PERMITS AND LAWS FOR ALL RENOVATIONS

Before beginning any home or land renovations, you should visit the local city hall in order to be fully informed of all municipal bylaws regarding your renovations before submitting your plans and specifications.   This

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Before beginning any home or land renovations, you should visit the local city hall in order to be fully informed of all municipal bylaws regarding your renovations before submitting your plans and specifications.   This

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MAINTAINING HARDWOOD FLOORS. Tips and advice for renovating with hardwood floors.

A hardwood floor, despite all its qualities, has the inconvenience of reacting to humidity. Hence, in order to allow for expansion when it absorbs humidity, ensure that you leave a space of ½ inch along

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A hardwood floor, despite all its qualities, has the inconvenience of reacting to humidity. Hence, in order to allow for expansion when it absorbs humidity, ensure that you leave a space of ½ inch along

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Tips For Home Construction

Some top tips for making sure you succeed with your home construction plans. Firstly, you should choose the right location and I found some great tips here. This is just as important when buying a

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Some top tips for making sure you succeed with your home construction plans. Firstly, you should choose the right location and I found some great tips here. This is just as important when buying a

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What Is Piling? A Home Construction Essential

In the world of construction, piling is a very important term.   Piling is a technique used to set a deep foundation for structures. This is an essential part of any construction project. Wood, concrete,

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In the world of construction, piling is a very important term.   Piling is a technique used to set a deep foundation for structures. This is an essential part of any construction project. Wood, concrete,

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Home Construction: Are You Doing It?

With the credit crunch biting at our heels, i am curious to know just how many people are still going ahead with any home renovations and improvements. Our neighbours were due to have a new

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With the credit crunch biting at our heels, i am curious to know just how many people are still going ahead with any home renovations and improvements. Our neighbours were due to have a new

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Bathroom Improvements: Still Important

  As well as undergoing some form of home construction, many people also like to renovate their bathroom.   The bathroom needs to be taken care of, so it is definitely worth investing some time

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  As well as undergoing some form of home construction, many people also like to renovate their bathroom.   The bathroom needs to be taken care of, so it is definitely worth investing some time

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About Child Bedroom Decor

    The back to school period is filled with excitement, shopping and, ultimately, change. As your child prepares for a fun year of learning, consider revamping his or her back to school decor. Why

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    The back to school period is filled with excitement, shopping and, ultimately, change. As your child prepares for a fun year of learning, consider revamping his or her back to school decor. Why

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Miter Returns

Let’s begin with the trim itself. There are many different profiles of trim, and if you can’t find what you’re looking for I guarantee someone can make a shaper knife to cut it for you.

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Let’s begin with the trim itself. There are many different profiles of trim, and if you can’t find what you’re looking for I guarantee someone can make a shaper knife to cut it for you.

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Floor Framing – Part 3

Now that the joists have been placed and nailed we begin the sheathing of the joists. Sheathing will add stability to the joists and allow us to frame walls on top of it.    

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Now that the joists have been placed and nailed we begin the sheathing of the joists. Sheathing will add stability to the joists and allow us to frame walls on top of it.    

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Floor Framing – Part 2

There are many different types of joists available and all of them have their pros and cons. Some factors affecting your decisions will be floor deflection, ease of installation, and workability.   Nominal lumber is

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There are many different types of joists available and all of them have their pros and cons. Some factors affecting your decisions will be floor deflection, ease of installation, and workability.   Nominal lumber is

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