Fritz Gossen gives his proposal to reduce the risks to a contractor who trains an apprentice – and then has them take off on him midway through the process.
Michael Campbell outlines the training available at Nova Scotia Community College
Lucky for them that they found arthritis! It sort of saves them
Bryan bought bamboo flooring made in China, before Lumber Liquidators withdrew the product
Reader feels criticisms of rooftop solar panels are over-stated
More energy on site, less risk of accidents due to fatigue
Under the table workers still need their Working At Heights certificates. Which leaves them in a dilemma.
Greg says he’s seen too many bad installs
“The real victim was the construction/crane company”
“We have built over 1,000 single family homes in the past 31 years using this policy – and it works
A Calgary electrician tells us exactly what he thinks about apprenticeship ratios and big business
Diplomacy is a vital skill if you aspire to get better as a renovator or home builder
The Ontario government is determined to cool off Toronto’s white hot housing market. Here is a link to a scathing editorial on the policy-wonks’ intervention from John Robson of The National Post.
A contractor regrets that, in many cases, he has to be suspicious of even decent people to ensure he gets paid.
“The 16 to 20 per cent hikes we received in October are still in effect well into April…”
We asked the Cellulose Insulation Manufacturers’ Association (CIMA) to respond to claims of false advertising. Here’s what they said
Peter de Jonge eventually got out of new home building
Yet they don’t need to be in any “College of Trades” argues Simon Hubble