Is Your Furnace Ready for the Cold Weather? – A Contributing Post from A-Plus Air

When late summer or autumn arrives, winter is not far away. In fact, before long, you may no longer need the air conditioning and it will be time to fire up the furnace. Fall is the perfect time for a pre-season furnace check-up and here are some things you may want to do, to get[…]

Sticks to Bricks: Turning Hockey Players to Skilled Trades Professionals

The Professional Hockey Players’ Association (PHPA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) and Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) to advance its Sticks to Bricks program, an initiative developed to help players for a post hockey career in the building trades. Open to all current players as well as the[…]

2019 “WALL OF FAME” INDUCTEES ANNOUNCED

May 7, 2019 – St.Catharines, ON — On May 7, The Niagara Home Builders’ Association, held their annual Presidents’ Dinner and Wall of Fame Ceremony at Hernder Estate Wines in St.Catharines, Ontario. This event paid tribute to past NHBA Presidents, as well as saw the induction of two additional nominees into official Wall of Fame[…]

ANNOUNCING THE 2019 AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE WINNERS!

On Friday, April 12, the Niagara Home Builders Association paid tribute to the achievements of their membership base by hosting their Awards of Excellence Gala at White Oaks Resort & Spa in Niagara on the Lake, ON. With over 125 entries across five categories, the Niagara Region building, renovation and supplier community put a spotlight[…]

#homebelievers

What is a #homebeliever? We’re young professionals, seniors, couples and hardworking, middle-class families who believe in the great Canadian dream of home ownership. But we believe that the dream is slipping out of reach. We aren’t giving up, and you shouldn’t either. Do you still believe in the Canadian dream? Are you a #homebeliever?    […]

My Reno App

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) has launched the My Reno App, which includes information on Niagara area home renovators.  

Housing Benefit a Welcome Solution for Those in Housing Need; Addressing Housing Affordability Needs Attention Next

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA)  welcomed the announcement of the Canada Housing Benefit as part of the federal government’s National Housing Strategy.  The Strategy, whose primary focus is on those vulnerable populations most in need, addresses key social housing challenges.  Moving forward, CHBA continues to recommend that the key issues of housing affordability, especially[…]

CHBA and BILD-GTA Sign Agreement to Take RenoMark® to the Next Level

On June 28th in Ottawa, CHBA and BILD-GTA signed an agreement to continue to grow the RenoMark® program and take it to the next level. With the historic signing of this agreement, CHBA and BILD-GTA commit to further collaboration to grow and strengthen the RenoMark brand across Canada, engaging the full capacity of CHBA’s Canadian[…]

What the heck is LVT, and why does everyone want it?

By Dani Gammon, A-1 Flooring Canada Kid- and pet-friendly Luxury Vinyl Tile You’ve probably heard of LVT, or Luxury Vinyl Tile – it is one of the hottest floor covering products in the marketplace and one whose appeal shows no sign of fading. This is THE floor that everyone wants in their home. So what’s[…]

Modernizing Ontario’s Construction Laws

Ontario Newsroom (Ministry of Attorney General)/May 31 – New Legislation Would Address Payment Delay and Improve Dispute Resolution Process Ontario is modernizing provincial construction laws to address key issues and improve efficiency and competitiveness for construction businesses. Attorney General Yasir Naqvi introduced legislation today that would, if passed, modernize the lien and holdback process, introduce[…]