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27
Nov
2018

Vacation Pay Cheque Pick Up

Due to the ongoing problems at Canada Post, the Union has decided to hold all vacation pay cheques.

26
Oct
2018

Stucco Range Hood: Repair the Image of Your Toronto Kitchen

Sometimes investing in a Toronto fixer-upper is the best bang for your buck. With the real estate markets remaining hot, you can look into buying a home and then upgrading it on your own, with some help from IUPAT tradespeople. The kitchen can be a particular eyesore, especially if it’s out of date. When taking […]

19
Oct
2018

Toronto Residential Painters Can Demystify Low or No VOC Paint

If you’re choosing paint for your home, you might feel overwhelmed by all of the choices and the technical language might leave you feeling confused. And what about Low VOC Paint? What does that even mean? Do you need it? Our residential painters in Toronto can help you to understand your options and help you […]

12
Oct
2018

How to Fund Your Drywall Taper Training

Changing careers or entering the workforce for the first time can involve a lot of work, and that’s before you even get a job. Between paperwork, picking up your tools, and arranging your schedule to accommodate your classes, you have a lot to do before you get started in your classes. The good news? You […]

21
Sep
2018

Decorating Rules that our Toronto Residential Painters Can Help You Break!

Whether you’ve just moved in, or you’re ready for a refresh, a coat of paint is often one of the most straightforward renovations to make to your Toronto home. But after a few minutes on Google, you might be overwhelmed by all of the rules that have been laid out by interior decorators. The good […]

14
Sep
2018

3 Jobs You Didn’t Know Were Done by Glaziers

You might think that glaziers are just responsible for installing windows, but the trade name will soon be transforming to Architectural Glass and Metal Technician to better reflect the range of work done by these professionals. Below are 3 jobs that you might not realize require the skill of a glazier.

05
Sep
2018

How to Start a Career as a Residential Painter!

Whether you are looking for a career change or starting your first career, the number of options can be overwhelming. Even if you are just looking in skilled trades in Ontario, where do you start? A career as a residential painter might be exactly what you’re looking for, and IUPAT can help you join this […]

01
Sep
2018

Stucco Repair – Do it before it Snows!

In the winter, it’s just not possible to get involved in a stucco repair project on the outside of your home, especially if it’s not simply an aesthetic fix. Besides wanting to keep up your curb appeal, leaving small cracks or holes in your stucco can actually lead to more damage down the line, especially […]

31
Jul
2018

Start Drywall Finishers Training Today!

Drywall finishers are a critical part of construction and renovation teams in Ontario, especially across the GTA. As housing stock continues to expand, and people continue to invest in upgrading or renovating their existing properties, the demand for drywall finishers shows no signs of stopping. This career path could be ideal for you, and you […]

24
Jul
2018

Want to Become a Professional Painter? Here’s How!

Professional painters have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects, from functional office walls to decorative walls in a house or condo to making the exterior of a business stand out from the sidewalk. This trade is also in high demand in Ontario, offering opportunities for growth and steady employment. If you […]