Everything’s coming up Goldcon
North Vancouver’s Goldcon Construction is on a winning streak.
Recall roundup, Under pressure, plus things are heating up
When things burn and break, we let you know
Product Showcase: New & Noteworthy
DeWalt introduces the XTREME Subcompact Series tools, a line of five compact and performance-packed brushless 12V MAX tools.
Affordable Energy Efficiency
To achieve our national energy goals, we need to start looking at older housing stock.
4 old-school marketing hacks guaranteed to deliver results
While it seems everyone is focussed on Instagram and other social media options for getting their name out there, many older marketing options still have benefits.
Why IT is so important to small- and medium-sized businesses
Part 5 of a 5-part series of articles to help small and medium-sized businesses understand the business of information technology.
Recycling tiles into ‘clothing’? Ukranian artist Zhanna Kadyrova shows you how
They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But Ukrainian artist Zhanna Kadyrova finds it in abandoned industrial sites.
Cat machines take Jenga to the next level
You know that guy on the crew you’re reluctant to let sit down at the controls of the Bobcat or any other heavy equipment because you’re worried his lack of skills will lead to problems?
How to run a business that thrives in any economy
Long-time readers will be familiar with Breakthrough Academy, the B.C.-based business coaching and management program designed specifically for contractors and homebuilders.
HomeStars launches first-ever national Reno Report
Canadian homeowners surveyed on past and future home improvement spending
Video – 7th Active House Symposium
Sept 6th & 7th, 2019 – Evergreen Brick Works – Toronto. Enjoy two days of inspiring conversations with industry leaders.
The wow factor – a slice job waiting to happen
David Adams of Brampton, Ont., sent us a number of prize-worthy pictures from jobsites he’s collected over the years.
Managing change: The people behind the machines
Part 4 of a 5-part series of articles to help small and medium-sized businesses manage their tech resources and grow their business.
Watch renovation themed shows on Netflix – White Gold and Tin Men
First off, this BBC Two series now airing on Netflix is definitely NSFW
Consumer show survival guide
Fall Home show season is just around the corner. Setting up a booth at a consumer show can be a great way to generate business.
Save a Sample, Sept. 18-19, 2019
Since 1999, the Save a Sample program has been collecting unused brochures, fabrics, and other samples from across North America
GPS tracking of light/medium duty fleets – increasing profitability through driver accountability
Drivers that are held to a clear, unbiased standard perform better for the company – and themselves
Judgement day – five tips for a great renovation award entry
Receiving accolades adds an additional layer of credibility and confidence, and gives homeowners one more reason to trust doing business with you.