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Self-employed tax return date is June 15

May 10, 2017

Here are some tips on minimizing your tax owed, as a renovation contractor or home builder by Steve Payne Birds partnering up and building their nests, crocuses poking their lovely petals through the snow… Time to take off the snow tires! Time to do your taxes! Just to make Canadian spring that much more enjoyable, here is another article from our friends at Canada Revenu...

April e-News West Central

April 7, 2017

Framing it right L.P. engineered wood products are flipping the industry on its head. Build stronger walls, sub-floors and structural support in your next construction project. LP SolidStart LSL installs like traditional lumber, but surpasses it in strength and consistency. It's strong, straight and ideal for a variety of applications. Long lengths and uniform dimensions reduce jobsite waste and low ...

March e-News West Central

March 6, 2017

Uplifting ideas for spring home renos CanWel has a number of easy-to-install products that can help you give your clients' homes a spring facelift. CanWel doesn't sell direct to consumers, which gives contractors the cutting edge on access to these unique items. Beadboard CanWel's MDF prime white beadboard wainscot panels offer a vintage, coun...

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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December 6, 2018

Magically transform your client's home for Christmas  With the holiday season fast approaching, now is the time to help your client...

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November 8, 2018

Three ways to put green into your next home renovation project  A decade ago, energy-efficient homes were still niche. Today, sustainable...

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October 11, 2018

2 ways to help clients save money with home renos Contractors do more than just help their clients plan home renovations – they add...

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