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May 27, 2012 News

The "Safe and Compliant" Seminar – Part 1

by Robert Koci

In Part 1 of our five-part series (which we’ll publish over the next two months), you”ll learn who’s liable and who’s not

May 25, 2012 News

Edgy E-Newsletters

by Robert Koci

A fresh approach to reaching your target demographic

May 24, 2012 News

The "Safety and Compliance" Seminar – Part 5

by Robert Koci

In Part 5 of our five-part series (which we’ll publish over the next two months), you”ll learn to always stay equipped and protected

May 23, 2012 News

The HomeStars way

by Robert Koci

You want to be a HomeStars contractor? All it takes to start is to sign up. And once you decide to go for the premium package and you can post video and pictures of your work, there is help to

May 23, 2012 Video

Marvelling at Marvin

by Robert Koci

Marvin Windows and Doors shows you two of its favourite products

May 22, 2012 News

My House

by Robert Koci

From vision to reality!

May 16, 2012 News

Cape-able Contractors

by Robert Koci

Should contractors have a license?

May 15, 2012 Video

A Contractor Joke

by Robert Koci

What would you do if you won a million dollars?

May 15, 2012 News

Females hammering away

by Robert Koci

Connect. Collaborate. Create… the women of WINC deliver.

May 15, 2012 News

Homeowners will pack seminar in Vancouver

by Robert Koci

Your customers are getting educated

May 14, 2012 News

How Carbide Saw Blades Are Made

by Steve Maxwell

We all use carbide saw blades, but how they’re made was a mystery to me until last week. The afternoon I spent touring Irwin’s new manufacturing plant in Udine, Italy left me surprised and impressed. This place was designed and

May 14, 2012 News

The Venetian Building Scene

by Steve Maxwell

Say the word “contractor” in Canada, and you’re talking new construction, renovations and wood. In Venice, Italy, the construction trades are almost entirely about masonry and restoration. That’s what happens when every square inch of a place is already covered

May 14, 2012 News

When your customer kicks the bucket…

by Robert Koci

In the middle of a job

May 14, 2012 News

A pocketful of natural gas

by Robert Koci

Calling before you dig doesn’t cover everything

May 14, 2012 Video

Rotating skyscrapers

by Robert Koci

Lake view, mountain view, city view…all in 90 minutes.

May 7, 2012 News

Permits up (commercial) and down (residential)

by Robert Koci

For the third month, single family residential permits drop

May 7, 2012 News

CARAHS chapter meeting: Five proven ways to grow your business

by Robert Koci

All are welcome to the second Toronto chapter meeting of CARAHS May 17th at the Canadian Contractor magazine offices; 80 Valleybrook Dr. Toronto. (York Mills and Don Mills area). Meeting starts at 6:30pm sharp

April 30, 2012 News

Benny's a charm, says J.D. Power

by Robert Koci

Paint maker Benjamin Moore satisfies again