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Golden Moments, with Jon Montgomery

By Adam Freill

Skyrocketing to stardom thanks to an epic victory walk through Whistler Village after taking skeleton gold at the 2010 Winter Olympics, Jon Montgomery has gone on to share golden moments with Canadians throughout the world, and it’s a task that he loves.

Canada’s unofficial ambassador,… Continue Reading

Sprinklers in tight quarters

By Jonathan Lee

Bonneville’s Habitant Loggia, a multi-level pre-fabricated condo located in Saint-Lambert, Que., presented Michael Vadnais one of the more unique jobs of his career. Tasked with installing the dry fire suppression system on the building’s balconies, little did he know the… Continue Reading

10 Tips for Pro Drivers

By Lewis Smith

Operating a vehicle requires a high degree of attentiveness, patience and skill. Professionals who drive commercial vans and trucks are among the most skillful on the road. It’s in no small part thanks to the first two traits – attentiveness and patience.

Over the course of a career,… Continue Reading

Bonus: Trethewey, Then and Now

December 8, 2017

In 2007, Mechanical Business kicked off its inaugural edition with one of the most famous plumbers in the world, Richard Trethewey, the resident plumbing and heating expert on This Old House. For our 10th anniversary edition, we went back to Richard to see what’s changed, and what… Continue Reading

Checking in with Richard Trethewey – 10 Years Later

By Adam Freill

Ten years ago, as we started on the journey that became Mechanical Business, we reached out to the most famous plumber in North America, Richard Trethewey, to be Cover Person Number 1. We asked him to help us examine some of the topics that were pertinent in the mechanical trade in 2007.

For… Continue Reading