How To Find The Right Level Of Insulation For Your Home

Insulation is priceless when it comes to keeping your property comfortable. A well insulated property will use less electricity and be less reliant on the heating and air conditioning systems. Some people re-insulate their walls because they want to reduce their carbon footprint and make their property more eco-friendly. Others add insulation to their property simply because they want to save a little money on their utility bills. This article will explain the recommended levels of insulation for homes in Canada. Read More 

Get Your Back Yard Ready For Summer

You might be looking at snow right outside your window and it's hard to visualize anything green, but spring and summer really are right around the corner! By following these steps, you can prepare now to have a beautiful back yard. The first thing to do is to get paper and a pencil out and do a rough draft of what you want in your back yard. Consider three major areas. Read More 

2 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Attempting To Stain Aging Concrete

The Internet is filled with do-it-yourself tutorials showing beautifully stained concrete patios, driveways and walkways. You don't have any experience with this type of project but think, "How hard could it be?" The answer is that the work itself isn't necessarily hard – it's the prep work that requires the most attention. This holds particularly true if you're doing the staining as concrete repair for an aging slab. Here are two key questions you need to ask yourself before you undertake a concrete staining project. Read More 

Why You Should Consider Hiring A Metal Works Firm To Help Your Construction Business

Landing a major project for your construction company can make you and the rest of your employees feel amazing. You now know that everyone will have work to do and paychecks to collect for the next so many weeks or months. But what happens if that big project ends up being larger than originally anticipated and now includes some major metal fabrication needs? If you don't have the staff, how will you get the job done? Read More 

Drainage Ditches And You: Why You Want To Hire A Plumbing Company To Move Water Away From Your Home

Drainage ditches, especially those outfitted with underground pipe systems, are very effective at keeping your home's foundation dry. If you live in a remote area in Canada, it is necessary that you have a way to drain water away from your property because there are no sewer systems to help you. Whether you live in an older home or are considering new home construction, here are some more reasons and benefits to install drain pipes and dig drainage ditches. Read More