Useful information from Leading Building Suppliers
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
Your office: Coming to a smartphone near youby canadiancontractor
With the HomeStars for Business app you can receive quote requests and manage your branding, exposure, and business leads all from your smartphone
Advising your customers about toilet choices? Read this!by canadiancontractor
Here are 5 factors to consider when purchasing a toilet
RenoRun launches in Ontarioby canadiancontractor
RenoRun is a Canadian start-up that delivers building materials on demand, through a smartphone app
VIDEO: “Quit wasting your time with lag bolts and pre-drilling!” says Damon Bennettby canadiancontractor
Traditional lag bolts require pre-drilling. Quit wasting your time. GRK Fasteners work better.
VIDEO: Damon Bennett on why he uses Tapcon fastenersby canadiancontractor
Damon Bennett explains why he prefers Tapcon fasteners over competing brands for pro builders.
VIDEO: Damon Bennett test drives Paslode Impulse cordless nailersby Steve Payne
“It’s all about speed on the job site,” Damon says. And Paslode’s cordless framing and finishing nailers definitely deliver.