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Canadian Contractor
September 17, 2012  

A thought on roofing safety

Some roofers say they are safer when they are not tied down, because workers can get tangled up in each other’s ropes. This line of thinking can be fatal.

September 11, 2012  

Lost a job over price? Here’s why

From my perspective, price alone isn’t the main reason most jobs are lost. If a job is lost on price, it’s because the contractor did not create any value in anything other than price.

Canadian Contractor
September 11, 2012  

Lost a job over price? Here's why

From my perspective, price alone isn’t the main reason most jobs are lost. If a job is lost on price, it’s because the contractor did not create any value in anything other than price.

Canadian Contractor
September 11, 2012  

Negotiate twice, not three times

Have you noticed what should be a single negotiation

Canadian Contractor
September 10, 2012  

Eyewitness to a tragedy

CARAHS’ Alex Caldwell was handing out literature on Fall Awareness to roofers and renovators in the same area of Toronto where a masoner was just about to fall two storeys to his death

Canadian Contractor
September 7, 2012  

Building permits, July

Ontario numbers are down significantly

Canadian Contractor
September 4, 2012  

Residential investment up in Q2

Our industry keeps looking up

Canadian Contractor
August 20, 2012  

What to do when the homeowner wants to hire their own subtrade to work on your jobsite

It’s fraught with danger. You need to warn them.

Canadian Contractor
August 8, 2012  

An Olympic diversion

I am wearing the maple leaf with pride again

Canadian Contractor
August 7, 2012  

Cats on a hot tin roof

Finding roofing crews is easy in residential neighborhoods. You

Canadian Contractor
August 6, 2012  

Breaking my nails

What’s with the quality of nails these days?

Canadian Contractor
August 6, 2012  

The Hammerati guys

Do we need another contractor finder online?

Canadian Contractor
July 23, 2012  

Call backs an opportunity to prove your worth

How are you judged?

Canadian Contractor
July 23, 2012  

Are you running your reno business, or is it running you?

The implementation of clear and simple systems and procedures for tasks that come up again and again is essential if you want to grow your business

Canadian Contractor
July 23, 2012  

Opinion: A failure of regulation? Or just a fail.

When bad things happen, get it fixed and move on

Canadian Contractor
July 9, 2012  

Opinion: Unions destroy jobs

It’s time to push back on unions and the political parties that protect them

Canadian Contractor
July 2, 2012  

Need more sales?

Are you sure? Then act like it!   Over

Canadian Contractor
June 28, 2012  

Build Your Brand Part 3: Now build the brand!

The most important thing to understand about branding is that it’s not about getting your target client to choose you over another contractor.