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September eNews - The Cedar Shop

September 1, 2015

The warm days of summer linger on. The lead up to autumn is a great time to think about how to keep the coming bad weather on the outside where it belongs. It is the time of year for patching, sealing or major jobs like gutters and roofs. Seal around windows and doors RCR International has a great line of weatherstripping products for home and business. RCR's Comfort Plus line uses state-of-the-art techn...

August e-News The Cedar Shop

August 6, 2015

Measure twice – cut once Measure twice – cut once is old adage and Irwin Tools has a full complement of marking tools that make it easier than ever. Whether you're building a deck, gazebo, kitchen, bathroom or outdoor project, nothing saves time and money like cutting right the first time. Irwin marking tools wil...

Renovation Sales 101: Don’t get to price too early – especially when asked to ‘ballpark’

August 5, 2015

  by Steve Payne As a renovation contractor, your timing on disclosing price is as crucial to your success as if you were a major league baseball player. As a ballplayer, if you habitually swing at pitches too early, you'll soon be playing in the minor leagues. If you're asked to “ballpark” a renovation price before you've sold a client on your valu...

July e-News The Cedar Shop

July 7, 2015

Under cover – A new roof for your home Summer is a busy time for roofing contractors. Part of your role as a contractor is to give your clients options that will maximize return on investment for their home or cottage roof structure. Now's the time to consider available options. An alternative to traditional shingles, VicWest offers a number of strong and attractive metal roofing options suitable for home, cottage, commercial an...

June eNews The Cedar Shop

June 8, 2015

Kitchen Reno Crazy Canadians are wild about kitchen renovations. As the centre of the home, demolishing and rebuilding is often a stressful time for those involved. Before starting the demo: Consider a variety of materials for every budget Measure the space carefully and be clear about design Know your timeline Research rebates available for new appliances Spruce up your bathroom Bathrooms are among the top three hom...

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