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May 28, 2019  

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

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May 28, 2019  

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.

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May 28, 2019  

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.

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May 24, 2019  

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.

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May 22, 2019  

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.

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May 17, 2019  

A collection of stats and facts that could affect your business

A collection of stats and facts that could affect your business.

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May 13, 2019  

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

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May 13, 2019  

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.

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May 8, 2019  

The WOW Factor

When we first saw this photo we almost couldn’t believe it was real. Alas, it was all too real.

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May 6, 2019  

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

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May 1, 2019  

Brickawood Buildings

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.

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May 1, 2019  

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.

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May 1, 2019  

Tiles in the garden

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

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May 1, 2019  

Recall Roundup

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.

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April 30, 2019  

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.

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April 30, 2019  

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.

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April 30, 2019  

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.

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April 16, 2019  

Who are we as construction managers?

Getting to know the Corrente Construction difference