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June 23, 2016 BUILDWIRE

Slide, Fold and Swing: Tips for choosing the right patio door


Patio doors are a popular summer upgrade option, especially if they are being installed along with a newly renovated porch, deck or outdoor patio. One decision homeowners have to face, is whether they want a sliding, swinging or folding patio

June 13, 2016 BUILDWIRE

5 Reasons to Renovate During Summer


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May 26, 2016 BUILDWIRE

ENERGY STAR Canada names JELD-WEN of Canada Manufacturer of the year – windows and doors – 2016.


JELD-WEN increased its amount of ENERGY STAR certified models by 89 per cent in just one year

May 11, 2016 BUILDWIRE

JELD-WEN: The Consumer-Centric Choice


JELD-WEN has launched digital marketing materials that can help contractors to break the ice with homeowners

May 3, 2016 BUILDWIRE

Beyond Code VIDEO: Morelli Fine Cabinetry, Part 2 of 2

by canadiancontractor

Elements of a great kitchen – installed clean and true by Andy Burns’ crew at Beyond Code

April 26, 2016 BUILDWIRE

7 questions that homeowners are asking contractors


Prepare yourself for some of the most common questions homeowners ask contractors before deciding who to hire for the job.

April 19, 2016 BUILDWIRE

Basement renovations: Traditional methods can be risky

by DRIcore Products

DRIcore SMARTWALL panels and the DRIcore Subfloor system allow contractors to build with proven moisture-protection technology

April 19, 2016 BUILDWIRE

Beyond Code VIDEO: Morelli Fine Cabinetry, Part 1 of 2

by Steve Payne

If you’ve ever wondered about the difference between top-notch and “ordinary” kitchen cabinets, have a look at how Morelli makes their world-class product in Etobicoke, Ontario.

April 13, 2016 BUILDWIRE

The countdown to Home to Win has begun


HGTV Canada will air the first episode of this highly-anticipated new show on April 24

March 29, 2016 BUILDWIRE

The Art of Value Engineering


Value engineering is the process of choosing window and door upgrades for “high-priority” sections of a home that are most likely to be noticed.

March 14, 2016 BUILDWIRE

Rocking the Show: WRLA 2016


This year’s Western Retail Lumber Association (WLRA) buying show was a huge success. Calgary’s BMO centre was decked to the nines in lava lamps and a wide assortment of tradeshow booths, including JELD-WEN’s. JELD-WEN dealers from all across Canada were

February 14, 2016 BUILDWIRE

Net-Zero and JELD-WEN are partner powered!


JELD-WEN has partnered up with other like-minded organizations to develop Net Zero training sessions for builders

November 5, 2015 BUILDWIRE

More on finished floor underlayments in basements

by DMX Plastics Ltd.

A properly ventilated sub-floor means long-term comfort and protection

October 29, 2015 BUILDWIRE

Integrated Series building envelope products from NUDURA

by Steve Payne

These products work in conjunction with NUDURA’s line of Insulated Concrete Forms to provide maximum energy efficiency.

October 21, 2015 BUILDWIRE

NUDURA Plus+ forms

by Steve Payne

The following is a Sponsored Post from NUDURA NUDURA has driven product innovation and has led the industry with its innovative line of Insulated Concrete Forms. That innovation continues with the NUDURA Plus+ Series. The Plus+ Series line of forms

October 20, 2015 BUILDWIRE

Don’t ignore it! Deal with the mold!

by DMX Plastics Ltd.

Out of sight, out of mind? That’s the wrong strategy when dealing with this significant health hazard.

October 14, 2015 BUILDWIRE

“The One Series” of ICFs that you need to know about

by Steve Payne

NUDURA’s One Series combines traditional forming methods and Insulated Concrete Form technology, together

October 14, 2015 BUILDWIRE

Ensuring that new basement floor finishes don’t lead to an old problem: mold

by DMX Plastics Ltd.

Water can form underneath that new basement laminate flooring: from wicking up through the slab, or from condensation.