Comment on the fine for violating the ’10 Day Contract Cooling Off Period’by canadiancontractor
OK, so the government wants to protect the consumer. What about the contractor?
Do skylights create drafts in Canadian winters? Not these ones…by canadiancontractor
Go with the high quality product, and you need not fear skylight-fed cold air currents
5 questions your customers are sure to ask your referencesby JELD-WEN
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…
Why more and more contractors are building with JELD-WENby 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…
Reasons to Renovate: Winter Windows Editionby JELD-WEN
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…
The Art of Sound Reductionby JELD-WEN
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…
Wearing the wrong body harness might not save you in a fall!by Alec Caldwell
Imaging falling out of the very thing that was designed to save you in the first place. Talk about defeating the purpose, right!! Many full body harnesses are NOT designed to fit everyone. This can be due to a person’s…
Salary Survey preview: What you are doing onlineby Robert Koci
The number of online contractors has not increased. It may even have gone down.
Salary Survey: What reduces profit?by Robert Koci
In the Canadian Contractor Salary Survey, you said it was mostly competitive pressure that hindered profit. But that’s not all…
Salary Survey: What you earnby Robert Koci
Why are you making so little money?
Underground truthsby Robert Koci
We must deal with the underground cash economy, but it’s not all our responsibility
Canadian Contractor Salary Survey is LIVEby Robert Koci
For the fourth year now, Canadian Contractor magazine is polling renovation and custom homebuilding industry business owners to find out what their companies are doing, what they are making and how much they take home for their efforts. If you…