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    Top 5 Benefits of an ICF Home

    In today’s world of rising energy costs, natural disasters, and an increased focus on sustainable construction, ICF homes are getting a lot of attention in the construction industry. Built of insulated concrete forms, these homes meet the needs of today’s homeowners and today’s builders. If you’ve been wondering what the... Read More

    by lge77 on May 07, 2018Comments (0)
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    Disposing Construction Waste After Kitchen Renovation

    Every modern kitchen renovation project results in the production of a wide range of waste. Dealing with this rubbish is cumbersome if you do not utilize the appropriate steps that will ensure effective and safe disposal. Failing to completely deal with all types of debris might cause your family or neighbors a lot of trouble later. Whether you... Read More

    by KitchenAndBath on April 13, 2018Comments (0)
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    Costs and Benefits of Installing Fire Sprinkler Systems in Residential Kitchen

    People tend to undervalue the need for fire sprinklers in their homes, mostly because they lack information about them and their cost. Although fire sprinklers are an added expense for every homeowner, research shows that they significantly save lives and property by over and above 65%. This has caused the fire experts and environmental officia... Read More

    by KitchenAndBath on April 10, 2018Comments (0)
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    A Beginner's Guide to Choosing Home Siding

    You probably don’t spend much time thinking about as you go about your busy days. But when you notice that your home or business is projecting an unkempt, run-down appearance, or your interior suddenly feels like it might have become one with the exterior, you’ll be amazed at how quickly it can find its way to the top of your mind. ... Read More

    by kevinmckenzie on March 26, 2018Comments (0)
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    Four Reasons to Replace Your Windows

    Most homeowners purchase replacement windows to modernize their home’s aesthetic, prevent drafts and leaks, and help regulate their indoor climate, but different window units are designed to specifically optimize certain aspects of your abode. To provide a little more insight on how a home immediate benefits from a window replacement proje... Read More

    by kevinmckenzie on March 23, 2018Comments (0)
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    2018 Canadian Electrical Code, Part I: Top 15 changes from CSA

    As a professional kitchen and bath renovator in Toronto, Mississauga and Richmond Hill we keeping ourselves up to date with most recent updates in Building Codes, Electrical Codes and various constratioin regulations in Ontario. Now in its 24th edition, the 2018 Canadian Electrical Code, Part I includes a number of significant updates and change... Read More

    by KitchenAndBath on March 19, 2018Comments (0)
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    Roof Maintenance Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

    Being exposed to the different weather conditions throughout the year, it is no surprise that the roof of your house needs regular attention and maintenance. When was the last time you inspected the roof of your house? If your answer is long ago, you might need to go up there and inspect for problems. Roof Maintenance is highly important because... Read More

    by lge77 on March 12, 2018Comments (0)
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    Dust Free Remodeling

    Whether your a weekend warrior or hiring a professional contractor- interior remodeling projects can be messy. Removing flooring, tearing down walls, and disrupting insulation are task that can can pose health risk and create a mess in your home. To minimize the disruption to your home, during a renovation project, several steps can be taken.Som... Read More

    by philcav7 on March 03, 2018Comments (0)
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    Five Common Exterior Remodeling Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them

    Home is a place of relaxation and recreation. It’s usually the place you look forward to after a long day at work or school, so when it’s time to fix or replace things, how do you go about it? Here are five common exterior remodeling mistakes that many homeowners commit without realizing it:   Tearing Out Walls or Siding Toda... Read More

    by kevinmckenzie on February 22, 2018Comments (0)
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    Tips On How To Approximate The Right Garbage Bin Size For Construction Projects

    If you are planning a kitchen renovation, bathroom remodelling or any other construction project, consider renting a construction garbage bin. These are large, open-topped waste containers that are unlike traditional garbage bins in that they are not emptied into garbage tracks but are instead replaced by empty ones and the full ones ferried by ... Read More

    by KitchenAndBath on February 14, 2018Comments (0)
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