Going Up…And to the Right
Modern high-rises wouldn’t exist without elevators to quickly transport occupants back-and-forth between the ground and the sky-high apartments and offices they live and work in. With a new prototype elevator system, high-rises might be able to expand as far horizontally as they do vertically. Taking a page from Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, German manufacturing giant ThyssenKrupp is testing a ropeless system dubbed MULTI, with cars that can travel in multiple directions. The hope is that by being able to operate multiple cabins per line, capacity can be increased by up to 50 percent.
Toronto contractors and homeowners can benefit from the low-interest financing tool offered by the City for home energy improvements. The City of Toronto's Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) makes it easier for Toronto homeowners to undertake a variety of home improvements.
Will Gonell, an American-born, Toronto-based contractor – and friend of Renovation Contractor magazine – recently sent out a note to friends and colleagues about his interest in helping those impacted by Hurricane Irma in the Florida Keys.
Don’t be spooked by the superstition. Instead, if you have a motorbike, hop on it and head down to Port Dover, Ont
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Anyone who follows professional sports knows that top-level soccer players are some of the highest paid athletes in the world.
We hope you’re able to take the day off today and spend it with your family.
Marc Chartrand of Atelier Nord Design/Construction in Lachine, Que., has this super-simple caulking tip all wrapped up.
The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has an ongoing exhibition about plywood
It’s the opening night of the playoffs with the AL Wild Card Game
Fusion Stone is an easy and budget-friendly way to beautifully upgrade your home, inside and out. A patented Shouldice innovation, Fusion Stone is a thin stone veneer that is easily installed with the included stainless steel clips & screws. You just screw it to the wall and it’s “Hooked for Life”.
More than a kitchen and bath luxury showroom, The Water Closet offers unparalleled service, selection and solutions for all your plumbing and heating needs. Our goal is to be your full-service showroom while “Enhancing the Flow of Life”.
We've been proudly serving the community for more than 160 years. We deliver natural gas safely and reliably to two million homes and businesses across Ontario. With safety as our ongoing priority, we're committed to making communities better places to live.
Royal Building Products is a leading manufacturer and distributor of a broad range of state-of-the-art exterior building materials for the home remodeling, building and municipal construction markets.
For over 50 years, SFA Group's goal has been to allow anyone to easily install bathroom fixtures, laundry rooms and kitchens anywhere and without any major work. As the French inventor of the famous macerating systems, today SFA is among the top companies worldwide in bathroom fixtures.
Masco Canada Ltd. is the Canadian plumbing division of MASCO Corporation and represents brands including Delta, Brizo, Hansgrohe, Axor, BrassCraft, Master Plumber, and Waltec. MASCO Canada Limited is dedicated to complete customer satisfaction and responsiveness to the unique Canadian marketplace.
DRIcore is the first and most important step towards creating a new living space as warm and comfortable as any other space in your home. DRIcore is the one-step engineered subfloor solution that is specifically designed for basements. The raised moisture barrier covers cold, damp concrete to protect, insulate and cushion your finished floors.
You chose your new Chrysler because you wanted something far beyond the ordinary. It just makes sense that your ownership experience should be just as special. That's why we're committed to exceeding your expectations for as long as you have your Chrysler.
Sharing Passion & Performance. With our unique expertise and sensibilities, gained from our devotion to sound and music, we are committed to creating excitement and cultural inspiration together with people around the world.
Since 1989 Men At Work has specialized in renewing and enlarging older houses in core Toronto neighbourhoods. We are experts in managing the challenges of renovating sensitive old buildings into beautiful, functional, comfortable living spaces.
Euro-Line Appliances has brought elite European engineered appliances to Canadian homes for over 25 years. Our brands exceed expectations and have earned awards in design, engineering, performance, and energy efficiency. All of our cooking, refrigeration, dishwashers, and laundry appliances are created to conserve our non-renewable resources.
Established in 1987, Caesarstone pioneered the original quartz surface and continues to be a leading developer and manufacturer of premium surfaces. Highly functional and design forward, Caesarstone surfaces have endless application possibilities including kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, wall paneling, furniture and more.
At Riobel we design, create and assemble faucets, shower systems and accessories in our Canadian facility located in St-Jérôme, a suburb of Montréal. Our modern and fashionable products are designed to fit all kitchens or bathrooms. They are easy to install, while mechanical parts are accessible from above the counter to facilitate cleaning and maintenance. Riobel: a benchmark of excellence since 1995!
