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#200 Significant Others and what we as tradespeople put our loved ones through every single day.

December 7, 2021

This has been an idea for a show since our very first show and here we are 200 shows later and we finally get to record a show about our significant others and what tradespeople put our loved ones through every single day of The Construction Life. We have Carlito, his wife couldn’t make it,…

#199 Danny Dosca is BACK for more TCL talk and this round we will talk about the future of tradespeople, young and old.

December 6, 2021

“Tough times create strong men. Strong men create easy times. Easy times create weak men. Weak men create tough times.” The quote, from a postapocalyptic novel by the author G. Michael Hopf, sums up a stunningly pervasive cyclical vision of history. That is what this show will be about. Plenty of older tradespeople are nervous…

#199 Danny Dosca is BACK for more TCL talk and this round we will talk about the future of tradespeople, young and old.

December 6, 2021

“Tough times create strong men. Strong men create easy times. Easy times create weak men. Weak men create tough times.” The quote, from a postapocalyptic novel by the author G. Michael Hopf, sums up a stunningly pervasive cyclical vision of history. That is what this show will be about. Plenty of older tradespeople are nervous…

#198 Kurt Snell of Snell Contracting Services Inc talking his young construction life and young trades

December 5, 2021

With today’s show we cast a wide construction net, but Kurt wants to focus on young trades, young business owners, the youth of construction, as the older trades prepare to step down, where is the industry going to be in the next decade, a particular favorite topic at TCL. Strap on the tool belt, this…

#198 Kurt Snell of Snell Contracting Services Inc talking his young construction life and young trades

December 5, 2021

With today’s show we cast a wide construction net, but Kurt wants to focus on young trades, young business owners, the youth of construction, as the older trades prepare to step down, where is the industry going to be in the next decade, a particular favorite topic at TCL. Strap on the tool belt, this…

#197 The Finish Carpentry Trim Team is here – Gary Mares Fabio Andrede and finally we have Joe Nicolau

December 1, 2021

WARNING – This show is raw and honest and if you’re not interested in the real version of The Construction Life then please don’t listen. Very Explicit conversations on this show. What a show we have for you during our craziness of 24 hours of podcast and 14 shows, finally reaching the halfway mark we…

#197 The Finish Carpentry Trim Team is here – Gary Mares Fabio Andrede and finally we have Joe Nicolau

December 1, 2021

WARNING – This show is raw and honest and if you’re not interested in the real version of The Construction Life then please don’t listen. Very Explicit conversations on this show. What a show we have for you during our craziness of 24 hours of podcast and 14 shows, finally reaching the halfway mark we…

#196 Quaid Sturdy of Sturdy Contracting Co Young Contractor talking the future of construction

November 30, 2021

What a great show we have with Quaid Sturdy from Sturdy Contracting Co. and he’s going to share what he’s been doing being so young in Trades and why he sees such an optimistic future in construction. At 24 years old Quaid is very interested in meeting, speaking, absorbing from as many tradespeople as possible.…

#196 Quaid Sturdy of Sturdy Contracting Co Young Contractor talking the future of construction

November 30, 2021

What a great show we have with Quaid Sturdy from Sturdy Contracting Co. and he’s going to share what he’s been doing being so young in Trades and why he sees such an optimistic future in construction. At 24 years old Quaid is very interested in meeting, speaking, absorbing from as many tradespeople as possible.…

#195 Tyler Stott from Stott HVAC is back to talk loads more heat loss calculations and advancing your business

November 28, 2021

Welcome to the wonderful world of HVAC, Tyler is back to discuss his business, the HVAC business and more. Working for an established HVAC brand Tyler was making suggestions on where to take the business how to grow with the times and his ideas, the powers at be didn’t want to go in that direction…

#195 Tyler Stott from Stott HVAC is back to talk loads more heat loss calculations and advancing your business

November 28, 2021

Welcome to the wonderful world of HVAC, Tyler is back to discuss his business, the HVAC business and more. Working for an established HVAC brand Tyler was making suggestions on where to take the business how to grow with the times and his ideas, the powers at be didn’t want to go in that direction…

#194 Mental Health and Tradespeople with Taylor Pagniello from Rise Psychotherapy

November 25, 2021

This is one show Carlito and Manny have wanted to do since the very beginning. We are going to upset some, we are going to bring up some issues that most don’t discuss, we will discuss addictions, anxiety, suicide, depression and more. This show might not be for everyobe but it’s a conversation we must…

#194 Mental Health and Tradespeople with Taylor Pagniello from Rise Psychotherapy

November 25, 2021

This is one show Carlito and Manny have wanted to do since the very beginning. We are going to upset some, we are going to bring up some issues that most don’t discuss, we will discuss addictions, anxiety, suicide, depression and more. This show might not be for everyobe but it’s a conversation we must…

#193 Snow Removal Contracting and Electrician running the business and a workplace injury with Giancarlo Ianni of Ironwolf Services

November 24, 2021

Running two businesses, at times 3 or even 4 or more, Giancarlo is snow removal, contracting, landscaping, property maintenance and electrician. We begin the show discussing the winter wonderful world of snow removal. Servicing from Toronto to Huntsville, Giancarlo has figured out how to run his business for the season and avoiding all the issues…

#193 Snow Removal Contracting and Electrician running the business and a workplace injury with Giancarlo Ianni of Ironwolf Services

November 24, 2021

Running two businesses, at times 3 or even 4 or more, Giancarlo is snow removal, contracting, landscaping, property maintenance and electrician. We begin the show discussing the winter wonderful world of snow removal. Servicing from Toronto to Huntsville, Giancarlo has figured out how to run his business for the season and avoiding all the issues…

#192 Alonso from Clueless Framer and Kase from Alchemist Carpenter 2 framers from different perspectives

November 23, 2021

We have Alonso from Casa Nueva Contracting Inc and Kase from Alchemist Carpentry discussing framing, union, non union and all kinds of framing. Alonso is a George Brown graduate, would he do it the same way? He says no, he says he would have gone the appprentice route and jumped into framing. He’s been framing…

#192 Alonso from Clueless Framer and Kase from Alchemist Carpenter 2 framers from different perspectives

November 23, 2021

We have Alonso from Casa Nueva Contracting Inc and Kase from Alchemist Carpentry discussing framing, union, non union and all kinds of framing. Alonso is a George Brown graduate, would he do it the same way? He says no, he says he would have gone the appprentice route and jumped into framing. He’s been framing…

#191 Terrazzo Tile & Marble Association with Tod Valickis the newly appointed president of TTMAC – lots to talk about

November 20, 2021

77 years of educating and changing the Terrazzo Tile and Marble industry for the better, we have an amazing show to share today where Tod will not be sugar coating anything and sharing so much valuable information when it comes to this part of the construction industry. First up substrates, we discuss the proper ways…

#191 Terrazzo Tile & Marble Association with Tod Valickis the newly appointed president of TTMAC – lots to talk about

November 20, 2021

77 years of educating and changing the Terrazzo Tile and Marble industry for the better, we have an amazing show to share today where Tod will not be sugar coating anything and sharing so much valuable information when it comes to this part of the construction industry. First up substrates, we discuss the proper ways…

#190 Marc Fraser from Craigmhor Construction is here to discuss all kinds of numbers associated with tradespeople

November 12, 2021

Marc was having a conversation with Manny and 5 mins in, this show idea came up, we have to share this. Marc recently had a Zoom call with our Minister of Labour and he’s going to share that talk. We are going to talk about getting into trades and why teenagers should consider consruction as…