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October e-News

October 3, 2018

2 ways to help clients save money with home renos Contractors do more than just help their clients plan home renovations – they add value with their experience and advice. As Canadians move from the hot summer into the coolness of fall, you can help them insulate to save money over time. The R-Value of a building is first and foremost its insulation value. Help your clients boost the R-value of their homes in the following ways so they can k...

September e-News

September 3, 2018

RESIDENTIAL DRYWALL SOLUTIONS Homeowners expect a lot from today's contractor. After all, you're the expert when it comes to their next home renovation project. Walls matter: • Create healthy spaces with walls that clean the air• Design restful spaces with walls that control sound• Maximize durability with walls that can handle almost anything. Consider your options when designing the perfect solution for your c...

August e-News

August 3, 2018

3 ways to create curb appeal for the homeowner Today's homeowner is interested in more than just high-quality products that perform. They also want products to meet their architectural and design demands. Whether they're renovating an existing home or building something new, the owner wants a home to reflect their personal style. The contractor's challenge is to find products that allow for both fashion and function. Here are three easy ways to do just that. ...

July e-News

July 3, 2018

Frame your deck with railings from Trex The right railing puts the finishing touch on your deck or porch project. It's often the first thing people see when they arrive at a home. Trex has a number of designs to work with your clients' unique tastes: Trex Signature rails offer a classic touch. Consider black, curved aluminum rails t...

Smoke detector recall could leave thousands unprotected

April 2, 2018

Contractors should help spread the word about this potential product failure  by John Bleasby One of North America's largest manufacturers of smoke detectors has issued a major recall of one its most popular units. North Carolina-based company Kidde, along with Health Canada and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, have recalled nearly 500,000 smoke detectors that might not be able to detect smoke. In Canada, some 40,000 models PI2010 and PI9010 hav...

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August 26, 2019

4 reno trends for 2019 and beyond Reno trends come and go, but some continue to be popular with clients for years. Here are the top 4...

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July 25, 2019

Create the ideal outdoor sanctuary for your client More homeowners are looking to expand their living areas by creating outdoor living...

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June 24, 2019

Do you know your health and safety responsibilities?  Whether you are working alone, or have a crew working with you on a job site, it's...

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