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Contractor Advantage Magazine

Contractor Advantage is Canada's magazine for professional Contractors. From 'how-to' features created to ensure a seamless and smooth renovation, to design and market trends as well as relevant information on business best practices.

2018

March/April 2018

Distributed March 01, 2018

Features

Put on a Bold Face, Getting a Handle on What's New, Window(And Door) on the Future

January/February 2018

Distributed January 01, 2018

Features

Insulation Updates, The Latest in Lumber, Renovation Trends to Watch in 2018

2017

November/December 2017

Distributed November 01, 2017

Features

Energy Efficiency: The Future is Now, Jobsite Safety: Changes and Growth

September/October 2017

Distributed September 01, 2017

Features

Cool Tools, Grooming the Garage, Top-Notch Ceilings

July/August 2017

Distributed July 01, 2017

Features

Doors, What Consumers Want, What's New in Roofing & Siding

May/June 2017

Distributed May 01, 2017

Features

Concrete Jungle, Backyard & Beyond, Paints,Stains & Decks for Today

March/April 2017

Distributed March 01, 2017

Features

Interior Doors Trends, Flooring the Consumer, The Magic of Moulding

January/February 2017

Distributed January 01, 2017

Features

Home Renos, Coast to Coast , Residential Insulation , Canadian Lumber Update 2017

2016

November/December 2016

Distributed November 01, 2016

Features

Great Garages , Walls that Perform , Home, Smart Home

September/October 2016

Distributed September 01, 2016

Features

7 Flooring Trends You Need to Know , The Heart & Hub of the Home , A Stairway to Profits

July/August 2016

Distributed July 01, 2016

Features

Composite Decking & Railing for the Win!, On the Waterfront, Siding Takes Centre Stage

May/June 2016

Distributed May 01, 2016

Features

Doorway By Design , Raising the Roof , Move In Ready; The burgeoning trend of RTMs

March/April 2016

Distributed March 01, 2016

Features

More Than Just Glass , Strokes of Genius , Cool Tool Review

January/February 2016

Distributed January 01, 2016

Features

Lumber Market Forecast , Ceilings with Style , Insulation Innovations

2015

November/December 2015

Distributed November 01, 2015

Features

Why customer service matters , Deciphering the code , Moulding magic , Smart ideas , Shut the window on energy waste , In the bag

September/October 2015

Distributed September 01, 2015

Features

A safe workplace is no accident , Picture perfect , Open doors , Floored by history , The 2,00-year-old product , A strong finish

July/August 2015

Distributed July 01, 2015

Features

An app for that , Tax facts , Sizing up bathroom renos , Clever cladding , Smart kitchens , Shaking up the foundation

May/June 2015

Distributed May 01, 2015

Features

Business Builders, Windows & The Comfort Factor , Smart Lock Wisdom , Cottage Builds , A Brush With Genius , Rooftop Innovation

March/April 2015

Distributed March 01, 2015

Features

Big tax savings, Field Work , Can you dig it? , Extending the deck and patio season , Stacking up , The Rising Fence

January/February 2015

Distributed January 01, 2015

Features

Perfecting expansion , Advanced ceilings , Counter point , Insulation evolution , Engineered for strength , LEED v4: new version, new rules

2014

November/December 2014

Distributed November 01, 2014

Features

Building bathrooms with wow , Curing paint paralysis , Sticks and stones , Group dynamics , Moulding makeover made perfect , Gypsum innovations

September/October 2014

Distributed September 01, 2014

Features

Face the financial facts , Garage transformations , Nailing basement renos , Electronic estates , Alternative energy options , Open the envelope

July/August 2014

Distributed July 01, 2014

Features

Dot commerce , Going for the combo , Gobig and stay home , Colour options , Siding discussion , ICF opportunities

May/June 2014

Distributed May 01, 2014

Features

Fatal mistakes, Steel-toe boots , Emergency preparedness , Skill upgrades , Elements of style , Is the glass always Greener , Roof lines

March/April 2014

Distributed March 01, 2014

Features

By the numbers , All-season splendour , External paint primer , Added Strength, straighter lengths , Fifth wall décor , Tap into water and energy efficiency

January/February 2014

Distributed January 01, 2014

Features

Generation Next , Kitchen change , Your new entry code , Lay it again, Sam , Lumber innovations , The air up there

