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Feature
February 12, 2021  

Gazing into the Crystal Ball

Experts discuss what to expect in 2021 and beyond.

Feature
February 12, 2021  

The Allure of Alair

The move from owner-operator to franchise owner works out for the Chuba brothers.

News
February 5, 2021  

Fortress Building Products partners with Powerhouse Building Solutions

Fortress Building Products is teaming up with Canadian building

Feature
December 4, 2020  

In pursuit of passion: Roger Hardy’s journey of building dreams

On the bank of Lake Ontario in the picturesque

Feature
November 26, 2020  

Radon, the silent danger: Protecting Homes from Radon with Closed-Cell Spray Foam Insulation

Across Canada, many homes have elevated levels of radon

News
October 7, 2020  

The Hammer episode #4: New Stars – Shir Magen and Megan Oldfield of HomeStars

With the retirement of founder Nancy Peterson, there are

News
September 24, 2020  

DULUX Paints by PPG unveils 2021 paint forecast

The COVID-19 pandemic is not only having an effect

News
September 17, 2020  

Winners announced for 2020 CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is pleased to

News
September 10, 2020  

Lowe’s Canada launches VIPpro program at its Lowe’s, RONA, and Reno-Depot corporate stores

As part of its efforts to continuously improve the

News
September 9, 2020  

Huntsman unveils spray polyurethane foam business name: Huntsman Building Solutions

Huntsman Corporation has announced that it has branded its

News
August 7, 2020  

Lowe’s and HomeAdvisor launch partnership to get pros leads

To further their commitment to keeping Pros working, Lowe’s and

News
July 29, 2020  

GROHE launches new chinaware collection in Canada

GROHE, a leading global brand for bathroom and kitchen

News
July 29, 2020  

Arcana Restoration commissions study on carbon footprint of reclaimed bricks

Northern Climate Pathways Inc. has been commissioned by Arcana

BUILDWIRE
July 24, 2020  

Kohler’s Digital Showering gives the consumer a feeling of health and wellbeing

This is a sponsored post from Kohler. Why do

News
July 22, 2020  

HomeStars founder and CEO Nancy Peterson steps down

Nancy Peterson, founder and CEO of HomeStars, Canada’s oldest

News
July 2, 2020  

B.C. government launches new Reframed Lab initiative

The Province, through BC Housing, and the City of

Product
June 16, 2020  

Polyglass announces Polystick XFR self-adhered fire-resistant roof underlayment

Polyglass U.S.A., Inc., a leading manufacturer of roofing and

BUILDWIRE
June 12, 2020  

5 tips for a seamless composite deck installation

Jase DeBoer, Senior Category Marketing Manager at Deckorators, offers five tips to ensure you achieve a seamless composite deck installation to create a beautiful build for your client.

News
June 11, 2020  

Renovation Contractor acquired by Annex Business Media

Renovation Contractor magazine has been acquired by Annex Business

News
April 29, 2020  

Paving the way to new revenue streams

PurePave offers a Canadian designed and tested permeable paving solution.

News
April 29, 2020  

Work Hard, Play Hard, Coronavirus Edition – how do you spend your downtime?

Tell us about your favourite pastimes and activities and how they have or will be impacted by trying to maintain social distance and protect the health of the most vulnerable.

News
April 29, 2020  

Coping with COVID-19 – use your downtime for online training

Contractors who suddenly find themselves with some extra time on their hands as a result of Coronavirus slowdowns and shutdowns can take advantage of their downtime to learn some new skills.

News
April 29, 2020  

6 brand identity tips to drive sales for your construction business

Competition in the homebuilding and renovation industry is fierce, which means that growing your construction business requires a strong marketing and branding strategy.

News
April 29, 2020  

Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore eStore a win, win, win

Habitat for Humanity’s ReStores are a win-win-win: countless new or “gently used” items donated to the charitable organization have been kept out of landfills

News
April 17, 2020  

Proposed ‘Alterations to Existing Buildings’ will change the way building codes apply to renovations

A new policy coming from the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes on “Alterations to Existing Buildings,” which could spell new requirements for renovations to existing homes.

News
April 15, 2020  

Plumbing in paradise

Brit David Roberts is building a business – and family – in the B.C. mountains.

News
April 13, 2020  

When a house under construction collapses a lot of questions come to mind

A second-storey addition to this home in the west end of Toronto toppled over in high winds. Luckily, no one was injured.

News
April 10, 2020  

Product showcase – new and noteworthy

MuraLuxe decorative wall panels are quick and easy to install. Gives any project the “wow” factor and keeps your project moving quickly as shower installs can be completed in a day!

News
April 9, 2020  

The Painting Contractors Association’s Operation Covid-19 response

The U.S.-based Painting Contractors Association is hosting twice weekly online conferences from April 7 through May 28.

News
April 8, 2020  

Optional incentives – Want to keep your team? Offer employee share options

How do you retain valued employees in today’s evolving market? Offering a stake in the business is one option that is gaining popularity among construction company owners.