4 Essential Reasons to Use Stain on Exterior Wood

4 Essential Reasons to Use Stain on Exterior Wood

4 Essential Reasons to Use Stain on Exterior Wood If you are planning on using lumber for any exterior construction projects there are a few good reasons to consider adding an attractive and protective wood stain. It may seem that this step is superfluous and only for...
5 Deck Trends to Follow in 2019

5 Deck Trends to Follow in 2019

5 Deck Trends to Follow In 2019 Composite decking and deck railing are still on top of consumer preferences for 2019. This market segment is constantly growing at a rate of 5% per year. Most homeowners consider a deck as a valuable addition to their property. A...
What To Know About IPE wood

What To Know About IPE wood

One of the prized natural building materials is woods.  That’s because the highly available wood is naturally beautiful with its structural characteristics.  Of the commonly used woods, Ipe is special.  It’s excellent for exterior projects due to the superior way it...
10 Facts About Composite Decking

10 Facts About Composite Decking

10 Facts About Composite Decking There is nothing quite as all-Canadian as the deck on a home. That is where the grill is going, the kids play, and summer always seems to linger a bit longer. The wooden deck attached to a home became a status symbol in the fifties,...
5 Trends In Deck Building To Keep In Mind for 2018

5 Trends In Deck Building To Keep In Mind for 2018

5 Trends In Deck Building To Keep In Mind for 2018 Homeowners in Toronto and in other parts of Canada want their outdoor living areas to be personalized. This is true now as it’s always been. With the winter months ending and the spring coming, now’s the...
The Advantages Of Building A Carport Instead Of A Garage

The Advantages Of Building A Carport Instead Of A Garage

  The Advantages Of Building A Carport Instead Of A Garage in Toronto If you’ve been thinking of building a garage, stop and think about it for a second! You might be far better served by a carport instead. Consider the following: If you car about your...
Deck Construction Design Considerations in Toronto

Deck Construction Design Considerations in Toronto

Deck Construction Design Considerations in Toronto The cold days in Toronto are gone – for the time being at least. Summer is here and, I’m betting that the warmer temperatures, visible lawns, and occasional bouts of sunshine have a lot of homeowners...
A Guide To Toronto Architecture

A Guide To Toronto Architecture

At 180 years old in the year of 2014, Toronto is a fairly young city. However, it still features very diverse architecture. The thing that is most impressive about this is how compatible the old architecture of the city is with the new. Toronto has many restored...
Facts about Staining and Painting of Wood Fence

Facts about Staining and Painting of Wood Fence

Wooden fences can be expensive and also be a lot of work to install. However, a good looking fence is vital as it can increase the value of your property by thousands of dollars. On the other hand, a poorly maintained one can decrease the value of your property. That...
Importance of Maintaining Decks and Porches

Importance of Maintaining Decks and Porches

While log home owners in Ontario enjoy living within the beauty and warmth of their wooden homes, many also enjoy outdoor living which is why a large number of log homes are designed and built to accommodate porches and decks. It is evenly important to take the same...