Too much wood
Back in July, Peel Regional Police Tweeted out this image of a DIYer with some 10’ or 12’ foot lengths of lumber hanging out of the drivers’ side windows! The driver was slapped with a $160 fine for driving with an insecure load. If they figure that’s a safe way to get the material home, we can’t imagine the shape of whatever they plan to build with it will be.
RenoRun: Changing the way you manage your jobsites
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.
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.
SOPRA-CELLULOSE is a thermal and acoustic insulation used in interior and exterior walls, attics, floors and ceilings.
At JELD-WEN, we craft custom windows and doors from the highest quality materials, designed to inspire homeowners and add beauty to the world.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
Custom fabrication, marble granite quartz and a boutique showroom that caters to designers, architects, contractors and more! Everyone is welcome!
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.
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.
Listen better, plan better, build better. That’s Corrente Construction Management, and we are always working for our clients, to deliver for our clients.
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.
For over 75 years, John Brooks Company has proudly been your Spraying Pumping Filtering Systems Specialists.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For over 170 years, STANLEY® has been synonymous with quality, reliability, innovation and value. From the “do-it-yourselfer” installing a ceiling fan to the professional contractor framing new homes, it’s a safe bet that Stanley has the right tool for the job.
Established in 1920 by John Romanelli, RCC quickly became the foundation experts, working on some of Toronto's finest residences and architecturally significant structures, including The Royal York Hotel. A leader and highly respected authority on concrete and foundation problems.
LePage Glue for repairs, construction, stationery & crafts.
Union Gas exists to deliver the energy that enhances people's prosperity and quality of life, and has done so for more than 100 years.
At Eglinton Carpets, our goal is to offer professional advice about flooring solutions for any type of space, be it interior or exterior, commercial or residential.
Secure your home with your Smartphone (iPhone, Android, Blackberry) or with your computer, laptop, or Touch Pad.
Ciot is Canada’s leading importer, distributor and retailer of specialties including granite, quartz, onyx, mosaic, limestone, slate, marble and porcelain tiles, imported plumbing products as well as maintenance products. Ciot Studio offers made-to-measure mosaics that are suitable for all your residential and commercial projects.
Introducing a new program by Latitude Countertops for significant cost saving when renovating smaller surface projects like a small kitchen, island, fireplace or bathroom.
Kakoz Kitchens & Custom Cabinetry is a family owned business with years of experience in kitchen design including creation, installation and remodeling.
Gentek has everything you need to create an exquisite home exterior. Our handsomely crafted profiles, inviting colours and rich textures will embrace your every idea and inspiration - making your home a true reflection of your personal taste.
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.
Sharp Electronics of Canada Ltd. is dedicated to improving the lives of consumers through the use of advanced technology. With a commitment to innovation, quality, value and design, Sharp consumer electronics and appliances enhance enjoyment, while adding to comfort.
Procore is a leading provider of cloud-based applications for construction.