Canadian Contractor

Renovation Contractor

February 13, 2017  

Stanley, Black & Decker, & More

Stanley Black & Decker, the parent company that owns DeWalt, Bostitch, and various other well-known tool brands has recently added some more marquee names to their line-up

February 6, 2017  

Welcome to our new website

Our publisher, Homes Publishing Group, has just launched a slick new website for all its magazines under the banner. That also includes Reno & Décor magazine where I write a column as their Renovation Editor. Please take a look and let us know what you think.

January 30, 2017  

How DEWALT FLEXVOLT® 20V/60V* MAX Batteries Work

The highly innovative FLEXVOLT® battery can power our 20V MAX* tools plus an all-new lineup of groundbreaking 60V MAX* and 120V MAX* tools. This is the power that will change everything.

January 30, 2017  

Recall Roundup: All Washed Up

Every day new products come onto the marketplace. And by our recent tally, it’s seems that almost every day something tool- or homebuilding related gets recalled for a defect. Here’s one of the latest items to be recalled by Health Canada and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

January 23, 2017  

Historic Fixer Upper

According to reports, the long overdue renovations to Sussex Dr., home to Canada’s prime ministers and their families, will cost nearly $40 million by the time they’re done. Required work on the building includes updating the wiring and plumbing, and replacing the out-dated windows and exterior doors.

January 17, 2017  

Video : Vicwest Shingles w/ Jim Caruk

Join Jim Caruk editor of Renovation Contractor magazine as he takes you through a Vicwest roofing project showcasing our Summerside Shingles product line. You will meet the various trades partners, employees and homeowners as they provide their unique perspective on our product and what it means to them