New Tax on Trades!

Trades Are Outraged!

The college of trades is going to start charging trades people, and even apprentices, for working in Ontario. renovation financing

The newly formed College of Trades will start sending out invoices to trades people in January!

In order to voice your concerns and understand more about it

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Doing Good For Durham

The DRHBA Helps Local Not-for-Profits

Each year the DRHBA holds a golf tournament to help raise funds for local not for profits.
This year the recipients were Grandview Children’s Centre in Oshawa and Wind Reach Farm in Ashburn.

The event was a great success with  the resulting contributions of $5000 to each Not for profit.

Pictured above: from left to right: DRHBA Tournament organizer Marianne Tracey, Steve Snider, DRHBA President and the recipient for Wind Reach Farm.

Pictured below: from left to right : Marianne Tracey, Stephen Snider and the recipients for Grandview Children’s Center in Oshawa.

Well Done DRHBA!

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Please Welcome Anita DeVries!

Anita DeVries the New Executive Officer of the DRHBA

Advocating for Durham Region Home Builders’ and their customers is the primary focus of the Durham Region Home Builders’ Association. Therefore they have selected Anita DeVries as their new Executive Officer.

DeVries has a background in journalism, politics and construction and will be filling the role left vacant by Donna Donaldson, who served the association for the past decade.

“I am thrilled to have this opportunity to serve you as your new Executive Officer,” DeVries told DRHBA members at a dinner meeting Tuesday night. “Together we can be a potent power in the construction industry for our members and our customers.”

A former reporter for Metroland and the Lindsay Post, DeVries holds an Honours BA in English and History from Trent University, and a Journalism Diploma from Durham College, she has also been working in the construction industry for over 20 years.

DRHBA has been an active voice for Durham Region Builders since 1953. Its mission is to “be the voice of the residential construction industry in Durham Region; to achieve an environment in which our membership can operate profitably; and, to promote affordability and choice of high quality homes for our customers.”

Stephen Snider, president of DRHBA, welcomes Anita DeVries as the new Executive Officer.

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Change Colours!

An easy way to increase the value of your home!

Do you like the colours on the outside of your home? What I mean by that, do you like the colour of your siding or brickwork? How about those shutters? What about your garage door? Does it match the rest of your home?

The reason I ask is that we recently did a complete eavestroughing, soffits and fascia installation on a home in Port Perry, but we also made recommendations that improved the look of their home 100%, and the owners are extremely happy!

They were not pleased with all their red brick and the pink accents, so I suggested to highlight things up a bit with a “terra bronze” that would tone down the pink tones in the brick. Well, they loved it so much that they decided to have their siding and shutter repainted and re-done as well… all in terra bronze.

You can see the changes in the photos below. It really did make all the difference in the world… not only that, but the value of their home just went up!

Leave me a comment and let me know what you think.

At True North Eavestroughing we take pride in all our work and our customers’ homes, every step of the way!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Announcing Our New YouTube Channel!!!

If you haven’t had a chance to visit our new YouTube Channel, then you have to take a moment and do so.

Recently the DRHBA held it’s Business Showcase where members displayed their new products and services. At the event a videographer was present to record short clips from many of the firms present.

DRHBA YouTube

Some of the members already use video to show you their products and services and those have also been added to the site.

Check us out now!

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