The challenge? Transform a classic Kelowna residence
by replacing an existing porch with a large, covered veranda that would perfectly match the house’s traditional design.
Ever get off on the wrong foot with a client?
If you don’t work in Ontario, smile. This painful tax grab is not for you.
Here’s online marketing to die for and how to make it happen for your company.
BuildTools is about to change the way renovators run their businesses and Dwell Design Build Inc. of Toronto is its first beachhead in Canada.
Given some of the comments we heard at the recent Canadian Contractor roundtable discussion, it makes sense that we should take some time to sit in on a seminar intent on improving the, let’s say, moral quality of our sales proposals.
It’s good to be friends, but better to take care of business.
All you need to know to get started on a customer survey
When it comes to dealing with government red tape, you are not alone.
CMHC’s Canadian Housing Observer, 2011, says there is a direct relationship between home sales and renovations.
Pressure from unions push costs up, and workers out, of the legitimate economy.
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…
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…
It looks like Canada won’t hit 200,000 starts this year, but the final number will be close. And there is promise of a strong housing market in 2012. CMHC’s Q4 housing report suggests a leveling off of starts, from about 191,000…
Builder magazine is the premier magazine in the US for the residential single family homebuilding industry. Every year, it assembles a list of trends it believes will represent the direction of their industry the following year. Though the magazine is…
One of the pleasures of design/build is confronting the challenges of thinking through at the design stage what you want to build and then, once you’ve drawn your vision, seeing it through to realty. Or as builder Andrew DelZotto says…