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Design-Build Evolution: Paul Lafrance on the importance of charging for designs

March 6, 2017

February 27, 2017 by John Bleasby Paul and Janna Lafrance make no bones about charging for designs right up front. In fact, the Paul Lafrance Design website goes so far as to outline  four different levels of work for both interior and exterior projects, and estimated design and construction budgets for ea...

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February 2, 2017

Light it up – New LED products from Dynaline Winter work days can be long and dark. Dynaline has a great selection of LED products to help you get the job done. The 18W portable LED WorkLight is great for taking on the road....

Three reasons why Canadians spend big money on basements

February 1, 2017

January 18, 2017 by John Bleasby An analysis of 2016 renovation projects by the national referral firm TrustedPros gives insight into the type of work and the budgets assigned to a wide range of renovation projects across the country, region-by-region. One inte...

Senior/mobility renovation grants and loans across the country

January 24, 2017

January 23, 2017 by John Bleasby Seniors, or those with mobility issues, want to live at home, and governments want to help them achieve that objective. It's a growing market for renovators across the country. Knowing how your prospective clie...

January e-News Arcola

January 23, 2017

Renovations that are warm and stylish           Outdoor uplift           Mitten has outdoor finishings your clients need to give their homes a colourful boost. Vinyl and Aluminum siding come in a variety of bold and neutral colours Replica stone is a great option for new builds and renovations in traditional neighbourhoods ...

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