Rents so high, contractors now camping under the Skytrain tracks in East Vancouverby canadiancontractor
And you thought the rents were high in your home town?
GE Appliances to sponsor Mike Holmesby Steve Payne
Just in time for National Laundry Day on April 15! (Seriously, there is a National Laundry Day…)
Western home builders dominate CHBA national awardsby John Bleasby
Alberta and BC take over half of the country’s award categories
The March to Net Zero Energy Building: Episode 2 (VIDEO)by canadiancontractor
Canada is headed toward a Net Zero Energy future when it comes to building envelopes. Do you understand how much this will change the way you build? Watch this video to learn more.
Busting Myths About Skylights (VIDEO): Part 1by canadiancontractor
Rob Koci interviews Mark Taylor and Russell Ibbotson from VELUX about how the company has developed a loyal contractor following by taking the fear out of skylight installation.
HGTV cancels all Bauemler TV productionsby John Bleasby
“They simply ran out of funny faces to pull at each other.”
BILD renovation awards highlight design-build business modelby John Bleasby
Two big winners for 2017 had one thing in common
Smoke detector recall could leave thousands unprotectedby John Bleasby
Contractors should help spread the word about this potential product failure
Ontario Housing Minister vows to investigate evictions for renovationsby John Bleasby
Whose building is it anyway? “Reno-victions” are in the spotlight
Income sprinkling and your taxes – what’s changed?by John Bleasby
The Federal Budget in February has tweaked some of the rules
The March to Net Zero Energy Building: Episode 1 (VIDEO)by canadiancontractor
An interview with Gary Meine, architectural technologist for NUDURA, manufacturer of Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs).
Contractor Talk (VIDEO): Rob interviews RenoRun CEO Eamonn O’Rourkeby canadiancontractor
RenoRun is both an app and a delivery service. From your phone, you can order up to 50,000 different building materials items and have them delivered to your job site within 2 hours.
Ground mats prevent you slip-sliding away!by John Bleasby
Spring thaw is sloppy time, making safety under foot important
Canada plans to ban asbestos products. What do you think?by Canadian Contractor
We’re looking for your feedback on this proposed legislation
Site Tips, Episode 3: How to perfectly fit crown moulding; PLUS Triple studs for electrical switchesby canadiancontractor
Canadian Contractor Site Tips are brought to you by Home Hardware
Are residential contractors missing the boat on the refugee hiring opportunity?by John Bleasby
Many new arrivals have construction experience but can’t connect with the industry
Best practices for managing income, expenses and cash flowby canadiancontractor
As we head into the summer building season, it’s the perfect time of the year to review your business’s financial management practises.
A new look at concrete means revisiting the oldby John Bleasby
Environmental concerns are driving concrete innovation