How do we get training and updated skills into the trades in this era of skilled labour shortages and trades people too busy or not inclined to attend seminars?
Most people know Jon Eakes as Canada’s home improvement expert for homeowners. What is less known is that he has worked with construction associations and contractors for years in developing and delivering professional training in residential construction.
As he is known to consumers for providing concise answers to specific problems, he is now preparing a whole section on this web site to bring specific answers to professional construction problems. This page will be the gateway to trades training with Jon Eakes.
As an example of what is to come, take a look at the information and video on how to site build End Dams on window and door header flashings that will satisfy the 2007 CSA standard for window and door installation—without sheet metal skills or tools. Another step in eliminating leaky windows.
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