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January 29, 2020  

Four pieces of safety equipment to protect against workplace injuries

Four pieces of safety equipment to protect against workplace injuries

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January 28, 2020  

Canada’s Strongest Man Hugo Girard takes on the IKO Roofing Dynasty Demo

IKO’s Performance Shingles with ArmourZone provide tremendous fastening strength and nail pull-through resistance.

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January 14, 2020  

What to see at Toronto’s Interior Design Show 2020

Every year we look forward with much anticipation to IDS to discover so many great new design products and ideas. Here are a few things to see and do….

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January 9, 2020  

Drift off into Dreamland at IDS20

Drift off into Dreamland at the Toronto Interior Design Show 2020 with Caesarstone Canada and its latest designer collaboration with none other than celebrated potter, designer and author Jonathan Adler.

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January 6, 2020  

The future is plastics

Nova Scotian builder JD Composites used 600,000 recycled bottles in their modular design.

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December 30, 2019  

The WOW Factor – Nailed it!

Bradley Jones of Alchemy Construction in North Vancouver, B.C., sent us this stomach-churning image and some solid advice to go with it.

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December 23, 2019  

The Canada Revenue Agency is trolling commercial accounts in the hunt for tax cheats

Earlier this year, Home Depot Canada commercial clients received a letter warning them that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) would be auditing their books in an attempt to uncover under-reported income by contractors and homebuilders.

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December 16, 2019  

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!

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December 9, 2019  

Collect your cash quicker by giving clients various options

Too often, contractors make the mistake of focusing on how they want to be paid, and not how their customers want to pay them, which leads to waiting weeks or months for payment.

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December 2, 2019  

IBS 2020: Register by January 18 to Save!

Join us in Las Vegas! Register by January 18 to avoid onsite pricing.

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November 28, 2019  

How new technology can improve efficiencies, and reduce emissions

Fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions are becoming major factors in the construction industry and, as a result, companies are starting to change the way they operate.

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November 28, 2019  

Supply runs take time and are hard on your body. Follow these tips to save both.

Frankly, I believe that the best supply run is the one you don’t have to make. I always thought there had to be a better way, and it turns out there is.

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November 28, 2019  

Lowe’s closing 34 outlets in Canada

In November, Lowe’s Companies Inc., the U.S.-based owner of Lowe’s and Rona retail outlets, announced that it would be shuttering 34 stores in Canada at the beginning of next year.

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November 28, 2019  

2020 International Builders’ Show – the building industry’s biggest event

Registration is open for the 2020 NAHB International Builders’

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November 28, 2019  

Green glossary, The world of energy conservation acronyms

The world of energy conservation is filled with acronyms and often confusing titles. Here we break down some of the most common ones to help you talk the talk.

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November 28, 2019  

Easy and affordable soundproofing with Sonopan panels

Whether you’re building a home theatre, a basement apartment or granny suite, or building a new home in a noisy part of town, Sonopan panels are an affordable, easy to install solution for soundproofing.

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November 11, 2019  

The wow factor – a shocking situation

Jim Melnik, owner of Before & After Home Improvement in Timmins, Ont., was in for a shock when he was called in to replace a bathroom exhaust fan.

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November 4, 2019  

Backup home generators help make things a little less unpredictable

When it comes to choosing a home generator, the decision largely hinges on just how much power the homeowner wants or needs to retain in the event of an outage.