I’ll Have an Old Fashioned
While the kids these days may all be thinking about futures in I.T. and app development, Global News recently ran an article on in-demand “old fashioned” careers. Topping the list in terms of earnings potential are carpenters, who make an average of $25 an hour across the country.
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It wasn’t until I was able to work for and learn from a great, conscientious carpenter and custom homebuilder, John Rose of J.W. Rose Carpentry, did I realize the way I was originally taught was definitely not the best.
A Hamilton court has sent a clear message: If you break the law and put public safety at risk, there will be consequences.
Alberta contractor Casey van Marrion digs deep into green energy
A case study on how Procore supports Clark Construction Management in devising the tallest building in Canada.
In the poem, Mending Wall, by Robert Frost, he states, “Good fences make great neighbours.”
This a skylight that thinks for itself, trusted to think for you to create a healthier home environment.
A weld on the hoist may fail, causing it and any materials on it to fall. One such incident has been reported so far.
In our December 2018/January 2019 issue’s feature, “The Finishing Touch,” one of the quirkier items that long-time contributor Jay Somerset included was a carpet modelled on that found in the fictitious Overlook Hotel from the movie, The Shining.
We are the market leader in the manufacturing of skylights and roof windows. It is a result of our intense focus on creating the best quality, most energy efficient daylighting products available.
Created by fusion of exceptional design, superior quartz quality and cutting-edge technology, HansStone Quartz weaves together intriguing patterns and colours inspired by the diverse Canadian landscape.
SFA SANIFLO INC. (“SANIFLO”) is the only manufacturer of its kind in North America offering a complete line of macerating toilet systems for residential and light-commercial applications where installation of plumbing fixtures with below-floor drainage is impossible or cost-prohibitive.
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.
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”.
SOPRA-CELLULOSE is a thermal and acoustic insulation used in interior and exterior walls, attics, floors and ceilings.
For over 75 years, John Brooks Company has proudly been your Spraying Pumping Filtering Systems Specialists.
Listen better, plan better, build better. That’s Corrente Construction Management, and we are always working for our clients, to deliver for our clients.
All-electric fireplace showroom and design centre with the largest selection in Toronto and York Region. Combining specialized expertise with over 20 years' interior design experience. On-wall, in-wall, fireboxes, retrofit inserts, mantels, custom cabinetry, stone and brick veneers. Residential and commercial. Trade and volume inquiries always welcome.
Custom fabrication, marble granite quartz and a boutique showroom that caters to designers, architects, contractors and more! Everyone is welcome!
At JELD-WEN, we craft custom windows and doors from the highest quality materials, designed to inspire homeowners and add beauty to the world.
Saunacore is a world leader in the manufacturing of premium quality sauna and steam bath products. Saunacore manufactures sauna heaters, steam bath generators, far infrared sauna rooms, traditional indoor and outdoor saunas, material liner kits, accessories and much more.
Canadian Appliance Source has become the fastest growing provider of Major Home Appliances in Canada for over 10 years, we have grown to include over 13 locations across Ontario & Quebec.
Since 1873, Kohler Co. has been improving the level of gracious living by providing exceptional products and services for our customers’ homes and their lifestyles.
In our December 2018/January 2019 issue’s feature, “The Finishing Touch,” one of the quirkier items that long-time contributor Jay Somerset included was a carpet modelled on that found in the fictitious Overlook Hotel from the movie, The Shining. (Somerset actually used the carpet in his own basement. No word yet if it’s haunted.)
Shortly after that issue went to press, we stumbled across a couple more funky finds that might be suitable for clients that are looking for something a little bit different.
First up are these (pleasantly) spooky custom printed fabric and wallpaper designs based on patterns from the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland, available at spoonflower.com.
For something a little less haunting and a little more mind-bending, consider these wallpaper prints based on the work of artist M.C. Escher who is best known for his mesmerizing repetitive patterns and images like two hands drawing each other. Visit jannellievolpi.it to see the complete collection.
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.
As a cooperative with 1,000 stores worldwide, we not only have enormous buying power, but we have partners in all of the major brands, mills and manufacturers.
Doors & More has been in business for close to two decades now, specializing in Custom Frameless Shower Doors and Glass Railing Systems.
In business since 1912, Richards Wilcox, a garage door manufacturer, has established a reputation for exceptional quality and customer service.
Greensville Soapstone Company is a leading provider of Soapstone countertops, sinks and tile. Offering the largest collection of Soapstone in Canada.
At AGC, quality and the widest selection of glass products are the given. But it’s our total commitment to our customers that truly separates us from every other glass company.
Let Tapestry Decor Bring your ideas to Life!!! From Custom Drapery to full Interior Renovations, we cover all your needs from A to Z. Tapestry Decor is a distinctive establishment offering Full Interior Design and Decor services.
Stone Selex carries a large selection of Manufactured, Natural Stone Veneer and Brick Veneer in a wide array of styles and colours suited for both interior and exterior applications. Clad just about any vertical surface with stone or brick veneer.
At Delta Faucet, our kitchen faucets, bathroom faucets and shower systems pair inspirational design with innovations that anticipate people's needs, like Touch20® Technology faucets that turn on with just a touch and In2ition® Showers with integrated shower heads and hand showers.
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.
With a history of excellence that spans over 100 years, Paris Kitchens remains a leader in the luxury kitchen market in Canada.
Since 1989 Selba Kitchens and Baths has become a leader in the production of fine quality cabinetry in Toronto and surrounding areas.
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.
For the past 40 years we’ve been committed to investing in the future of landscape design. If you’re planning to landscape your home, we’re confident you’ll be inspired by all that Unilock has to offer. We work hard to bring you the best selection of quality products and support because we believe that the outside of your home should be as beautiful, functional and welcoming as the inside of your home.
We’re driven to help others get a solid day of work done on site, uninterrupted by the constraints of building supplies shortages and store runs!