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#233 Fix It Friend the Man the Myth the Legend Jeremy Ross is here to discuss the Handyman Service industry

March 30, 2022

On with the show, Fix It Friend with Jeremy Ross next level of Handyman Services. 6 years in construction after studying and working in the mechanical engineer field, he had enough of the office environment and wanted to get his hands dirty, that is how Fix It Friend began. Of course, Jeremy had some concerns,…

#232 Kyle Springer from 2X2 Construction is here to discuss running a construction business from the numbers

March 30, 2022

We open the show with a few shout outs to the many tradespeople that reach out on social, emails and through the industry. Thank you everyone for making the show the huge success it is as we make our way to over 1 million downloads. I have always said it is all because of our…

#231 Greg and Justin Janczak from Generation Construction Ltd talking first year being a GC in the business

March 30, 2022

Something a little different on the show, the worktables are being turned around, Greg and his brother Justin from Generation Construction, 1.5 years into the business of being a GC are going to ask Manny questions about all kinds of scenarios that we GC’s go through on the daily. We are going to bring up…

#230 Brock Peel Advanced Property Solutions and Dalton Cousineau SouthPaw Stoneworks are on the show

March 16, 2022

Brock from Advanced Property Solutions is back on the show, check out his first appearance on TCL Show #153, and this time he has brought a new friend, Dalton Cousineau from Southpaw Stoneworks and we are going to be talking Brocks first year as a GC and how Dalton is taking masonry and stone skills…

#229 New Tech Wood discussing these new cladding, decking, fencing products with the GM Kosta

March 16, 2022

What a show we have today!! Let’s discuss a new product that has changed the way you consider cladding and decking, we have Constantine (Kosta) Karolidis, the GM and he shares how it all began and how it’s going. But first, a few shout outs and a lovely story about a lazy and talentless renoactor.…

#228 – 60–69-year-olds Part Five Health Fitness Nutrition and Age of Tradespeople with Dimitri from Pure Motivation Fitness

February 26, 2022

Part Five –50–59-year-olds. #FitnessFridays with Dimitri Giankoulas Our last show of this series and Dimitri gets right into it. Yes, you still need to be active, but at these ages you need to be careful on the level of active. At this age there are a lot of failing body parts and putting too much…

#227 – 50–59-year-olds Part Four Health Fitness Nutrition and Age of Tradespeople with Dimitri from Pure Motivation Fitness

February 26, 2022

Part Four –50–59-year-olds. #FitnessFridays with Dimitri Giankoulas This show begins with life stresses, as you get older, you have challenging moments in life, a divorce, separation, loss of a parent or parents, loss of employment and how this can affect your health, mentally and physically. At 50 you need to ask yourself are you doing…

#226 – 40–49-year-olds Part Three Health Fitness Nutrition and Age of Tradespeople with Dimitri from Pure Motivation Fitness

February 26, 2022

Part Three –40–49-year-olds. #FitnessFridays with Dimitri Giankoulas We begin with mindset, because everything begins with mindset, if you wake up in the morning and the life, your body, your work, you have, isn’t what you want, your mindset will dictate how the rest of the day, that week, that month, that year turns out. In…

#225 – 30–39-year-olds Part Two Health Fitness Nutrition and Age of Tradespeople with Dimitri from Pure Motivation Fitness

February 26, 2022

Part Two –30–39-year-olds #FitnessFridays with Dimitri Giankoulas It all begins with weight, the scale, is the old way of tracking your gains and losses, it’s truly about body composition, a reflection of tissues in relation to each other, fat and lean muscle tissue. In your 30’s your body begins to change, add life, marriage, kids,…

#224 – 20–29-year-olds Part One Health Fitness Nutrition and Age of Tradespeople with Dimitri from Pure Motivation Fitness

February 26, 2022

Dimitri and Manny had this crazy idea, let’s do shows about health, fitness, nutrition and let’s warp up the conversations around age groups. Part One –20–29-year-olds. #FitnessFridays with Dimitri Giankoulas Listen to these packed 1-hour shows discussing so much about living a happy, healthier life. Let’s begin, the conversation begins with finding a mentor, your…

#223 Chris Michelin from Treasured Trim Inc. is here to chat Finish Carpentry and the love for the construction industry

February 26, 2022

Open the show with a little talk about the Superbowl and the new Rams logo. Coming from a family full or ironworkers Chris wasn’t interested in that craft, he fell in love with carpentry, building projects in high school trade classes. Chris shares the best thing his previous employer ever taught him; this is a…

#222 Kim Piller a Sales Trainer from Sandler Cornerstone Centre for Continued Learning

February 14, 2022

Kim opens the show with a great assumption about contractors, he thinks we make loads of money, why do we need a sales trainer? This show will have a lot of questions for you as a business owner to ask yourself, prepare the notepad. · Why do you do your business? · How do you…

#221 Alex from Seal-It is here to discuss sealing all types of exterior surfaces and where the business is going

February 14, 2022

Alex has had an interesting last decade, studying music, working for lawn care and other sealing companies, hustling and learning, and even considering getting into electrical. 5 years ago, he had a vison of Seal It and has made it what it is now and growing well. He has his crews and is currently searching…

#220 Real Estate and Mortgages learning from yesterday, what’s going on today, and expectations for tomorrow

February 14, 2022

Anthony Caputo from The Caputo Group and Michelle Farrugia are back after nearly two years to discuss the real estate and mortgage markets. This is one show for the books, it was all business from the very beginning, and they share so much incredible insight into what is really going on today, what we learned…

#219 Larry Serpa of Key Tile Co from Vancouver is on the show talking everything to do with tiling and stone

February 14, 2022

Larry literally began by being thrown right into the pool with no swimming lessons, working for his dad and brother, they gave him a caulking gun and a tube of silicon and told him to caulk the shower, never did it before, was never shown how to do it and once completed his work was…

#218 Behzad from Aria Build is here to discuss being a 25-year-old General Contractor of luxury homes

February 14, 2022

We have a new segment to share on the show, Building Books where we share a book that we have read and our listeners should consider reading, on today’s show we discuss Think and Grow Rich, Little Red Hen, Richest Man in Babylon, and today’s feature book is The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and…

#217 AVAS & Concepts Inc with Dennis Costa discussing Home Automation and Integration

January 28, 2022

Let’s get right into home automation and integration with Dennis from AVAS and Concepts, it all began with Dennis taking broken speakers out of the back trash of a local stereo shop, that led to him fixing the speakers and getting a job at the store. From there, Dennis was offered a job at Rogers…

#216 D’lusso Tile with the OG Frank Dilorenzo, his son Joey and the new kid Jason Rita from MCM Stone & Tile

January 25, 2022

What a show! Are you easily offended by the truth about construction, then this show is for you because you need to be woken up about the realties in construction and Frank, Joey and Jay say it as it is and TCL welcomes everything said on this show. Huge shout out to JD Hellinger of…

#215 Heavy Duty Homes is on the SHOW with Phil Russo the owner and his project manager Philip Games

January 24, 2022

Huge thank you to all the listeners, messages of support, questions about construction, the network this show has been building as we head closer and closer to our 300th show event, watch for it in August and this years Labor Day is something you don’t want to miss, Carlito and Manny has some big ideas.…

#214 Pino Pirillo and Giuliano Tarantini from International Visual Corporation talking about custom fabrication

January 23, 2022

In our last show from Montreal, we dive deep into the custom world of manufacturing and fabrication where every idea begins on a napkin. We have Pino Pirillo, business development and Giuliano Tarantini a prototype on the show and sharing the 60 plus years of this incredible business. With a facility at a size of…