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From the Archives: Send in the Drones
How your newest tool might just know how to fly.
Don’t take IT easy
Part 2 of a 5-part series of articles to help small and mid-size businesses manage their tech resources and grow their business.
Carbide 101: A Primer on Tungsten Carbide
Primary attributes of tungsten carbide are robustness and life in harsh applications like drilling in hard aggregate.
Time to roundup Roundup?
Landscapers will want to take note that Monsanto’s almost ubiquitous weed killer, Roundup, has been hit with massive penalties in recent court cases
Sneak Peek: This is an excerpt from “Iron Clad,”
This is an excerpt from “Iron Clad,” a feature on durable yet stylish options for exterior finishing by Frank Condron that will appear in our June/July 2019 issue.
A shocking video by the Electrical Safety Authority
The Electrical Safety Authority is trying to promote safety around powerlines, and created these graphic videos demonstrating why it’s so important to be aware of what’s overhead.
Let’s solve Canada’s housing challenges together
See how affordable housing innovators can overcome Canada’s biggest challenges with the help of the NHS Demonstrations Initiative and Solutions Labs.
How to move customers past price
“Our competitors are hammering us on price. That’s why we’re losing business.” It’s a convenient excuse that puts the blame on those nasty competitors.
A collection of stats and facts that could affect your business
A collection of stats and facts that could affect your business.
Fabricland, inspired carpet and wallpaper options
In our December 2018/ January 2019 issue’s feature, “The Finishing Touch,” one of the quirkier items that long-time contributor Jay Somerset included
Book smarts – An exclusive sneak peek inside the CHBA’s new renovators’ manual – Apr/May2019
CHBA has a Renovators’ Manual in the works. This month we offer a small sample of what readers can expect from the new book, when it is released to the public.
The WOW Factor
When we first saw this photo we almost couldn’t believe it was real. Alas, it was all too real.
Brand power, DeWalt’s lineup of cordless tools
DeWalt’s lineup of cordless tools makes it possible to cut the cord – and ditch the gas can
Most of us got our start in construction by playing with Lego bricks as kids. It seems that some of us don’t want to grow up. French company, Brickawood International, has developed wood-framed housing kits with interior and exterior walls that are assembled without nails, screws, or glue.
To be or not to be … technology-driven?
Part 1 of a 5-part series of articles to help small and medium-sized businesses manage their tech resources and grow their business.
Tiles in the garden
For years, ceramic tile artist Cristina Delago has been installing tiles outdoors.
Under some overheat conditions, the cap of the radiator coolant reserve tank, if restricted, can come off and high-temperature coolant may spray out, posing a burn hazard.
Water wise, tankless toilets conserve up to 35,000 litres of water a year
Tankless toilets are a modern option for homeowners looking for a cost-effective solution for renovating or adding a new bathroom.
Building the great outdooors
That said, as I write this home and cottage owners across many parts of the country are dealing with severe flooding from a mix of heavy spring rains and plenty of melting snow.
From the archives: Copper Eavestroughing
This item is one of twelve products featured in “The Durable Dozen,” a feature written by Martin Zibauer for our June/July 2016 Great Outdoors issue.
Who are we as construction managers?
Getting to know the Corrente Construction difference
The Kohler, Wisconsin experience
The international manufacturer of high-end kitchen and bathroom fixtures – and more – remains rooted in its namesake town
The best time saving tool in the industry
RenoRun: Changing the way you manage your jobsites
Get Inline framing style is jobsite and energy efficient
It wasn’t until I was able to work for and learn from a great, conscientious carpenter and custom homebuilder, John Rose of J.W. Rose Carpentry, did I realize the way I was originally taught was definitely not the best.
Beware when hiring an electrical contractor
A Hamilton court has sent a clear message: If you break the law and put public safety at risk, there will be consequences.
Green energy, screw solar
Alberta contractor Casey van Marrion digs deep into green energy
Procore is reaching new heights
A case study on how Procore supports Clark Construction Management in devising the tallest building in Canada.
Mizrahi Developments and Clark Construction Management found Procore to build The One
Mizrahi Developments and Clark Construction Management saw themselves looking for a solution to help them build the tallest residential building in Toronto. The solution was Procore.
Beginner basics on building a trendy fence
In the poem, Mending Wall, by Robert Frost, he states, “Good fences make great neighbours.”