Why more and more contractors are building with JELD-WENby JELD-WEN
With a wide range of ENERGY STAR certified products, and their recent energy awards and initiatives, JELD-WEN has positioned itself as the forward-thinking window and door manufacturer that contractors seek. JELD-WEN and ENERGY STAR ENERGY STAR is a volunteer program…
The ABCs of ICFs, a reviewby Robert Koci
Since we ran our first article on ICFs (Insulated Concrete Forms) on this website last year, we’ve had a LOT of questions from contractors about what ICFs are, and how they can be used in renovation contracting and new homebuilding. Here’s the article again, with some interesting posts underneath it, including one today from Gary Brown at Amvic System, a major Canadian ICF supplier.
Real world options for streamlining drywall workby Robert Koci
Boarding, mudding, taping, skimming… sweating, cursing, groaning. Whatever you call it, it’s tough work. Is there any way to make drywall installation less of a grind? Well, yes. Here are few ways to hang that stuff faster.
Dewalt's shrouding protectionby Robert Koci
Protecting your lungs
Milwaukee Compact Bandsawby Robert Koci
This cordless bandsaw is all I want for Easter
Install once and you will hate all othersby Robert Koci
The best method of heat supply on the planet
Cleaning and servicing the maceratorby Robert Koci
Saniflo Canada has once again raised the bar by creating a new system for its macerating toilets that requires less time on the job site for contractors and minimal stress for the do-it-yourselfers. The new SANIACCESS 3 is an easy-to-open…
Getting into a Frothby Robert Koci
Spray foam has become standard for many insulating applications where batt insulation is too difficult to install evenly or where there is not enough room to install sufficient amounts to provide the R value desired. Because of its ability to…
The "little black dress" of kitchen productsby Robert Koci
If your customer is the “little black dress” type, she’ll want to know about this faucet
Ottawa firm gets in front of the curveby Robert Koci
Retirement living will be the biggest trend in renovation and custom homebuilding over the next 20 years. Don’t miss it. Healthcraft isn’t www.healthcraftproducts.com/
The shower that does everythingby Robert Koci
How to make your client feel like $6,000 of clean and fresh for only $700. Kohler scales its highend shower control system for the masses.