June 6, 2014
CMHC drops mortgage insurance for condo developers Tara Perkins - REAL ESTATE REPORTER The Globe and Mail PublishedFriday, Jun. 06 2014, 9:45 AM EDT Last updatedFriday, Jun. 06 2014, 11:26 AM EDT Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says...
June 5, 2014
Home inspections can save homeowners thousands of dollars and that fact alone should encourage all current and future property owners to hire a home inspector before they purchase their next residence. Think of a home inspection like running the Boston Marathon. You have to be prepared. You wouldn’t run the entire race without training, checking your shoes or altering your eating habits. The same goes for buying a home. You shouldn’t spend $200,000 or more without preparin...
May 13, 2014
Montreal, May 8, 2014 – Building Products of Canada Corp. will launch a 30-second television commercial for its patented Weather-Tite™ Technology on both MéteoMédia and The Weather Network from May 12 to June 15, 2014. The 30-second message dramatically demonstrates how Weather-Tite™ adds superior protection to help BP’s shingles withstand the harshest weather conditions. Weather-Tite™ Technology features two high-tack sealant bands that res...
March 12, 2014
A war of words is heating up over whether wood should be permissible as framing for six-storey buildings in next year’s National Building Code of Canada (NBC) revision. Read more
March 7, 2014
Air Renew Essential Drywall is the first-of-its-kind, patent-pending drywall that actively cleans the air by permanently removing formaldehyde. When airborne formaldehyde comes in contact with the board through normal air circulation, AirRenew Drywall captures and converts it into a safe, inert compound, and never releases it back into the air.