Home Improvement The very latest news from the home improvement and gardening sector, with articles covering all aspects of the industry, from product launches to special exhibitions. Get up-to-the-minute information from suppliers, retailers, and providers of home-improvement goods and services, including tools, paint, flooring, lighting, roofing, and remodeling. Find stories about landscaping, home security and maintenance, DIY projects, and green homes. Also included are important corporate announcements regarding quarterly earnings and new partnerships along with industry research and development.

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09:00 ET Paradigm Data Science Initiative Seeks to Change How Building Products are Sold

Paradigm, an international software provider for the building products industry, has launched an initiative that aims to revolutionize the way homes...


Apr 25, 2019, 09:35 ET New standard recommended in response to high-wind damage to Canadian homes

TORONTO, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - A report from the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) and the Standards Council of Canada (SCC)...


Apr 25, 2019, 06:00 ET Goodbye Rules. Hello Freedom.

This spring-cleaning season, Value Village® is introducing the next wave of decluttering: the one that works for you. It's not about being perfect or ...


Apr 16, 2019, 14:38 ET Homeowners are Clogging Toilets, Says National Survey

From backed up drains to low water pressure, the list of potential plumbing problems homeowner's deal with can be daunting. In an effort to educate...


Apr 16, 2019, 05:30 ET Report identifies cost-effective ways homeowners can protect themselves from the top climate change cost in Canada - basement flooding

WATERLOO, ON, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - With the right information and often for less than $250, homeowners can protect themselves from the increasing...


Apr 15, 2019, 12:01 ET How to Find a Great Contractor and What Materials They Recommend

A home is a place to feel safe and secure, warm and cozy, loved and happy. People continually improve their homes to capture those feelings. However, ...


Apr 09, 2019, 09:11 ET Bonnie Plants, Inc. Announcement: Stan Cope, President, retires; Mike Sutterer appointed as successor

Bonnie Plants, Inc., the largest producer of vegetable and herb plants in North America, today announced that President and CEO, Stan Cope, has...


Apr 05, 2019, 16:47 ET How to Keep the Home's Electrical and Plumbing Systems Happy

There are two things that help mark modern society. The first is plumbing and the second is electricity. Imagine how difficult life would be without...


Apr 04, 2019, 16:45 ET 5 Materials the Professionals Recommend for Your Roof

Almost everyone can agree that having a functional, safe roof is one of the most important things in a house. If it was improperly installed, used...


Mar 25, 2019, 08:00 ET Constellation HomeBuilder Systems to Redefine the Home Building Landscape Through NewHomeListingService.com Acquisition

Constellation HomeBuilder Systems, the largest provider of home building software solutions and services, has acquired NewHomeListingService.com...


Mar 19, 2019, 20:15 ET Canadian Home Builders' Association Hopeful That Announced Federal Budget Measures Will Help Ease Housing Affordability Crisis

OTTAWA, March 19, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Home Builders' Association (CHBA) is hopeful that measures announced by the Minister of Finance in...


Mar 11, 2019, 07:00 ET Real estate sales expected to surge in York Region

Expectations fueled by near sellout of Treasure Hill's new luxury development, Adena Views, in Aurora, Ontario TORONTO, March 11, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Mar 07, 2019, 15:29 ET Inaugural International Women Build Day unites women to spotlight global need for safe, affordable housing

Habitat for Humanity, Lowe's and hundreds of women volunteers will unite in 18 communities in the United States, India and Canada for the first...


Mar 04, 2019, 11:32 ET Minister McKenna to showcase Climate Action Initiative

OTTAWA, March 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians know that pollution isn't free. A price on carbon pollution is an essential part of Canada's plan to fight...


Feb 26, 2019, 09:00 ET Does Your Light Measure Up? UL Introduces Horticultural Performance Certification for Lighting Manufacturers

Have you ever wondered if performance claims on horticultural lighting products are accurate? Wonder no more. UL, a leading global safety science...


Feb 26, 2019, 08:15 ET TSX Venture Exchange Names Renoworks to TSX Venture 50 List of Top Performing Companies

/NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OR FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWS WIRE SERVICES./ Renoworks Ranks Top 10 in Technology Category...


Feb 26, 2019, 06:00 ET The Home Depot Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2018 Results; Increases Quarterly Dividend by 32.0 Percent; Announces $15.0 Billion Share Repurchase Authorization; Provides Fiscal 2019 Guidance

The Home Depot®, the world's largest home improvement retailer, today reported sales of $26.5 billion for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, a 10.9...


Feb 20, 2019, 06:01 ET /R E P E A T -- Lowe's Canada is recruiting to fill more than 6,350 positions in stores this spring and some 150 positions at its Boucherville head office/

A National Hiring Day will be held on Saturday, February 23, in all Lowe's, RONA, and Reno-Depot corporate stores across the country BOUCHERVILLE,...


Feb 19, 2019, 09:21 ET ZIP System® building enclosures expands and enhances sealing solutions

Huber Engineered Woods, manufacturer of ZIP System® building enclosure products, announced the expansion of its line of ZIP System® sealing solutions ...


Feb 19, 2019, 07:00 ET The Home Depot Canada to hire 5,500 new associates

Launches Text-To-Apply, making it easier than ever to join the team TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - The Home Depot® Canada is hiring more than 5,500...


Feb 18, 2019, 14:53 ET Huber Engineered Woods Files Patent-Infringement Lawsuits Against Louisiana-Pacific and RoyOMartin

Specialty building products manufacturer Huber Engineered Woods LLC ("HEW") announced today that the Charlotte, N.C., company filed a patent...


Feb 07, 2019, 16:15 ET Mohawk Industries Reports Q4 Results

Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MHK) today announced 2018 fourth quarter net earnings of $229 million and diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $3.05....


Feb 05, 2019, 08:30 ET Datable Signs Agreement with Leading Multinational Laundry and Home Care, Beauty Care, and Adhesive Technologies Company

VANCOUVER, Feb. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Datable Technology Corp. (TSXV: DAC) (OTCQB: TTMZF) (the "Company" or "DTC"), formerly 3tl Technologies Corp., a...


Jan 24, 2019, 11:48 ET New Winnipeg East Lowe's store with enhanced customer offering opens today

Lowe's Canada celebrates the opening of its 67th Lowe's store in Canada and first new model Lowe's store in Manitoba BOUCHERVILLE, QC, Jan. 24, 2019...


Jan 16, 2019, 06:01 ET Lowe's Canada is recruiting to fill more than 6,350 positions in stores this spring and some 150 positions at its Boucherville head office

A National Hiring Day will be held on Saturday, February 23, in all Lowe's, RONA, and Reno-Depot corporate stores across the country BOUCHERVILLE,...