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Contractor Hardware Care Tips Contractors rely on their tools to get jobs done right and build their reputation. Making the right choice when you purchase hardware is important, and a little research to find a quality tool will be worth it in the long run. Yet, maintaining them is half the job. Once you have […]

Drywall building tips for a smooth finish The best drywalling is one that can not be seen by the eye. Rather, if installed properly, drywall should give the look of a flat, smooth wall surface. While this is the ideal, many homeowners can testify that is not always the case. Failure to install drywall properly […]

Transporting construction materials in an e-commerce world As e-commerce continues to gain traction another industry has been struggling to keep up with the demand: the transportation industry. The e-commerce industry is not slowing down and has been predicted to increase as it becomes a more mainstream way of shopping. More and more customers have taken […]

Preparing your house and apartment for fall and winter As the warm summer weather starts to cool many home owners and apartment renters will be thinking about how to prepare their spaces to withstand winter. There are several important things that can be done to get homes and apartments ready for the colder seasons. While […]

The connection between Smart homes and electrical supply Smart homes have become more and more popular since they were developed and introduced just a few years ago. A Smart home can include a house that just has one or two elements connected, such as a PC, cable TV, security system, lighting, etc. or, it can […]

How technology is changing trade tools A global construction survey by KPMG earlier this year indicated those in the construction industry were not utilizing technology as much as they could. According to the KPMG report, 23-36 per cent of companies still do not use mobile technology on projects. Yet, young apprentices that are joining the industry […]

Brand name or off brand name plumbing supplies? The majority of plumbers know that quality counts on the job. The best way to ensure that quality is by using brand name plumbing supplies from a trusted wholesaler. However, it may not always be common knowledge for customers, which means a contractor needs to be able […]

The majority of plumbers know that quality counts on the job. The best way to ensure that quality is by using brand name plumbing supplies from a trusted wholesaler. However, it may not always be common knowledge for customers, which means a contractor needs to be able to clearly and correctly explain why the plumbing […]

The Construction Industry’s Impact on Canada’s Low-Carbon Commitments Canada was one of 197 nations that signed the Paris Agreement in 2015, which is a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). Because of this commitment, Canada’s construction industry will be playing a key role in helping the country meet its promises by incorporating more renewable […]

Building trust in your customers Consumers seem to have an persistent mistrust when it comes to tradespeople. Those in the business know it is not always easy to convince customers that quality work will get done on time and on budget. Part of this stems from the fact that when people call in a contractor […]