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14 Feb 2018, 22:38
Forum: Tips (Suppliers, Material Etc.)
Topic: Great Painting Tip...
Replies: 0
Views: 284

Great Painting Tip...

]Many homeowners became Do-IT-Yourselfers lately. With all these TV programs about home renovations many people try to do some trade work themselves. Painting seems to be the easy project (most people think before they start the job). Even though to roll the walls is not such a complicated work many...
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18 Mar 2017, 07:48
Forum: Tips (Suppliers, Material Etc.)
Topic: Leftover.ca web traffic report!
Replies: 0
Views: 821

Leftover.ca web traffic report!

How much traffic does Leftover.ca actually get? We specifically target construction industry and material sale and re-using in Canada, so we don't expect to beat Kijiji and Craigslist BUT in 2016 we had over 50,000 unique visitors and over 3.2 millions hits. and the best thing- it costs you "zero" d...
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30 Nov 2015, 17:26
Forum: I have a question!
Topic: How much does spray foam insulation cost?
Replies: 0
Views: 4069

How much does spray foam insulation cost?

Disclaimer: the following is based on price in September 2015 (cost can vary) The first question any client will ask a spray foam insulation contractor is “How much does spray foam insulation cost?” The answer is simple if you know the math behind the figures. Spray foam also referred to as Sprayfoa...
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09 Nov 2015, 22:04
Forum: Tips (Suppliers, Material Etc.)
Topic: What is the difference between GE Silicone I and Silicone II
Replies: 3
Views: 3661

What is the difference between GE Silicone I and Silicone II

The short answer: GE Silicone II is better but it depends on the application .... According to GE website. If you go through technical description of both products the difference is: GE Silicone II will be 30-MINUTE SHOWER-READY (Silicone I doesn't have this in the description) and GE Silicone II* K...
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05 Oct 2015, 07:41
Forum: I have a question!
Topic: Sanded Vs. Non-Sanded Grout for Tile
Replies: 1
Views: 3839

Sanded Vs. Non-Sanded Grout for Tile

Tile grout acts like a mortar that binds the tiles together, but it also keeps moisture out and helps ensure the tiles stay a certain distance apart. A variety of grouts are available commercially, but all of these can be classified as one of two basic types: sanded or unsanded. The right choice for...
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15 Mar 2015, 13:46
Forum: Tips (Suppliers, Material Etc.)
Topic: Used Building Materials-The essence of reusing
Replies: 0
Views: 2102

Used Building Materials-The essence of reusing

Landfills are not only an eyesore , but they are also harmful to the living environment and wasteful in terms of the amount of space they take up. To curb the practice of filling up these areas, we could opt to reuse building materials, which form a huge amount of the components of these fills. Bui...
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09 Mar 2015, 07:54
Forum: Contractors Chat
Topic: The essence of reusing building materials
Replies: 1
Views: 2045

The essence of reusing building materials

Why leftover.ca? Landfills are not only an eyesore, but they are also harmful to the living environment and wasteful in terms of the amount of space they take up. To curb the practice of filling up these areas, we could opt to reuse building materials, which form a huge amount of the components of ...
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25 Jul 2014, 06:29
Forum: Contractors Chat
Topic: How Much Should a Contractor Charge?
Replies: 0
Views: 2512

How Much Should a Contractor Charge?

We realize that many of our website visitors aren't contractors, they are the clients of a contractor. They are generally either looking for help with their Cost Plus project that's gone wrong, or they're trying to figure out if the price they were quoted (or charged) is reasonable. They frequently ...
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10 Jun 2014, 22:30
Forum: Construction Jokes
Topic: Construction Definitions
Replies: 1
Views: 2554

Construction Definitions

Contractor - A gambler who never gets to shuffle, cut or deal. Bid Opening - A poker game in which the losing hand wins. Low Bidder - A contractor who is wondering what he/she left out. Engineer's Estimate - The cost of construction in Heaven. Project Manager - The conductor of an orchestra in which...
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08 Feb 2014, 21:48
Forum: Leftover.ca 365 days fundraiser for SickKids
Topic: SickKids Fundraiser!
Replies: 0
Views: 3151

SickKids Fundraiser!

Big Thank You to all our friends and all the donors who made this happen.