Selling renovations starts with finding a mentorby Steve Payne
If you are looking for sales mentors in our industry, the pages of our magazine are full of them
Reader seeks advice on symptoms after working on mold-infested houseby canadiancontractor
Extensive black told was evident on the drywall. The drywallers simply plastered over the damaged areas.
“Solar with storage is the future”by canadiancontractor
“Solar panels on an average home can produce 15 megawatts per year.”
Ottawa’s proposed small business tax changes leave reader “disgruntled”by canadiancontractor
Finance Minister Bill Morneau is spearheading a plan to alter Ottawa’s tax rules for professional corporations
Ottawa’s plan to close “loopholes” in professional corporation tax rulesby Steve Payne
Let us know if you think you will be affected.
Response to John Bleasby’s article on Margaret (“Nimby”) Atwoodby canadiancontractor
Municipalities can’t have their cake and eat it, too. If they want to protect agricultural areas, they have to end their anti-development attitudes in the city.
Green building using EPS slabs known as SABSby canadiancontractor
All well and good, George, but your example is in Hawaii! How would SABS hold up in Canadian snow load conditions?
Commercial contractor slams residential contractors who ask for depositsby canadiancontractor
“I am not worried (about deposits). I am properly financed,” says Tim
Why don’t we have photo ID licenses for tradespeople?by canadiancontractor
“But there is no need for alphabet soup regulatory agencies!”
What is the ROI range for a homeowner on a “well-finished basement”?by canadiancontractor
Tom from Basement Reno Burlington weighs in
“Any idea where to find this song called ‘Contractor’?”by canadiancontractor
Anyone know who the heck Chas. McCabe is?
The best hand-guided trowel work I have ever seenby Steve Maxwell
The skilled trade workers I met in South Africa were supremely skilled at precise, hand-guided work
Message from a man blinded in left eye by a nail gunby canadiancontractor
“I was 19 when the accident happened. I had received almost no training.”
The Profit Series Part 1: Why Profit?by Mike Draper
Profit is not a dirty word. You need to understand what it is, what it means and why you need to make lots of it.
Don’t call him an “electrical contractor” PLEASE!!!by canadiancontractor
“There is no way this guy should be referred to in this way.” We agree. Well said.
Unlicensed ‘electrician’ jailed: “I’m glad they stuck it to this guy!”by canadiancontractor
“I am a fully licensed electrician. I am always fixing bogus work done by hacks!”
Another attempt to successfully sue the WSIBby canadiancontractor
C. Hawkins posts about the ongoing battle from the fightwcb.org folks
The environmental cost of insulating with chemicalsby canadiancontractor
The exterior cladding of the Grenfell Tower flats in London that became an inferno on June 14 contained the energy equivalent of 30,000 litres of gasoline