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February 26, 2021  

The Hammer Episode #11: What Inspectors Want – Steve Nason, Town of Rothesay, N.B.

Steve Nason is a building inspector in New Brunswick

January 8, 2021  

Home Hardware launches Inspired Home Collection

Home Hardware has launched its first-ever Inspired Home Collection

November 26, 2020  

Radon, the silent danger: Protecting Homes from Radon with Closed-Cell Spray Foam Insulation

Across Canada, many homes have elevated levels of radon

November 26, 2020  

NKBA 2021 Kitchen and Bath Design Trends: new styles emerge and COVID-19 has substantial influence on design

The National Kitchen and Bath Association 2021 Design Trends

November 20, 2020  

HomeStars launches Special Edition COVID-19 Reno Report

For the second year in a row, Toronto-based HomeStars

November 13, 2020  

Decking Trends for 2021

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October 15, 2020  

Benjamin Moore reveals Colour of the Year 2021

Benjamin Moore has revealed its Colour of the Year 2021 as Aegean

September 24, 2020  

DULUX Paints by PPG unveils 2021 paint forecast

The COVID-19 pandemic is not only having an effect

September 15, 2020  

Talking tech to talent: Using the right technology and hiring tech-savvy workers

Even in times of uncertainty, demands on the construction

August 27, 2020  

The Buildings Show and BUILDEX Alberta go virtual

Given the uncertainties facing our industry in 2020 due

August 17, 2020  

2020 CDBI Virtual Conference announced

The Canadian Design-Build Institute will be hosting its annual

August 13, 2020  

Building Better Estimates – Five ways to make the most out of every job before it starts

This is a sponsored post from Painter’s Mate Brand® Building

August 7, 2020  

Lowe’s and HomeAdvisor launch partnership to get pros leads

To further their commitment to keeping Pros working, Lowe’s and

August 6, 2020  

Five ways to transform any deck project into a true outdoor living space

This is a sponsored post by Deckorators. Decks have

July 29, 2020  

Arcana Restoration commissions study on carbon footprint of reclaimed bricks

Northern Climate Pathways Inc. has been commissioned by Arcana

July 2, 2020  

Hiring Secrets of the Pros: Tips and tactics for finding and keeping painters in a tough labor market – Part 3

This is a sponsored post from Painter’s Mate Brand® This

July 2, 2020  

$30-million rebate for renovations, new home construction in Newfoundland and Labrador

A rebate on home renovations and construction from the

July 2, 2020  

B.C. government launches new Reframed Lab initiative

The Province, through BC Housing, and the City of

June 18, 2020  

Home Hardware announces Virtual 2020 Fall Market

Following the success of its first ever virtual market,

June 16, 2020  

Skills Ontario to offer virtual summer camps

Skills Ontario is thrilled to provide Ontario youth with

June 12, 2020  

5 tips for a seamless composite deck installation

Jase DeBoer, Senior Category Marketing Manager at Deckorators, offers five tips to ensure you achieve a seamless composite deck installation to create a beautiful build for your client.

June 8, 2020  

Home Hardware announces retirement and new appointment to leadership team

Home Hardware Stores Limited has announced the retirement of

June 4, 2020  

Builders Hardware Manufacturers launch updated Certified Products Directory

The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) has launched a

June 3, 2020  

RealSpace3D – Five ways to use 3D renderings improve your next project

This is a sponsored post from RealSpace3D In the

May 13, 2020  

ECI Software Solutions acquires BuildTools

ECI Software Solutions has announced that it has acquired

May 6, 2020  

EDCO’s Industry Experts Series – Concrete Surface Profiles (CSP)

This edition of EDCO’s Industry Experts interviews we define:

May 4, 2020  

2021 colour trends, pantone palettes explored in webinars from IHA

The key to attracting consumers’ eyes in the coming

December 6, 2019  

Opinion: Montreal can be carbon neutral by 2050

Engineering firm believes Montreal could get there before Canada as a whole

January 5, 2018  

Comment on the fine for violating the ’10 Day Contract Cooling Off Period’

OK, so the government wants to protect the consumer. What about the contractor?

January 5, 2018  

Do skylights create drafts in Canadian winters? Not these ones…

Go with the high quality product, and you need not fear skylight-fed cold air currents