How to “dress” a room to mitigate noiseby canadiancontractor
Wall to wall carpets have rapidly disappeared from modern interiors, but drapes and wall hangings are very much alive.
He laments pending “wind down” of Ontario College of Tradesby canadiancontractor
Enforcement and regulation are necessary red tape, argues RJ
Comment on our recent A7+ adhesive video (“All About Fasteners”)by canadiancontractor
Peter Zajaczkowski uses A7+ to attach docks to solid rock shorelines
Built something great with GRK Fasteners? Send us some pics and you could WIN big!by canadiancontractor
The winning contractor will be shipped $5,000 worth of GRK fasteners and a Paslode XP Framing Nailer!
Today’s apprentices lacking in specialized training for industrial, commercial and residentialby canadiancontractor
Andy Lama proposes a 5 level system for the construction trades, to produce more qualified, better trades people.
Window and door contractor laments poor installations by cash operatorsby canadiancontractor
Archie Kontridze says that, in his experience, some 80 per cent of all window installations these days fail to meet regulations
Ottawa’s new small business tax rules just “another load placed on (our) backs”by canadiancontractor
“Justin Makingit” responds to our 3-part series on Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s new tax rules for small businesses
Water is a contractor’s “greatest adversary”by canadiancontractor
“Water is our lifeblood but also our greatest adversary,” says Murray Fraser
More gripes about the Metric system, decades after Ottawa decided we should adopt itby canadiancontractor
Hockey, the Metric System and bagged milk make Canada what we are today.
Contractor needs guidance on sealing ICF exterior envelopesby canadiancontractor
Contractor has worked on ICF houses over the years and has several ideas on how to seal around all wall penetrations
Consumer closely studies technical specs for triple pane windows, claims to have been ripped offby canadiancontractor
Elizabeth Muckle says she involved Consumer Protection Manitoba in her complaint
Award-winning renovation firm looking to hire carpenters in Torontoby canadiancontractor
The firm tackles challenging, high-quality transformations of old Toronto homes
Plumber laments that he has to compete with unlicensed “butchers”by canadiancontractor
Bradley Zimmer is a proud, licensed plumber who wants more policing of lowball hacks
His mechanical company in Ontario was “unionized without a vote”by canadiancontractor
“It is dirty, sneaky, underhanded and unconstitutional in my opinion…”
Ontario’s move to 1:1 apprenticeship ratios will NOT result in journeypersons being let go, he explainsby canadiancontractor
One thing is undeniable: Premier Doug Ford is absolutely loathed by public sector unions in Ontario
He wonders why Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) don’t get more attentionby canadiancontractor
Rob is not the first person to wonder why stick frame building is STILL in the discussion when it comes to highly-energy efficient building methods, like NetZero.
Code decisions should be technical, not politicalby canadiancontractor
Ontario building code committee veteran Mike Memme responds to Victoria Residential Home Builders’ president Casey Edge
Interfering customer poured asphalt on fresh concrete, blames original contractor for the problemby canadiancontractor
You can’t pour asphalt on top of freshly poured concrete if you want a good bind between the two substrates. But if you do, it’s nice to have another contractor to blame, right?