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Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

September, 29 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Ryan Dougherty, P.Eng.

Finding the “Easy” Button with Your Contractors

Is your condominium having trouble obtaining quotations from contractors? Are you struggling to implement projects on time and on budget? Taking a few simple steps can make it easier to hire contractors on time and for the right price.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

September, 15 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Jonathan Scott

Five Questions You Should Be Asking Your Winter Service Provider

When evaluating your winter service needs and starting the process of looking for a qualified service provider, it is increasingly important to be thorough in your search. Asking the right questions can help you to differentiate between a mediocre and an exceptional winter service provider. Here are five key questions to be asking in pursuit of a great service provider.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 25 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Ryan Griffiths

The Changes of Construction Costs In Your Condominium

From food prices to gas prices, mortgage rates to rental rates, there isn’t a sector on this big blue rock that hasn’t been effected by the recent rise in inflation.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 4 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Henry J. Jansen,

Hit the Road

It’s mid-summer with the grass burning as we experience another drought, so what’s the rush in reminding the Board it needs to be making paving decisions, now? The reason of course is the Board missed the fall deadline for the asphalt plant’s closing last November and had distractions this spring not allowing early action this year.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Inderpreet Suri

What To Do About Kitec Pipes

From the Summer 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 4


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Yulia Pesin

Navigating the Chargeback Matrix

From the Summer 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 4


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Paul Rudling, Jason Truman

Glazed and Confused

From the Summer 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 4


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Anne Beninger

Ramp Up Your Retrofits

From the Summer 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 4


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

July, 15 2022 - Published by Nova Scotia Chapter

How Is Your Property Manager Doing? A Checklist

From the Summer 2022 issue of the CCI Nova Scotia Condo Connection Vol. 3, Issue 1


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

June, 22 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Bill Clark

Are You Considering a Saltwater Pool for Your Condominium?

From the Volume 12, Summer 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

June, 22 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Patricia Elia

So, You Want to Make the Attic a Family Room? – Sounds like a Great Idea!

From the Volume 12, Summer 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

June, 3 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): TLC Landscaping

Let’s Talk: About Spring and Landscaping

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-4 June 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

June, 3 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter

Summer Condo Maintenance Checklist

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-4 June 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

May, 5 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Gerald R. (Jerry) Genge

A Director's Dozen

From the Spring 2022 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 3


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

April, 27 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls… or Windows

Panel Discussion on Leaks and Window Replacement/Retrofit programs Leaky windows? Drafts? Noise? Make them disappear and find out how. You have choices - you can replace or you can rehabilitate them. Learn from the experts so that you can make the best decision for your site. [Read More]


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

April, 26 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): Bonnie Myers, Michelle Compton

ARE YOU READY FOR SPRING?

From the Volume 31 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

April, 12 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Gail Cote, Bill Clark

Spring Walk Abouts – and Often Overlooked Items

From the Volume 12, Spring 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

April, 12 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Jordan Swail

Window Replacement: Getting it Right

From the Volume 12, Spring 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

April, 12 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Bill Clark

EAVESTROUGHS - A Year Round Concern

From the Volume 12, Spring 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 30 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Justin Tudor, Jennifer Dickenson

The Little Manager that Couldn’t

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-3 March 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 30 2022 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

Preparing for Spring

From the CCI Review 2021/2022-3 March 2022 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 24 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Maggie Matian

The “Shoulda, Coulda, Wouldas” of Condominium Repairs

By a show of hands, how many of us have ignored a simple repair, only for it to become a large, complicated pain later on?


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 23 2022 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter

How Does My Building Work?

Ever wonder how all the systems in your building tie into one another? Have you unknowingly nodded your head one too many times when hearing about through-wall flashing? Are your boilers heating the water you drink or the water in your radiators? What is a vapour barrier anyway? It’s time to get a primer and learn what the parts of your building are and how they work... [Read More]


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 23 2022 - Published by South Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Violet Lim

How to Prevent Leaks in Older Residential Buildings

From the Winter 2022 issue of the CCI South Alberta CCI Review


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 17 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Andrew Westrik

SPRING FORWARD – in Your Condominium Landscaping!

It’s March! With the first real warm rays of spring about to caress our faces, our thoughts turn to the warm days of summer and once again enjoying the outdoors!


