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Finding the Right Contractor- Tips for Good Hiring

Sadly, contractors have earned a bad rap over the years. It seems like just about everybody has a horror story about a plumber who only made a leaking faucet worse, or a handyman who insisted on a hefty cash deposit and then mysteriously disappeared before any actual...

Basement Egress Window Requirements

This post is intended to educate homeowners regarding basement egress window requirements as per the Ontario Building Code (OBC). The primary safety reason behind these requirements is about occupants being able to exit the basement in the case of an emergency. The...

Barn Doors – How to Select the Right Barn Door

Barn doors are available from many suppliers and can be made from composites or real wood. They are typically all 84" high and require additional wall height of up to 10" to accommodate the rail hardware that the doors are suspended from. Most manufacturers...

Basement Fireplaces

When finishing basements we are often asked to install fireplaces. The main reason is that our customers are concerned that their newly finished living space will not be warm enough to achieve the comfort level they want. This is a legitimate concern. The main reason...

Popcorn Ceiling Removal

One of the most cost-effective ways to improve the look of your home is to renovate your ceilings. If you have old, dull popcorn stucco ceilings in your home, updating them to smooth, whiter and brighter ceilings can completely change the look and feel of your living...

Finding the Right Contractor- Tips for Good Hiring

Sadly, contractors have earned a bad rap over the years. It seems like just about everybody has a horror story about a plumber who only made a leaking faucet worse, or a handyman who insisted on a hefty cash deposit and then mysteriously disappeared before any actual...

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Basement Egress Window Requirements

This post is intended to educate homeowners regarding basement egress window requirements as per the Ontario Building Code (OBC). The primary safety reason behind these requirements is about occupants being able to exit the basement in the case of an emergency. The...

read more

Barn Doors – How to Select the Right Barn Door

Barn doors are available from many suppliers and can be made from composites or real wood. They are typically all 84" high and require additional wall height of up to 10" to accommodate the rail hardware that the doors are suspended from. Most manufacturers...

read more

Basement Fireplaces

When finishing basements we are often asked to install fireplaces. The main reason is that our customers are concerned that their newly finished living space will not be warm enough to achieve the comfort level they want. This is a legitimate concern. The main reason...

read more

Popcorn Ceiling Removal

One of the most cost-effective ways to improve the look of your home is to renovate your ceilings. If you have old, dull popcorn stucco ceilings in your home, updating them to smooth, whiter and brighter ceilings can completely change the look and feel of your living...

read more

We’re Going Dustless!

Renovations and construction can be messy at times and one of the most common concerns we hear from customers is about keeping dust and debris away from their living space. This is one of the reasons why we are investing in dustless saws and jobsite air filtration....

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Differences in Tile Mortars and The Schluter Ditra Membrane

There are generally two classifications of tile set mortar; modified and unmodified. The difference between them is unmodified or dry-set mortar is comprised of cement, sand, and a water retention agent, while modified mortar contains a polymer which can improve the...

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Mintcon is a multi-trade construction project general contracting company based in Collingwood, Ontario. We offer turnkey solutions for your renovations and construction projects.

Mintcon Inc.

1 First St
Suite 220 – The Admiral Building, Collingwood, ON
L9Y 1A1

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