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Flooring is Canada’s favourite reno project

The home renovation website www.houzz.com, is creating quite a buzz among Canadians looking for ideas and information about home design and remodeling. The site had 1.5 million unique Canadian visitors in July and it…

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Go Rici Construct Canada Reno Roundtable: Part 4

How would stand up under the scrutiny of The Reno Coach?

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Go Rici Construct Canada Reno Roundtable: Part 2

Who is the bigger danger to the renovation industry, the guy with the fancy website or the guy working for cash?

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Go Rici Construct Canada Reno Roundtable: Part 1

You’re not a renovator, you’re an educator

Johnny Cash

The Johnny Cash School of Decor

When colour is your thing, maybe you should use some.

Illegal immigrants in construction need a break

The underground gets worse when you don’t let good, experienced trades from other countries work here legally.

CMHC Housing Report Q4, 2011

It looks like Canada won’t hit 200,000 starts this year, but the final number will be close.  And there is  promise of a strong housing market in 2012. CMHC’s Q4 housing report suggests a…

US housing industry trends for 2012

Builder magazine is the premier magazine in the US for the residential single family homebuilding industry. Every year, it assembles a list of trends it believes will represent the direction of their industry…

A Canadian View of the American Housing Industry

According to the U.S. Commerce Department, seasonally adjusting housing starts for September in that country hit 658,000 units. Canada’s rate for September was 205,900. The U.S. population is about 307 million. Canada’s is…