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December 3, 2019 News

Fredericton renovator seeking stolen trailer

by Rob Blackstien

Cash reward offered for the return of missing items

December 2, 2019 News

Kelowna renovator: Legal suites business booming

by Rob Blackstien

Building secondary suites to legal standards can be tricky

November 28, 2019 News

Heat-line water supply freeze protection

by Steve Maxwell

Make your water line safe and easier

November 28, 2019 News

Fasten-ating, Part 2

by Rob Blackstien

ITW contest runners-up

November 27, 2019 News

Living on the edge, Part 2

by canadiancontractor

More of our interview with Master Edge Homes, Markham, Ontario

November 27, 2019 News

Newfoundland/Labrador public housing needs upgrade

by Rob Blackstien

The vast majority is at least 30 years old

November 25, 2019 News

Fasten-anating, Part 1

by canadiancontractor

ITW’s 2019 “Show us your project” winners

November 25, 2019 News

Living on the edge, Part 1

by canadiancontractor

CC gets up close and personal with Master Edge Homes, Markham, Ontario

November 18, 2019 News

“Promise made, promise kept”: Mike Holmes finally admits most contractors are good guys

by canadiancontractor

Holmes actually has some pretty good tips on how contractors can win over even more of their customers

November 18, 2019 News

Canadian home sales hold steady in October

by canadiancontractor

Actual home sales (not seasonally adjusted) activity is up 12.9 per cent year-over-year

November 18, 2019 News

Homestars reveals the Top 10 “ROI” projects you can do for your customers

by canadiancontractor

Homeowners are much more likely to hire you to do home improvements with a proven Return on Investment (ROI)

November 14, 2019 News

The best contractor yard in Canada? Outstanding Retailer Award goes to Wolf Creek Building Supplies, Lacombe, Alberta

by canadiancontractor

Canada’s national awards program for home improvement retailers are presented annual by Hardlines, the industry’s daily news service

November 7, 2019 News

The Dilemma Contest: What should Jeffery Black do?

by Robert Koci

Help Jeffery solve his subtrade problem and win an awesome Dewalt tool!

November 5, 2019 News

The Estimating Series: Part 2 of 7: Accessing experience

by Robert Koci

“Remember you have allies that want you to succeed and get it right. Use them.”

November 4, 2019 News

RenoRun secures $22.5-million in investor funding

by Robert Koci

The Montreal-based firm, which delivers building products to job sites through a contractor-friendly app, says it has grown by 300 per cent in the past 12 months

November 3, 2019 News

Business coaching: Markup, Margin and all that stuff

by Mike Draper

As a business coach, I ask a lot of business owners if they know the difference between Markup and Margin. Invariably, most say yes. What I later find out is that they know they are different, but aren’t really sure

October 29, 2019 News

Hunt, don’t fish

by Steve Maxwell

“Build an inventory of people.”

October 28, 2019 News

The Estimating Series: Part 1 of 7: Organizing for success

by Robert Koci

“Are you the kind of person with the discipline to work through a repeatable process protected from silly errors that have big consequences?”