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Canadian Contractor
January 13, 2012  

The Passive House continued

Reno Coach Reiner Hoyer’s Passive House gets a new fan in Canadian Contractor Tools Editor Steve Maxwell

Administration Canadian Contractor
January 6, 2012  

Meetings…what a waste!!

Actually, meetings are critical to work flow and morale. Here’s how to make them productive.

Canadian Contractor
January 3, 2012  


Is it the 90s crash all over again?

Canadian ContractorBasement
January 1, 2012  

Reliably Dry: Best practices for keeping water out of basements

There are three main categories of features that work together to make a basement reliably dry.

Canadian ContractorResources
December 26, 2011  

Underground truths

We must deal with the underground cash economy, but it’s not all our responsibility

Canadian Contractor
December 22, 2011  

Showing off

Helping your local big box or hardware store put on Saturday morning seminars is a great way to get in touch with your market

Canadian Contractor
December 16, 2011  

The 3 million dollar road Part 1: The eight steps to growth

Most renovation companies gross under $1 million in annual sales. That’s small, but Mike Draper, consultant to renovation contractors, says it doesn’t have to be that way. In the next four issues of Canadian Contractor, Draper, vice president coaching at Renovantage Inc., will explain how his company helps contractors grow their business from startup status of less that $300,000 to the heady success of $3 million and more.

Administration Canadian Contractor
December 16, 2011  

The 3 million dollar road Part 2: Along the $3 million road

The following is the second in a four-part series

Canadian Contractor
December 16, 2011  

The 3 million dollar road Part 3: Beyond your first million

In the last issue of Canadian Contractor Magazine we took a look at how important cash flow is for a $300,000 business growing to $1 million. The following is the third in a four-part series that will take you on the road to a $3-million business.

Administration Canadian Contractor Trades & Hiring
December 15, 2011  

The 3 million dollar road Part 4: $3 million and beyond

Before growing from $2 million per year to $3 million and beyond, a contractor needs to make sure his business is running at a very profitable level.

Canadian Contractor
December 14, 2011  

To profit, specialize

you need to do one thing well
By Steve Greer

Canadian Contractor
December 5, 2011  

Illegal immigrants in construction need a break

The underground gets worse when you don’t let good, experienced trades from other countries work here legally.

Canadian Contractor
November 22, 2011  

The right price

There is a right price, and you need to charge it.

Administration Canadian Contractor Permits & Legal Trades & Hiring
November 8, 2011  

Greek Lesson

I find it strange. When it comes to the

Canadian Contractor
November 2, 2011  

Your Leadership Style

By Glenn Gutek. In leadership, leaders must understand this

Canadian Contractor
October 25, 2011  

A Canadian View of the American Housing Industry

According to the U.S. Commerce Department, seasonally adjusting housing