Landscaping 101

Landscaping is defined by the process of making a yard or other piece of land more attractive by altering the existing design and terrain, adding ornamental features, planting trees and shrubs. Modern, residential landscaping can include changing the shape of the land through grading, backfilling and mounding and constructing fences, decks, planters or [...]

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Refinishing or Refacing Cabinets

Kitchen renovations are one of the most popular home improvement projects. Upgrading your kitchen will give your home a fresh new look, increase personal enjoyment of the [...]

DIY: Build a Fence

Building a fence around the perimeter of your property will increase the value and marketability of your home. A well-built fence is both decorative and practical, adding [...]

Asphalt or Concrete Driveway?

Your driveway is cracked, the edges are breaking away and you can see obvious wear from your parked vehicles. It’s so uneven you jam up your snow shovel all winter and now [...]

DIY Landscaping: Simple Garden Beds from Scratch

There are many benefits to adding a flower or garden bed in your front yard. Even a simple landscaping feature can enhance curb appeal, personal enjoyment of your yard and [...]

Insulate and Ventilate to Keep Cool This Summer

As Canadian homeowners we endure a long, cold winter. It seems most of our efforts are spent trying to keep warm, increase our home’s efficiencies for heat retention and [...]

Decking Materials: Considering your Options

The arrival of spring brings warm sunshine, longer days and a desire to spend more time outdoors. Canadian homeowners become busy preparing their yards for the season. You're [...]

Barbeque Safety

Summer allows us to spend more time outdoors, relaxing, entertaining and cooking on the grill. Barbequing has become the norm for cooking meals and entertaining. In fact, [...]