Gazing into the Crystal Ball
Experts discuss what to expect in 2021 and beyond.
The Allure of Alair
The move from owner-operator to franchise owner works out for the Chuba brothers.
Fortress Building Products partners with Powerhouse Building Solutions
Fortress Building Products is teaming up with Canadian building…
In pursuit of passion: Roger Hardy’s journey of building dreams
On the bank of Lake Ontario in the picturesque…
Radon, the silent danger: Protecting Homes from Radon with Closed-Cell Spray Foam Insulation
Across Canada, many homes have elevated levels of radon…
The Hammer episode #4: New Stars – Shir Magen and Megan Oldfield of HomeStars
With the retirement of founder Nancy Peterson, there are…
DULUX Paints by PPG unveils 2021 paint forecast
The COVID-19 pandemic is not only having an effect…
Winners announced for 2020 CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence
The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is pleased to…
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…
Huntsman unveils spray polyurethane foam business name: Huntsman Building Solutions
Huntsman Corporation has announced that it has branded its…
Lowe’s and HomeAdvisor launch partnership to get pros leads
To further their commitment to keeping Pros working, Lowe’s and…
GROHE launches new chinaware collection in Canada
GROHE, a leading global brand for bathroom and kitchen…
Arcana Restoration commissions study on carbon footprint of reclaimed bricks
Northern Climate Pathways Inc. has been commissioned by Arcana…
Kohler’s Digital Showering gives the consumer a feeling of health and wellbeing
This is a sponsored post from Kohler. Why do…
HomeStars founder and CEO Nancy Peterson steps down
Nancy Peterson, founder and CEO of HomeStars, Canada’s oldest…
B.C. government launches new Reframed Lab initiative
The Province, through BC Housing, and the City of…
Polyglass announces Polystick XFR self-adhered fire-resistant roof underlayment
Polyglass U.S.A., Inc., a leading manufacturer of roofing and…
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.
Renovation Contractor acquired by Annex Business Media
Renovation Contractor magazine has been acquired by Annex Business…
Paving the way to new revenue streams
PurePave offers a Canadian designed and tested permeable paving solution.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Plumbing in paradise
Brit David Roberts is building a business – and family – in the B.C. mountains.
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.
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!
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.
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.