its full line of…
An Ontario fire chief says that solar panels can hinder his crews’ ability to cut a vent in a roof when fighting a fire, posing the risk of electrocution.
“With the aging population, we need to be incorporating universal design principles into everything we do,” says Ottawa design-builder Moneca Kaiser.
Ian Szabo has a lot going on in the renovation business. How does he do it?
Since we ran our first article on ICFs (Insulated Concrete Forms) on this website last year, we’ve had a LOT of questions from contractors about what ICFs are, and how they can be used in renovation contracting and new homebuilding. Here’s the article again, with some interesting posts underneath it, including one today from Gary Brown at Amvic System, a major Canadian ICF supplier.