Useful information from Leading Building Suppliers
“The One Series” of ICFs that you need to know aboutby Steve Payne
NUDURA’s One Series combines traditional forming methods and Insulated Concrete Form technology, together
Ensuring that new basement floor finishes don’t lead to an old problem: moldby DMX Plastics Ltd.
Water can form underneath that new basement laminate flooring: from wicking up through the slab, or from condensation.
Why you should build with NUDURA ICFsby NUDURA
NUDURA has four different ICF (Insulated Concrete Forms) series. These products allow you to build faster and more efficiently, while providing your customer with an eco-friendly structure that can use significantly less energy
Can you name the 3 main causes of basement moisture?by DMX Plastics Inc.
There are over 9 million residential basements in Canada. Experts say between 30 and 50 per cent of these basements – 4 to 4.5 million of them – have moisture problems.
DEWALT’s new tapes are Made-to-Measureby John Bleasby
DEWALT is proud to announce four new models that meet the demands of the busy tradesman
VIDEO: Festool Cordless Field Dayby John Bleasby
Watch this amazing display of battery power, as one Festool interchangeable battery powers several different cordless hand tools, and finishes off by ripping through 100 yards of plywood, ….all on a single charge! And it’s still not done! Tour the FESTOOL website…
Ripping plywood with Festool’s Track Saw is like a knife going through butterby John Bleasby
FESTOOL’s family of power tools; they’re accurate and time saving and adaptable to almost any site situation. Take FESTOOL’s Track Saw for example, or their powerful trim saw with quick-change blades for fine finishing of mouldings and flooring. These are just…
Managing project changes on-the-fly is all about communicationby Robert Koci
RENOMI software can bring all building project parties together on a single piece of software.
DEWALT’s Tool Connect gives you perfect control of your power tool batteries – from your mobileby John Bleasby
DEWALT’s new Bluetooth-driven technology allows you to disable your power tools from your mobile – an incredible safety and security feature. You can also track all aspects of your DEWALT battery performance on your device.
Have all your contract paperwork on your mobile with RENOMiiby Steve Payne
Canadian Contractor first discovered RENOMii at a contractor trade show, and we have to say, it’s pretty cool. In a nutshell, it’s a way to upload all your projects’ paperwork so that all those hundreds of pieces of job-related information…
Basement renovation: The value of a professional opinionby DMX Plastics Ltd.
An improper or rushed basement floor installation can lead to serious moisture and mold hazards.
Isn’t it about time you got yourself a cordless mitre saw?by Steve Payne
For about $400 for the bare unit, or about $500 for the kit, DEWALT’s new cordless sliding miter saw will make you wonder why you’ve waited so long to go cordless on a carpenter’s most important stationary power tool.
Add a little swagger to your drywall artilleryby John Bleasby
The new DeWalt DCF620 Brushless Lithium Ion Drywall Screwgun has superb run-time and is ultra light weight
Taking care of the heavy sittersby DMX Plastics Ltd.
DMX One-Step holds up well with heavy use, but what about when things get really heavy?
Taking the Unconventional Approach. Why dimple sheet basement protection is a winning bet. Part 1by DMX Plastics Ltd.
Coding conflicts and the win/win of dimplesheet protection
Taking the Unconventional Approach. Why dimple sheet basement protection is a winning bet. Part 2by DMX Plastics Ltd.
Early adopters, early benefit: No callbacks!
Taking the Unconventional Approach. Why dimple sheet basement protection is a winning bet. Part 3by DMX Plastics Ltd.
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