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Useful information from Leading Building Suppliers

August 18, 2017 BUILDWIRE

The Buildings Show 2017

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Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Nov. 29 – Dec. 1

August 11, 2017 BUILDWIRE

Gerber perks up its reward program

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The Gerber Rewards program for plumbing professionals is free and easy to join

July 21, 2017 BUILDWIRE

Announcing the ITW deck contest for users of GRK fasteners

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If you send us some photos of your GRK-fastener-built deck, and we pick yours as the winner, you will win $5,000 worth of GRK fasteners

June 28, 2017 BUILDWIRE

First-of-its-kind painters’ marketplace launched

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Clients can use the online portal to find pro painters and contractors who are trained to apply new, leading-edge Dulux Effect Finishes paint

June 6, 2017 BUILDWIRE

DeWalt expands Tool Connect™ into a 4-way inventory management system

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New ways to manage your DeWalt cordless tools plus other jobsite assets

May 26, 2017 BUILDWIRE

Financing: Your new secret weapon

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Three tips to help you counter common customer objections and close sales

April 7, 2017 BUILDWIRE

SoftPlan 2018 released

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The biggest addition to the technologically advance architectural design software is the real-time SoftList material estimator.

March 29, 2017 BUILDWIRE

Kiefer and Koci review Milwaukee’s new tape measures (SPONSORED VIDEO)

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These tapes “stand out” more than 13 feet, as advertised, and are engineered to withstand rough handling

February 17, 2017 BUILDWIRE

Are you getting paid for your proposals? These smart contractors are…

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Post a Comment whether you agree or disagree with this approach. And why?

January 4, 2017 BUILDWIRE

Calgary firm to provide revolutionary rubber roof at St. Andrews golf resort

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Euroshield “Heritage Slate” rubber roofing will replace the existing slate roof at the Old Course Hotel

December 23, 2016 BUILDWIRE

5 questions your customers are sure to ask your references


Hey contractors, if you’ve been around the block for a while, chances are you’ve accumulated quite a few references. These are customers who were satisfied with your work, people you can trust them to give a good review of your

December 16, 2016 BUILDWIRE

JELD-WEN’s 12-Day Home Winterization Checklist


Twas the first day of winter, and all through the house, there were maintenance issues that needed to be worked out. Thankfully JELD-WEN came up with this plan, so homeowners could take matters into their own hands. Day 1 –

November 30, 2016 BUILDWIRE

Why more and more contractors are building with JELD-WEN


With a wide range of ENERGY STAR certified products, and their recent energy awards and initiatives, JELD-WEN has positioned itself as the forward-thinking window and door manufacturer that contractors seek. JELD-WEN and ENERGY STAR ENERGY STAR is a volunteer program

November 16, 2016 BUILDWIRE

Reasons to Renovate: Winter Windows Edition


Winter is coming. For some, this catch phrase may inspire excitement about a certain hit TV series. For homeowners, it means hunkering down and getting their houses prepared for cold winds, low temperatures and the necessity of an efficient heating

November 3, 2016 BUILDWIRE

Is electrical roof de-icing a good idea for your clients?

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Kits are available for various types of roofs

November 1, 2016 BUILDWIRE

DeWalt’s upcoming ‘Tale of the Tape’ is measured in toughness

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Scheduled for unveiling at the STAFDA’s 40th Annual Convention & Trade Show next week in Atlanta, (and available for purchase in spring 2017), DeWalt’s latest tape measure technology promises to go the extra mile. Using DeWalt’s patented dual-spring technology, the

October 24, 2016 BUILDWIRE

The Art of Sound Reduction


Whether you live in a busy household, have an apartment in a noisy downtown neighbourhood or next to someone who practices bagpipes on their deck, sound reduction means getting the peace and quiet you need to relax in your living

October 20, 2016 BUILDWIRE

Owens Corning focuses on developing building solutions for energy-efficient homes…

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Introducing the Owens Corning ComfortCertified™ Program