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#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…

#189 Stu from Brollyrenos, Justin from JMP Carpentry, Jason the Keystone Contractor discussing old and new schools of construction

November 10, 2021

We stir the pot and begin the show discussing rates and how trades should be working towards billing $1000.00 per day, once that has been stirred we hear from Stu and Justin and how they got started, interesting stories as Stu if 50 and Justin is 26. Stu does share the way the UK handles…

#189 Stu from Brollyrenos, Justin from JMP Carpentry, Jason the Keystone Contractor discussing old and new schools of construction

November 10, 2021

We stir the pot and begin the show discussing rates and how trades should be working towards billing $1000.00 per day, once that has been stirred we hear from Stu and Justin and how they got started, interesting stories as Stu if 50 and Justin is 26. Stu does share the way the UK handles…

#188 Manny and Carlito hit this one solo and discuss a variety of construction topics and the upcoming 200th show event

November 5, 2021

It’s great to have Carlito back on the mic, he needed to take the year long break and focus on important details in his life. We have all missed him. On today’s show Manny and Carlito discuss a variety of construction topics from wages, rates and worth, bad clients, where will the indystry be in…

#188 Manny and Carlito hit this one solo and discuss a variety of construction topics and the upcoming 200th show event

November 5, 2021

It’s great to have Carlito back on the mic, he needed to take the year long break and focus on important details in his life. We have all missed him. On today’s show Manny and Carlito discuss a variety of construction topics from wages, rates and worth, bad clients, where will the indystry be in…

#187 Deck Protect Inc. Jon Witt is on the show discussing his decking career, offering up deck maintenance and a love for wood

November 3, 2021

We have a great show today, Jon Witt from Deck Protect Inc discuss his humble beginnings from trade schooling with horticulture technician, hardscaping, followed by a few different trade jobs ultimately falling into decking and fencing just as the recession and family were growing adding to so much stress, isn’t that always the case, hard…

#187 Deck Protect Inc. Jon Witt is on the show discussing his decking career, offering up deck maintenance and a love for wood

November 3, 2021

We have a great show today, Jon Witt from Deck Protect Inc discuss his humble beginnings from trade schooling with horticulture technician, hardscaping, followed by a few different trade jobs ultimately falling into decking and fencing just as the recession and family were growing adding to so much stress, isn’t that always the case, hard…

#186 Danny Dosca our first Montreal based tradesperson discussing bricklaying, renovating and

November 1, 2021

Sit back and enjoy this special show where we will be discussing family, old school, new school, all kinds of bricklaying, building in Montreal, more family, food, history and more, Danny has a lot to share and of course, we will upset a few, it’s The Construction Life. Danny begins his journey almost 40 years…

#186 Danny Dosca our first Montreal based tradesperson discussing bricklaying, renovating and

November 1, 2021

Sit back and enjoy this special show where we will be discussing family, old school, new school, all kinds of bricklaying, building in Montreal, more family, food, history and more, Danny has a lot to share and of course, we will upset a few, it’s The Construction Life. Danny begins his journey almost 40 years…

#185 Michael Ferreira from Rose Gold Homes & Design a custom builder in his twenties

October 31, 2021

Carlito is back on the mic, it’s been over a year since he was last heard on the show, nice to have him back and sharing so much about The Construction Life. Carlito will be on future shows, and he will be part of an event happening in November, stay tuned to learn more. On…

#185 Michael Ferreira from Rose Gold Homes & Design a custom builder in his twenties

October 31, 2021

Carlito is back on the mic, it’s been over a year since he was last heard on the show, nice to have him back and sharing so much about The Construction Life. Carlito will be on future shows, and he will be part of an event happening in November, stay tuned to learn more. On…

#184 Mat is here to discuss big machine rentals a side of the construction industry most don’t know about

October 30, 2021

Thank you Mat for being on the show and opening the show with a little ACDC. Mat works for a large rental corporation and due to some legal logistics, we must keep the name out of the show. There are times where I want to interview certain big-name brands, but it’s takes months if not…

#184 Mat is here to discuss big machine rentals a side of the construction industry most don’t know about

October 30, 2021

Thank you Mat for being on the show and opening the show with a little ACDC. Mat works for a large rental corporation and due to some legal logistics, we must keep the name out of the show. There are times where I want to interview certain big-name brands, but it’s takes months if not…

#183 James Malinowski from JM Insul on the show to talk insulation and so much more

October 27, 2021

We have a great show, talking about insulation, all types of insulation, batts, cellulose, closed cell, open cell and sound proofing. James walks us through his first year running his own business and the last 9 years working with his dad who has been insulating for 35 plus years, how the batts have changed. James…

#183 James Malinowski from JM Insul on the show to talk insulation and so much more

October 27, 2021

We have a great show, talking about insulation, all types of insulation, batts, cellulose, closed cell, open cell and sound proofing. James walks us through his first year running his own business and the last 9 years working with his dad who has been insulating for 35 plus years, how the batts have changed. James…

#182 Woodcraft Furniture with Oliver Kremeris and the OG Mark Mager

October 23, 2021

What an amazing show we have today, we are going to talk about solid wood furniture making with Oliver the current Business Manager and owner and Mark the original owner who recently retired and has passed on the business over to the digital age. Sit back and enjoy what these gentlemen have to share because…

#182 Woodcraft Furniture with Oliver Kremeris and the OG Mark Mager

October 23, 2021

What an amazing show we have today, we are going to talk about solid wood furniture making with Oliver the current Business Manager and owner and Mark the original owner who recently retired and has passed on the business over to the digital age. Sit back and enjoy what these gentlemen have to share because…

#181 Ontario RediMix Concrete with Marco Carlini – The Supplier side of the concrete business

October 20, 2021

10 years in the business currently working as Supervisor Sales of Operations, Marco actually went to school, worked at a bank, that didn’t last and went right back into construction, specifically concrete where his uncles taught him so much, he has concrete in his blood so a year into the banking industry he was back…

#181 Ontario RediMix Concrete with Marco Carlini – The Supplier side of the concrete business

October 20, 2021

10 years in the business currently working as Supervisor Sales of Operations, Marco actually went to school, worked at a bank, that didn’t last and went right back into construction, specifically concrete where his uncles taught him so much, he has concrete in his blood so a year into the banking industry he was back…

#180 Caledon Timber Frames with Roland Skuce – Post and Beam old school framing

October 18, 2021

Roland Skuce and Dan Ray partners in Caledon Timber Frames for nearly a decade with 5 employees and still growing. They have known each other since grade 2, worked as stick framers for Roland’s Dad, a custom builder, and his dad was a plumber so the guys were familiar with the trades. They both attended…