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Video
December 23, 2011  

Bad Santa

Take a look at what Santa left in this neighbourhood

Voice
December 22, 2011  

Showing off

Helping your local big box or hardware store put on Saturday morning seminars is a great way to get in touch with your market

Video
December 21, 2011  

One contractor's opinion on home sales and renos

We asked yesterday how changes in home sales affect renovation activity. Here is one contractor’s reply.

Video
December 20, 2011  

Does it matter to renovators when housing slows?

When housing slows, is it better or worse for renovators? There are good arguments on both sides.

Voice
December 16, 2011  

The 3 million dollar road Part 1: The eight steps to growth

Most renovation companies gross under $1 million in annual sales. That’s small, but Mike Draper, consultant to renovation contractors, says it doesn’t have to be that way. In the next four issues of Canadian Contractor, Draper, vice president coaching at Renovantage Inc., will explain how his company helps contractors grow their business from startup status of less that $300,000 to the heady success of $3 million and more.

Voice
December 16, 2011  

The 3 million dollar road Part 2: Along the $3 million road

The following is the second in a four-part series

Voice
December 16, 2011  

The 3 million dollar road Part 3: Beyond your first million

In the last issue of Canadian Contractor Magazine we took a look at how important cash flow is for a $300,000 business growing to $1 million. The following is the third in a four-part series that will take you on the road to a $3-million business.

Video
December 15, 2011  

Profit is not a dirty word

In 2012, you’ll finally make a profit

Voice
December 15, 2011  

The 3 million dollar road Part 4: $3 million and beyond

Before growing from $2 million per year to $3 million and beyond, a contractor needs to make sure his business is running at a very profitable level.

Video
December 14, 2011  

Reiner's House

The Reno Coach Reiner Hoyer has some tough words for the contracting industry.

Voice
December 14, 2011  

To profit, specialize

you need to do one thing well
By Steve Greer

Voice
December 5, 2011  

Illegal immigrants in construction need a break

The underground gets worse when you don’t let good, experienced trades from other countries work here legally.

News
November 23, 2011  

Contractor Roundtable, Part 2: Regulations and the underground

In April of this year, six contractors from across

Voice
November 22, 2011  

The right price

There is a right price, and you need to charge it.

News
November 22, 2011  

Canadian Contractor Salary Survey is LIVE

For the fourth year now, Canadian Contractor magazine is

Video
November 10, 2011  

A new way of selling to homeowners arrives

As if there were not enough ways for consumers

News
November 9, 2011  

CMHC Housing Report Q4, 2011

It looks like Canada won’t hit 200,000 starts this year,

Product
November 8, 2011  

HurriQuake Nails

By Steve Maxwell Nails seem straight forward enough at