Go Rici Construct Canada Reno Roundtable: Part 3by Robert Koci
More and more, there are third parties getting involved in cleaning up the renovation industry.
Go Rici Construct Canada Reno Roundtable: Part 2by Robert Koci
Who is the bigger danger to the renovation industry, the guy with the fancy website or the guy working for cash?
Survey your customersby Robert Koci
All you need to know to get started on a customer survey
Red Tape Awareness Weekby Robert Koci
When it comes to dealing with government red tape, you are not alone.
Go Rici Construct Canada Reno Roundtable: Part 1by Robert Koci
You’re not a renovator, you’re an educator
Health as a profit strategyby Robert Koci
A few days in hospital focuses the mind.
What you need to thinkby Robert Koci
Where do you reload? Reboot? Repair yourself? What thoughts do you have? What thoughts should you have?
The death of home heatingby Robert Koci
If you hate installing furnaces, you’ll love Reiner’s house.
How house sales affect renovationsby Robert Koci
CMHC’s Canadian Housing Observer, 2011, says there is a direct relationship between home sales and renovations.
The Johnny Cash School of Decorby Robert Koci
When colour is your thing, maybe you should use some.
How unions encourage the cash economyby Adam
Pressure from unions push costs up, and workers out, of the legitimate economy.
Bad Santaby Robert Koci
Take a look at what Santa left in this neighbourhood
One contractor's opinion on home sales and renosby Robert Koci
We asked yesterday how changes in home sales affect renovation activity. Here is one contractor’s reply.
Does it matter to renovators when housing slows?by Robert Koci
When housing slows, is it better or worse for renovators? There are good arguments on both sides.
Profit is not a dirty wordby Robert Koci
In 2012, you’ll finally make a profit
Reiner's Houseby Robert Koci
The Reno Coach Reiner Hoyer has some tough words for the contracting industry.
Contractor Roundtable, Part 2: Regulations and the undergroundby Robert Koci
In April of this year, six contractors from across Canada met with Canadian Contractor staff for a roundtable discussion: Steve Barkhouse, Amsted Consruction Inc., in Ottawa, Pawel Matonog, Archer Construction, of Mississauga, Ont., Dennis Bryant, Bryant Renovations, in Toronto and…
Canadian Contractor Salary Survey is LIVEby Robert Koci
For the fourth year now, Canadian Contractor magazine is polling renovation and custom homebuilding industry business owners to find out what their companies are doing, what they are making and how much they take home for their efforts. If you…