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September 5, 2019  

Video – 7th Active House Symposium

Sept 6th & 7th, 2019 – Evergreen Brick Works – Toronto. Enjoy two days of inspiring conversations with industry leaders.

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September 2, 2019  

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.

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August 27, 2019  

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.

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August 27, 2019  

Watch renovation themed shows on Netflix – White Gold and Tin Men

First off, this BBC Two series now airing on Netflix is definitely NSFW

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August 27, 2019  

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.

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August 27, 2019  

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

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August 27, 2019  

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

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August 26, 2019  

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.

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August 19, 2019  

Cambrian Collection

Earlier this spring, our associate publisher, Kim Barton, flew down to Minneapolis, Minn., to dig into the history of the family owned quartz manufacturing company, Cambria.

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August 1, 2019  

Fake News, How a coffee-loving construction worker who became an internet sensation…

How a coffee-loving construction worker who became an internet sensation…turned out to be just another ad.

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August 1, 2019  

The Graduate: Good help is hard to find. Unless you know where to look

In today’s labour market we constantly hear about a skilled trades shortage. The struggle is real!

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July 31, 2019  

Digital Marketing: Four Steps to Optimizing Your Online Presence for the Best ROI

When it comes to your online presence, you need to put more into it than a basic website and some Google Ads. This article will highlight the four key factors to consider maximizing your Website ROI.

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July 31, 2019  

Escape from Down Under: Code-compliant egress is a must for homes with basement living areas

When basements contain one or more sleeping rooms, emergency egress and rescue openings are required in each sleeping room.

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July 22, 2019  

The NewsTicker: Landscaping edition

Would you want to live next door to the Flintstones? Apparently, residents of Hillsborough, Calif., have decided they would not. They’re suing the owner of the local “Flintstone House” to stop, um, enhancing the décor.

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July 21, 2019  

Tiles in the Garden

For years, ceramic tile artist Cristina Delago has been installing tiles outdoors.

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July 19, 2019  

Iron Clad, Climate change and changing tastes have inspired a host of exterior material options

Choosing exterior materials has never been an easy task for either homeowners or contractors.

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July 17, 2019  

Animal proofing your backyard

Life in the big city wouldn’t be the same without our critters.

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July 17, 2019  

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Home Furnishings

SYMFONISK is a collaboration between Ikea and Sonos that has created new ways of blending sound into the home. The product line includes a shelf speaker (shown here) and a table lamp.