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

February, 16 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Water Damage and Where it Starts

“Water, water everywhere,” is not what you want to be thinking as you’re standing in the living room of a townhouse condominium unit or peering into the lobby of a high-rise. Water inside any attached housing structure means likely damage – furnishings and fixtures, floors and walls; it also means the possibility of rotting wood and mold risks; it means potential liability, and that something has gone terribly wrong.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

February, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Emiel Bril

The ‘Gold Standard’ for Vendor Sourcing & Procurement

From the Winter 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 2


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

February, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Ryan Griffiths

Window Pain

From the Winter 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 2


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

February, 2 2022 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Dene Cousins

Winterizing Condos: A Manager’s Checklist

From the Winter 2021 issue of CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine, Volume 26, Issue Number 2


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 13 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Patricia Elia, Henry Jansen, Matthew Atkin

Duty to Repair – The Case Study

From the Volume 11, Winter 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 13 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Greg Corbiere, Jordan Switzer

Shedding Light on Your Dark, Scary Attic

From the Volume 11, Winter 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 13 2022 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): TJ Umb

The Benefits of Winter Pruning & Tree Removal

From the Volume 11, Winter 2022 issue of the CCI GHC Condo News Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 13 2022 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Jordan Swail

Winter Window Condensation

Around this time of year, many condominium owners, directors, and managers ask us: why are my windows dripping with water? Condensation is a common issue for older condominium windows and even some new windows. Here are some tips to better deal with condensation:


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

November, 25 2021 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Henry J. Jansen

The Challenge of Aging Buildings

The Surfside collapse and the resulting loss of life is tragic. In addition to dealing with the far-reaching impact of that collapse, many occupants, owners, and managers of most buildings are now asking whether something similar could happen to their building.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

November, 24 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Trish Kaplan

A Water Heater Casualty

From the CCI Review 2021/2022—November 2021 issue of the CCI London Chapter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

November, 4 2021 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Surviving the Cold – Winter Construction: EIFS

It’s that time of year again, the days are shorter, the temperature is cooler, and construction season is finally over. Wait a minute – contractors are still working? There’s no way they should be installing EIFS in this cold, right?


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

October, 28 2021 - Published by Grand River Chapter

Surviving the Cold – Winter Construction: Concrete

It’s that time of year again, the days are shorter, the temperature is cooler, and construction season is finally over. Wait a minute – contractors are still working? There’s no way they should be placing concrete in this cold, right?


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

October, 8 2021 - Published by Eastern Ontario Chapter - Author(s): William Shin

Rising Costs of Raw Materials and Delayed Projects

From the Volume 29 issue of the CCI Eastern Ontario Condo Contact Magazine


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

September, 30 2021 - Published by London and Area Chapter - Author(s): Lyndsey McNally

The Importance of Annual Capital Repair Planning

From the September 2021 issue of the CCI London CCI Review


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

September, 22 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Colin Ogg

Why Won’t They Call Me Back? Tips to Avoid Construction FOMO in 2022

From the Fall 2021 issue of the Condo News Magazine of the Golden Horseshoe Chapter of the Canadian Condominium Institute


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

September, 22 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter - Author(s): Tim Van Zwol

Considerations for Condo Asphalt Pavement Repairs

From the Fall 2021 issue of the Condo News Magazine of the Golden Horseshoe Chapter of the Canadian Condominium Institute


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

September, 14 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Duty to Repair - Part 2

Part 2 will dive deeper in the Duty to Repair Develop strategies to get owners on board to avoid deferring projects Develop strategies to get money in the bank to get repairs completed Legal aspects if Boards don't perform their duty [Read More]


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

September, 13 2021 - Published by Huronia Chapter

Lessons Learned from Recent and Tragic Condo Collapse in Florida

Lessons Learned from Recent and Tragic Condo Collapse in Florida is discussed [Read More]


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 10 2021 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter - Author(s): Mark Graesser

Thoughts Arising from on the Florida Condo Collapse

From the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Summer 2021 Condo Chronicle Newsletter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 10 2021 - Published by Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter - Author(s): Colleen Morrison and John Leonard

Preventive Maintenance Plans (PMPs) – An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure

From the CCI Newfoundland and Labrador Summer 2021 Condo Chronicle Newsletter


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

August, 10 2021 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Hannah Tough

Retrofitting the Right Way

From the CCI North Alberta Summer 2021 Insite to Condos Vol. 36, Issue 4


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

July, 28 2021 - Published by Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Duty to Repair

Does your condo have projects that have been on the books for 10 or even 20 years and projects keep getting deferred? With the Florida condo collapse crisis, it’s time to think about the Duty to Repair. Some Boards want to do the work, but owners don’t want to have a Special Assessment, or don’t know how to find funding if the Reserve Fund isn’t plentiful... [Read More]


