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Canada introduces new asbestos rules

January 9, 2018

Proposal prohibits use, sale, import and export of toxic material, products  Canada is moving ahead with its promised asbestos ban by proposing the prohibition of the use, sale, import and export of asbestos and products containing the hazardous material. The federal health and environment departments are both sponsoring the proposed changes aimed at eliminating the market for asbestos products in this country. The government now acknowledges t...

January e-News Arcola

January 3, 2018

How to: Three Easy Winter Home Renovations Home renovations don't have to wait for spring. You or your clients can decorate, insulate and upgrade in three easy steps. Easy Reno 1: Replace Doors Keep the cold out and add style to the interior and exterior for your client's home with a quick door renovation. Gentek's First Impressions a...

December e-News Arcola

December 6, 2017

Basement renovations for comfort Basement renovations are a great way to extend living space and add extra coziness to your client's homes in the winter months.  Armstrong ceiling tiles  by Goodfellow come in a variety of patterns and designs to make the ceiling something worth looking at. ...

Government spending on infrastructure is slowly making its way down the pipe

November 7, 2017

by Saul Chernos  Road construction workers work together to quickly shovel asphalt into a loaders bucket on a road renewal project. Road construction workers work together to quickly shovel asphalt into a loaders bucket on a road renewal project. Rome wasn't built in a day. A trite e...

November e-News Arcola

November 1, 2017

As the weather starts to cool off, it's time to get clients thinking about home renovations to help weatherproof their homes from the outside and improve air quality inside. JELD-WEN – Windows for energy efficiency  Did you know replacing windows with JELD-WEN's ENERGY STAR qualified models can improve energy efficiency by more than seven per cent? Mater...

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Improving ventilation to reduce the spread of airborne diseases Homeowners are thinking about how safe the air they breathe indoors is now...

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August 14, 2020

COVID-19 is changing reno trends COVID-19 has affected every area of our lives, including how we use spaces in our homes, and that's...

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July 15, 2020

Finishing touches make the room Like icing on a cake, interior finishings make a room complete. Don't overlook the impact a great door or...

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