The square-foot price most contractors will give you? My only advice is to read carefully between the line and develop a strict-concise and detailed scope of work to avoid cost overruns. Read Article Here | Builder Online

Scotiabank construction report says Canadians to spend record $53B on renos in 2015

 For the first time, Canadians will spend as much money fixing up old homes as building new ones  The federal government isn’t the only one spending on construction projects of late, as Scotiabank said Wednesday that Canadians will spend a record $53 billion this year on home renovations. Read Full Article Here

Inflation Hits Heavy Equipment Prices

A survey of ENR’s Top 600 Specialty Contractors this fall reveals significant price inflation for heavy equipment and commercial vehicles over the past five years. Some respondents attribute the change to higher costs associated with equipping diesel engines with the latest emission controls. Of the 519 responding firms, nearly 92% reported facing higher purchase pricesContinue reading “Inflation Hits Heavy Equipment Prices”

Paris Conference will have impact on buildings

Paris, a popular city being uttering by many people these days.

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The Secret Life of The Aluminum Can, A Feat of Engineering

Have you ever thought about what goes into making a can of your favorite soft drink, juice, or beer? “The people of the world go through 180 billion aluminum beverage cans a year; enough to build dozens of towers to the moon.” Here are some things we should be thinking about while enjoying of favoriteContinue reading “The Secret Life of The Aluminum Can, A Feat of Engineering”

10 Laws of Productivity

Yet another interesting article on PRODUCTIVITY! Although some of these points are fairly obvious and others may be difficult to introduce to our daily routines, the important element to remember is that everyone is UNIQUE. Whether you are a professional or an entrepreneur, we each have to CUSTOMIZE our own Laws of Productivity. Check outContinue reading “10 Laws of Productivity”

3 Essential Things to Achieve Success (Hard Work Is Not One of Them)

Good day to all, Here is another interesting article on being the best you can be and reaching success. All require a lot of work and self-dedication. My personal rule of thumb, there is no easy way to get better at what we do. Read the article here: 3 Essential Things to Achieve Success (HardContinue reading “3 Essential Things to Achieve Success (Hard Work Is Not One of Them)”

How To Find The Right Construction Project Manager

Ever wonder who you should hire to manage your construction project, home renovations or repairs? Who can I trust? Are they experienced enough? Do they have my interests at heart? Can they save me money? Click below to read an interesting article outlining some tips everyone should use to find the best candidate.