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#9 Renovators VS Renoactors Part I

September 14, 2019

In our latest podcast, we don’t hold back on how we feel about the current crop of reno tv shows and the hosts, better known to us as Renoactors. With The Construction Life, we have three different opinions about these shows and the content they present to our industry. Listen to our most controversial podcast…

#8 Military / Police / Contractor with Will Gonell

September 14, 2019

We have a very special guest on today’s podcast, Will Gonell from Gonell Homes. Will talks to us about how he went from the US Military to the Police in the Bronx NYC to a Contractor in Toronto, Canada. It is always great to here how others got into construction and trust us you don’t…

#7 Manny Carlito and Mike the hosts of TCL March 2018

September 14, 2019

We finally get to introduce the hosts of The Construction Life, Manny from Hardcore Renos, Mike, and Carlito from Creatix Contracting. In this latest podcast, the three contractors share a lot more about themselves, their private lives and how and why they got into construction. Listen in and get a better understanding what makes these…

#6 Old Dog New Tricks with Roger Lauzon from TechnoMetal Post

September 14, 2019

Roger from TechnoMetalPost joins The Construction Life crew as we get talking about new ways to build your foundation, working with helical piles. Manny met Roger over 9 years ago and it was all about decks, getting rid of the old way of pouring concrete and using helical piles. Today, helical piles are being used…

#5 Respect The Next trade TM It’s that simple.

September 14, 2019

It is all about building more than a home, it is about building a team that respects each other. When a Tradesperson arrives on site, the site should be clean and ready for that Tradesperson to do the work involved. When that Tradesperson is complete they should leave the job site just as clean for…

#4 Contractors and Designers Discuss Design, Clients and tradespeople with Hanstone Quartz

September 14, 2019

In our 4th Podcast, we have a couple of 1st, we are on location at the Hanstone Showroom and we have 4 women in construction joining the talk. We have Jennifer and Nicole from Hanstone Canada, Laura from Carpet One and Natasha from Studio 286 Design and we get talking about the construction life. Things…

#3 Contractor Negotiations and why the last payment is always re negotiated

September 14, 2019

Manny, Mike, and Carltio discuss how to handle negotiating with new and existing clients and sub-trades. Why is that a Contractor must always prove their skill set? From the initial meet, to work schedules and expectations to that dreaded last payment, a Contractor must defend their career choice and the brand they have established. In…

#1 Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough For Us

September 14, 2019

This one expression has made us a few enemies in the construction industry – and we don’t care. Tradespeople who don’t care to learn new ways to build, are not interested in new products, and just want to phone in the workday onsite and move on, are not good enough for us. Today’s podcast is…