2013

November/December 2013

Distributed November 01, 2013

Features

Climate control, Perfect cabinetry, The perfect finishing touch, Bathroom Bonanza, Interior paint tips, Competitive pressure

September/October 2013

Distributed September 01, 2013

Features

Greener roofs, Smarter homes, Legal matters, Tool talk, The sky's the limit, ICF opportunities, Gypsum journey

July/August 2013

Distributed July 01, 2013

Features

Cost-effective beauty, Anchors away, Cottage builds, Superioir exteriors, Raising the roof, Solid foundations

May/June 2013

Distributed May 01, 2013

Features

Workers wanted, Gone green, Growing opportunities, More on the floor, Up & open, Going to great lengths

March/April 2013

Distributed March 01, 2013

Features

The paper chase, Fuel for thought, The true colour of green , Countertop contenders, Cave dwellers, Innovation & insulation

January/February 2013

Distributed January 01, 2013

Features

A loyal following , Building Kitchens that cook , Opportunity Knocks, A cut above, greening of the products, Sealed tight

2012

November/December 2012

Distributed November 01, 2012

Features

Training Days, Follow the LEEDers, Greener Walls, Engineered for results, Become an energy star, The inside scoop

September/October 2012

Distributed September 01, 2012

Features

Net Worth, The View From Inside, Making moulding magic, Burning Issues, Get more from the floor, Greening the Basement

July/August 2012

Distributed July 01, 2012

Features

Deduction Details, Here Comes the Sun, Kitchen Fixing, Side By Side, Foundations In A Snap, Diving Into Shallow Foundations

May/June 2012

Distributed May 01, 2012

Features

Bigger and Better, Dock Talk, Cool Colours, The Right Tools for the Paint Job, Grand Openings, Working with Pressure

March/April 2012

Distributed March 01, 2012

Features

Dollars and Sense, Countertop options, Quality Over Opulence, The Natural Look, Fencing Factoids, Pro Picks, Tips and Bits

January/February 2012

Distributed January 01, 2012

Features

Green Growth, Lumber Outlook 2012, Crowning Glory, Trim Trends, Gypsum Innovations, Does This Job Leave You Baffled?

2011

November/December 2011

Distributed November 01, 2011

Features

Get Your Tax Toolbox Ready, Unlocking Profit From Interior Doors, Looking Up, Master The Mouldings, Expert Panels, Will LEED Lead The Way In 2012?

September/October 2011

Distributed September 01, 2011

Features

Workforce Struggles, On The Surface, Shining a Light On Solar Power, Window Installation Tips, Coded For Success, The Hard(wood) Facts

July/August 2011

Distributed July 01, 2011

Features

Beyond Safety, The Ins and Outs Of Doors, A Power Tool Guide, Engineer Strong, Siding Fundamentals, Raise the Roof

May/June 2011

Distributed May 01, 2011

Features

Working woth others, Getting more from the garage, Paints of a different colour, Outside activity, Sealing the deal, A foundation of energy savings

March/April 2011

Distributed March 01, 2011

Features

Software deliveries, Fencing outside the box, Bathroom alterations, Green guidance, Pressure treated, Hang-ups and hook-ups

January/February 2011

Distributed January 01, 2011

Features

Accounting for success, Kitchen communications, Green shoots, Wood works, The skinny on trim, The low down on countertop care

2010

November/December 2010

Distributed November 01, 2010

Features

ABC's of alternative energies, Moulding savings, By the books, Door fortunes, Ceilings worth looking up to, Sub-floor selections

September/October 2010

Distributed September 01, 2010

Features

Viewing value, Insulation directive, LEEDing the way, Dipping into grey water, Handling hazardous waste, Business growth

July/August 2010

Distributed July 01, 2010

Features

Raise the roof, Making millwork work, Counter Intelligence, Bathroom Builds on a budget, Entry doors, Power up

May/June 2010

Distributed May 01, 2010

Features

The colours of money, Gazebos: Building outside the box, Form fitting, Panel Preferences, Maximazing the space, How safe is your work site?

March/April 2010

Distributed March 01, 2010

Features

Iron age fencing, Deck demands, Better boards, PT myth busting, Going the eco way, An air clearing tutorial

January/February 2010

Distributed January 01, 2010

Features

Smart home automation, Brushing up on interior paint, Basement basics, Garage makeovers, A recession-proof business, Fighting the beetle and the damage done