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July 15, 2019  

The WOW Factor: Like a Brick, House

While doing some interior renovations at a client’s home a few years back, I noticed a significant sag in the centre of the garage roof. My curiosity got the best of me so I grabbed a ladder, lifted the attic access lid, and got the shock of my life.

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July 8, 2019  

Get ready for C-Caps

The new Canadian aging-in-place specialist program is launching this fall.

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July 1, 2019  

Buy Not – Renting equipment can be a cost-effective way to access the latest technology

More and more, builders, contractors, and construction companies are relying on rental equipment to meet short-term project demands, manage costs, and stay on schedule.

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June 26, 2019  

The robots are coming…for your job

This video of Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology HRP-5P shows the robot lifting a sheet of drywall into place and screwing it in.

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June 26, 2019  

McMansion Hell

It’s a well-known fact that money doesn’t necessarily by style or taste. The McMansion Hell blog, by architect Kate Wagner, regularly showcases some of the most atrocious exterior design combinations she’s come across.

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June 26, 2019  

Choosing the Right Technology

Part 3 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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June 26, 2019  

It’s all a bit GAUDI

Our managing editor checks out two of Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi’s iconic projects in Barcelona

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June 26, 2019  

Six secrets to NOT share with customers

Oversharing blunders that annoy customers and limit careers

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June 24, 2019  

Hot town summer in the city

Built-up urban areas trap heat. Help your clients buffer the burn.

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June 22, 2019  

How to prepare and plan the perfect backyard for your clients – even if you’re not a landscaper

How to prepare and plan the perfect outdoor space for your clients – even if you’re not a landscaper.

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June 21, 2019  

Siding options go way beyond aluminum and vinyl

For years siding choices were restricted to wood, aluminum, or vinyl, but thanks to advancements homeowners can now choose from a wide array of materials to finish off their home.

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June 19, 2019  

Backyard robotics

Geeks everywhere will love the new garden-oriented robotics.

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June 17, 2019  

Field Tested: DRICORE Subfloor

It’s one of the best products I’ve used for time saving. The total floorspace was approximately 1,400 sq. ft. and I had the whole thing done in about three hours.

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June 10, 2019  

Thinking outside the box – Five exterior trends that your clients will fall in love with

Delight your clients by showcasing these trends that are ramping up curb appeal and creating spaces that are uniquely their own.

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June 6, 2019  

Find your perfect match with HomeStars’ newest offering

Finding a verified home service professional has never been faster or easier, with the latest offering from HomeStars.

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May 29, 2019  

From the Archives: Send in the Drones

How your newest tool might just know how to fly.

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May 29, 2019  

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.

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May 28, 2019  

Carbide 101: A Primer on Tungsten Carbide

Primary attributes of tungsten carbide are robustness and life in harsh applications like drilling in hard aggregate.