Walkways Around Your House

Walkways tend to get overlooked when planning a landscape design for your house. It’s all pools, patios and plants but then we forget to consider how to connect the different spaces in our yard. By ignoring paths, everything can become disjointed because of the lack of thought put into the transitions and connections. Walkways guide…

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Garage Floors

Maybe you’re all about the door when it comes to your garage — I mean everyone will see it and it does tie in your house and the overall home design you have going on. You might not think its important to put a lot of thought into the floor of your garage — but it is.

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Parging

Parging is the application of a thin layer of cement, usually to a foundation or basement wall. This common construction practice is somewhat similar to creating a stucco finish but uses a masonry based mortar. It’s also used to seal walls against moistureParging can be applied over new or existing walls depending on your requirements.…

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Paving Around Your Pool

Whether you have a pool or are considering putting one in your backyard, take the time to contemplate the area just around the pool itself. You may have kids that will play around the pool or you have a relaxing spot for your favourite hammock or deck chair — keep all these things in mind…

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Balcony Maintenance

Balconies are great features for any home — a small outdoor space where one can relax and take in the surrounding view. They can also pose a safety hazard if not maintained as well as  a danger to small children or pets if steps aren’t taken to make them as safe as they can be.…

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Restoring Your Attic

The attic tends to be that one place in your house that really never becomes a part of your home. Storage is probably the most likely use for your attic and there’s nothing wrong with that but what if it could become more? Sure, the benefit of ridding yourself of old unwanted items is great…

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Patios

As soon as the nice weather hits, one of the first things you want to do is grab a cold one at a restaurant on the patio. This feeling is no different when it comes to your home and it’s own patio — you can BBQ all your meals out there, reading a book while…

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What Is Up With Your Driveway?

When winter takes its final breath, when the snow and the ice have all melted away — everything surrounding your home is in full view and that includes your driveway. You park on it, play basketball or hockey on it or maybe it serves as the stage for your teenager’s garage band. Regardless what you use it for, it’s definitely not something to leave unattended and periodic maintenance is a must.

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Tips on Keeping Walls Clean

You can have the most luxurious furniture and the most up to date fixtures but if your walls are dingy and dirty, your house won’t look as good as it should. Keep your walls looking great with these easy cleaning tips.

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Water Damage and Your Basement

Water in unwanted places can cause a lot of damage so don’t treat flood water in unwanted places lightly. Even if your basement only has an inch of water in it, or is even just damp — it’s the perfect breeding ground for mold.

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