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Lowe’s Canada launches VIPpro program at its Lowe’s, RONA, and Reno-Depot corporate stores

As part of its efforts to continuously improve the customer experience of home improvement and construction professionals at its Lowe’s, RONA, and Reno-Depot corporate stores, Lowe’s Canada is launching its VIPpro program.

Huntsman unveils spray polyurethane foam business name: Huntsman Building Solutions

Huntsman Corporation has announced that it has branded its spray polyurethane foam (SPF) business as Huntsman Building Solutions (HBS). HBS is a global platform within Huntsman’s Polyurethanes division.

Pella Corporation releases free e-book ‘Building For Success: A plan for continued growth in building and remodeling’

During these uncertain economic times, home builders and contractors are working harder than ever to keep projects on schedule, stay profitable and prepare their business for the future. To help, Pella Corporation has released a new, free e-book titled “Building For Success: A plan for continued growth in building and remodeling.”
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Rejection of project milestones terrifies homeowner – UPDATE

Some contractors don’t like project milestones and we get that. But Reni wants to know what the alternative is. How can contractors and project owners share the risk? » Read more

Compensation boards creating skilled trades shortage

Our love for worker’s compensation boards continues to overflow… » Read more

In praise of Mike Holmes

That lightning rod known as Mike Holmes continues to draw comment. Just what is it about this man that gets such a strong reaction from the contractor community? » Read more