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    5 Advantages of Steel Log Siding

    One of the most important parts of building a home or redoing a home is the quality of your house siding. There are so many varieties to choose from that your client can virtually have any look they want. One of the most popular options that are taking the industry by storm is the steel log siding. This siding has a variety of benefits that make... Read More

    by lge77 on May 11, 2018Comments (1)
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    Stone Accent Wall Installation Tips

    Typically, when you buy a home you live there for many years. It could be ten years or even 40 years depending on where you’re at and what happens. As you live in your home and spend a lot of time there, you can start to get bored with the décor or style you currently have. What you like now will change and you may be considering in... Read More

    by lge77 on May 11, 2018Comments (0)
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    5 Common House Wrap Mistakes Contractors Make

     One of the main factors in eco-friendly construction nowadays is to make sure that moisture buildup is taken care of. That is done through the utilization of a building wrap. Every year, homes are having to get new siding, replacing doors or windows, etc. and this is the prime time for you as a construction leader to check the areas behind... Read More

    by lge77 on May 11, 2018Comments (0)
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    Why your business should take dust seriously

    While dangers such as asbestos have been phased out of construction, many of the industry’s biggest risks are still under-appreciated. A macho culture and frustration with the ‘red tape’ of safety legislation can lead to corner-cutting, ‘common sense approaches’, and a lack of awareness about previously common pract... Read More

    by Lee Sadd on May 10, 2018Comments (1)
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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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