Guelph Students Get a Taste of the Trades

October 26, 2017

Hy-Mark had some special guests today…and they came hungry! Hy-Markwas a stop on “Residential Construction Day,” a field trip for Grade 12 students to gain an understanding of life in the residential construction industry and the skilled trades. Thirty-five construction students from the Upper Grand District School Board enjoyed one of our famous Hy-Mark barbeques with our team, and got a grand tour of our warehouse. They were also able to ask questions to our plumbers and HVAC technicians about what school is required to get licensed in the trades, what kind of salaries they could expect,

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How to Choose Between a Gas Or Electric Fireplace

October 13, 2017

Nothing beats curling up in front of a cozy fire on a cold winter night. If you are considering adding a fireplace to your home, the first thing to decide is whether to go with a gas or electric model. Here is our breakdown of how the types compare. Installation Gas: Requires a gas line to the house and must have room to cut a vent to the outside of the home (usually means being located on an exterior wall). Electric: Simply plugs into an electrical outlet like any other appliance.

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