Useful information from Leading Building Suppliers
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!
Scan any surface and get instant paint matches with the Nix Mini Color Sensor (VIDEO)by canadiancontractor
With the Nix Mini you’ll get accurate color matching at an affordable cost
How IKO shingle dimensions provide an advantageby canadiancontractor
Compare the sizes and advantages of every asphalt roofing shingle IKO produces
New! Schluter KERDI-SHOWER Traysby canadiancontractor
More shower trays. More possibilities.
Benefit of taking a system approach to specifying and installing building wrapby canadiancontractor
The TYPAR Weather Protection System includes building wraps, flashings, construction tape and fasteners
Evaluating drainable building wrapsby canadiancontractor
There are many different drainable building wrap products available on the market today. Here are a few tips for selecting the right one for your project.
More than one way to keep a wall dryby canadiancontractor
Advancements in building wrap technology offer diverse methods for managing bulk water while reducing material costs and streamlining installation
DULUX Paints by PPG unveils two deep, luxurious greens as 2019 Colours of the Yearby canadiancontractor
Night Watch, Mojito Shimmer bring contemporary take on old-school elegance
How tough is your building wrap?by canadiancontractor
As your building’s first line of defense against the elements, a building wrap must be able to stand up to a lot. Make sure the wrap you choose is up to the task.
Saskatchewan joins Alberta in approving wire-free electrical controls in new constructionby canadiancontractor
SaskPower Electrical Inspections now accepts wireless switches in all applications including for rules 30-500 to 30-510 of the Canadian Electrical Code
Specifying WRBs as air barriers (Sponsored Post)by canadiancontractor
An air barrier system is only as strong as its weakest link. Make sure the products you specify are tough enough to perform in the elements.
Questions to ask when choosing a high performance house wrap (Sponsored Post)by canadiancontractor
5 key questions to ask before you choose a particular brand of housewrap
Attention roofers! Propane torch safety tipsby Steve Payne
Important information for roofers, brought to you by IKO
Air barriers definedby canadiancontractor
Choosing an effective air barrier ensures a comfortable and energy efficient home
New TYPAR Drainable Wrap provides added protection against water damage in exterior wallsby canadiancontractor
TYPAR Drainable Wrap has the ability to shed more bulk water than traditional house wraps
CertainTeed partners with George Brown College to study blown-in insulation and membrane performanceby canadiancontractor
The products being put through their paces are CertainTeed MemBrain™ and InsulSafe XC™ Fiberglass Blown-In Insulation
Roof Ventilation 101 (VIDEO)by Steve Payne
Do you know how to tell if your client’s roof is properly ventilated? If not, watch this quick video to learn how.
IKO ShieldBase specialty cover board for low slope roof applications (VIDEO)by canadiancontractor
An excellent choice for recover applications, ShieldBase 180 reduces the dead weight load of the roofing system