5 questions your customers are sure to ask your referencesby JELD-WEN
Hey contractors, if you’ve been around the block for a while, chances are you’ve accumulated quite a few references. These are customers who were satisfied with your work, people you can trust them to give a good review of your…
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…
Contractors must be up to date in their tax filings…by Brynna Leslie
Private contractors in Quebec will have to show clients that they are in good standing with Revenue Quebec before they can proceed with projects worth $25,000 or more
Flooring is Canada's favourite reno projectby Steve Payne
The home renovation website www.houzz.com, is creating quite a buzz among Canadians looking for ideas and information about home design and remodeling. The site had 1.5 million unique Canadian visitors in July and it has just publishing a “Houzz and Home…
Liar, liar pants on fire. Misleading proposals and how to avoid themby Robert Koci
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.
How do you fire a client?by Robert Koci
You ever have a client you just can’t work for any more? How do you end the relationship?
The Passive House continuedby Robert Koci
Reno Coach Reiner Hoyer’s Passive House gets a new fan in Canadian Contractor Tools Editor Steve Maxwell
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…