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

July, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Julia Lurye

Changes to the Common Elements

From the Summer 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

July, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Mark Marmer

How COVID Has Changed Working in Condos

From the Summer 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

April, 1 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): James (Lee) Senter

Water Damage Standards

From the Spring 2021 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 19 2021 - Published by North Alberta Chapter - Author(s): Cole Goshulak

Things to Consider When Hiring a Contractor

Leaky roof? Concrete tripping hazards? Mechanical issues? New siding and balcony railings? We all understand the woes of condo repair, restoration, and construction. Projects forcing condo corporations to spend their hard-earned and meticulously saved reserve funds to maintain the status of the building is not typically an exciting undertaking.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 19 2021 - Published by North Alberta Chapter

A Spring Maintenance Schedule for Condos

A regular schedule of seasonal maintenance can put a stop to the most common and costly problems, before they occur. If necessary use a camera to take pictures of anything you might want to share with an expert for advice or to monitor or remind you of a situation later.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 14 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sabine Grimes

Designing for Resilience

From the Winter 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 14 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Stefan Nespoli, Josh Hanek

Understanding Underground Parking Garages

From the Winter 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 14 2021 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Kathryn Gaysinsky

Interior Condo Refurbishment

From the Winter 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

July, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): SABINE GRIMES

Interior Design Wants Versus Needs

From the Summer 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

July, 1 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): NANCY LONGUEIRA

Evaluating Engineering Proposals

From the Summer 2020 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

March, 19 2020 - Published by Other - Author(s): Jon Juffs

COVID-19: What you need to know about Health and Safety and Working On-Site

This document is a collection of resources, best practices and information links designed to help construction employers understand their rights and responsibilities while operating during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is not a legal document and all employers are advised to seek legal advice as part of their overall due diligence process.


March, 16 2020 - Published by South Alberta Chapter

Flooded – Commercial Permit/Inspection Requirements Info Sheet

CCI South Alberta https://ccisouthalberta.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/flood-commercial-permit-requirements.pdf


March, 10 2020 - Published by Other

Building Maintenance Resources from Homeowner Protection Office

Government/ External Resource https://www.bchousing.org/licensing-consumer-services


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 16 2020 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Brad Roy

The “Panes” of Keeping Warm in the Winter

Is your unit experiencing heat loss during the winter? Check out an expert’s tips for preserving comfortable temperatures in your unit.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 9 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Brian MacLeod

Live Better and Save Money: Take Advantage of New HVAC Energy Saving Opportunities

From the Winter 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 9 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sabine Grimes

The Evolution of Amenity Spaces: How We View Condo Amenity Spaces Has Changed Dramatically Over the Years as Suite Sizes Shrink

From the Winter 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 9 2020 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Stefan Nespoli, Dan Romlewski

Baby, It’s Cold Outside - And My Windows Aren’t Helping!

From the Winter 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

November, 28 2019 - Published by Grand River Chapter - Author(s): Henry J. Jansen, P.Eng., ACCI

The Case of the Moldy Dog

Outbreak of mould at a condo complex. Where did it come from? Now what do we do?


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

October, 2 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Josh Milgrom, Maria Dimakas, Sally Thompson, Murray Johnson

Condo Convos: Major Projects

CCI Toronto, Condo Convos - Major Projects


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

July, 12 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Sabine Grimes

The Value of Good Design

From the Summer 2019 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 14 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Lisa Kay

Design/Build or Design/Bid/Build?

From the Winter 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

January, 14 2019 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Allan Au-Duong

Condominium Warranty Coverage: Uncovered

From the Winter 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

December, 17 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Armand Conant, Francesco Deo

Construction Act featuring Armand Conant with Francesco Deo

On July 1, 2018, the provincial government enacted significant amendments to the Construction Lien Act. The most obvious amendment is that the title of the legislation has changed, from the Construction Lien Act to the Construction Act.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

October, 12 2018 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Henry Jansen

Hit the Road

From the Fall 2018 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

October, 19 2017 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Alex Young

Procurement, Proposals and other Possibilities

From the Fall 2017 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

April, 19 2016 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jeff Cowx

Noise in Condos

From the Spring 2016 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

April, 19 2016 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Patrick Greco

KITEC Plumbing Update

From the Spring 2016 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


 
Repairs, Maintenance and Renovations

April, 19 2016 - Published by Toronto and Area Chapter - Author(s): Jeff Cowx

Noise in Condos

From the article entitled "Noise in Condos" by "Jeff Cowx", published in the Spring 2016 issue of the CCI Toronto Condovoice Magazine.


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