Renovators’ Roundtable, November 27–29, 2016

I’m pleased to announce that once again we’ll be holding our annual Renovators’ Roundtable, from Sunday, November 27 through...


It’s Showtime

Consumer and trade show season is back in full swing and if you’re in the plumbing or HVAC business...

Avoiding common business mistakes

Here is the second installment in a three-part column on common mistakes business owners make contributed by Danny Kerr,...


Work Hard, Play Hard

Our July/August 2013 issue was built around the theme of “Work Hard, Play Hard.” Readers from across the country...

There’s An App For That

By now, every renovator knows the true value of a smartphone. And while not every app is worth downloading...

Make in Canada: The Walkie-Talkie

If you’ve ever enjoyed the benefits of using a two-way radio on a jobsite – no billable minutes or...


 August/September Issue

Helping Seniors Stay at Home 
Featuring “aging in place” design and home elevators. We also take a look (up) at builders using drones on jobsites, profile a B.C.-based company that creates art out of stone, take a road trip to Baltimore and Milwaukee, and help you keep your cool on the hottest of days.



June/July Issue

Kitchens & Baths – The Outdoors Edition

Including the Durable Dozen-12 long-lasting exterior building products and Boffo Backyards. Plus, we tested three shower system kits, help you get cash for your trash, reveal the latest Recall Roundup, and a lot more.

April/May Issue

It’s our fifth-anniversary, and we celebrated by re-interviewing some past profile subjects to see how their business has changed. Plus, we show you how to disaster-proof your projects.


February/March Issue

Our fifth-annual Money Issue includes a feature on contractors insurance, a recap of our 2015 Renovators’ Roundtable, and lots more.


December/January Issue

It’s the kitchens and baths issue. Plus we test jobsite vacuums, and encourage you to sign a petition to stop parking authorities from ticketing contractors on the job. Give us a break Lovely Rita!


October/November Issue

We review the top new vans and trucks for 2016, the hottest new hand tools on the market, and plenty more.