Allan Rug Co. has been serving the GTA builders, designers, architects and the public for over 50 years. Supplying a full range of commercial and residential carpeting in a wide range of colours and styles from leading manufacturers.
Cosentino is a global, family-owned company that produces and distributes high value innovative surfaces for architecture and design. As a leading company, Cosentino imagines and anticipates together with its customers and partners design solutions that offer value and inspiration to people’s lives.
Vangarde Cabinet Design & Factory Inc. specializes in aftermarket cabinet fronts and accessories that fit IKEA kitchens. We transform ordinary looking IKEA kitchens into extraordinary ones. Finally, there is a choice for more desirable cabinet doors and accessories for your IKEA kitchen.
Over the past 14 years Factory Tile Depot has become #1 for everything tile and stone. With 5 locations showcasing the latest and greatest trends in the tile industry, we have built the confidence of trade and retail clients alike. We are proud to offer well thought out showrooms, extensive selections of hard to find tile-stone, on site designers, and some of the best after care support in the industry. Experience the FTD difference on your next project.
Master Edge Homes is built upon a foundation of expertise and unparalleled craftsmanship. With a team of dedicated and diligent personnel, Master Edge Homes executes home builds and renovations precisely how you envisioned them. From design and build to complete renovation, we are passionate about exceeding excellence with meticulous design, skilled construction, and project management.
X-Tile is sure to have whatever you need to express your unique individual style. We offer you an exceptional variety of wall and flooring options in ceramic, porcelain, natural stone, glass, mosaic and much more from leading suppliers around the world. Let our knowledgeable and friendly staff help you in your dream renovation or building project.
Space Age Closets and Custom Cabinetry has been serving Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area for over 30 years. Our services include a wide array of custom storage solutions for every room in your home. With decades of experience designing and installing custom closets and cabinets we pledge to provide excellence in service and get the job done right the first time.
Custom drapery, drapery hardware, blinds, shutters, specialty shades (including motorization and home automation), bedspreads, headboards, quilting, upholstery, fabric library, and a complete in-house drapery workroom. We also offer custom programs for builders, designers & decorators.
With over 90 years of experience, BLANCO is the leading kitchen sinks and faucets manufacturer. From handcrafted in Germany Steelart® sinks and the beauty of Silgranit®, to the European design faucets, BLANCO products are celebrated worldwide for their unmatched quality and design. Blanco Silgranit® sinks are proudly manufactured in Canada TRADE ONLY.
From a modest machine shop in Baltimore to the surface of the moon, we’ve proudly provided innovative solutions for over a century. Discover the pioneering history of BLACK+DECKER.
Fisher & Paykel incorporates the world’s most innovative technologies and produce the most technically advanced, efficient and contemporary styled appliances. DCS created the first line of high end, commercial quality appliances and expanded to pioneer indoor and outdoor kitchen solutions for the at home chef. TRADE ONLY.
Canada's premium quartz manufacturer, HanStone Canada, is revolutionizing the quartz industry. Produced in a state of the art facility in London Ontario, HanStone Quartz is known for superior quality and exceptional design. Locally Made. Distinctly Beautiful. Naturally Canadian.
Scan Decor offers unique Scandinavian & contemporary furniture. You will find their products to be beautiful and functional.
Discovery Dream Homes Ltd. Is a leader in innovative design, world class manufacturing and global marketing of the highest quality log and Timberframe products. We provide services for both residential and commercial projects.
Decor-Rest Furniture Ltd., a leading Canadian manufacturer of fine upholstery, since 1972. We take pride in making furniture that will last for generations. We manufacture custom, contract furniture for the residential and commercial markets. Our collections include fabric upholstery, leather upholstery, S&C, and Accent on Home. Our passion for design excellence is evident in every piece of upholstered furniture we manufacture.
Martino Heating & Air Conditioning has been designing, installing and repairing home comfort systems in the GTA and Quinte Regions for 28 years. We provide our customers with a variety of premium products to match their home comfort needs and budget. To guarantee you the best possible service or installation experience, all of our technicians are certified and have undergone a complete background check.
Trex is the world’s #1 decking brand and the inventor of wood-alternative composite decking. Trex invented, defined and perfected composite decking with a selection of low-maintenance, high-performance, eco-friendly decking products that help create the perfect outdoor living space. Because Trex believes that you should spend your time relaxing on your deck, not maintaining it.