• Three Interior Accents Where Masonry Works Well

    1 April 2016

    If you're a homeowner who's hoping to jazz up the interior of your home with some fresh accents, you could find that old-fashioned brick or brick veneer is the key. Masons can create some lovely, stately brick highlights that make your home look cozy, modern, and elegant. Three places in particular in the home work well when created with brick or brick veneers. Backsplashes The back wall behind the stove in your home doesn't have to be left as barely painted drywall or tile.

  • 3 Things To Keep In Mind When Designing Your New Porch

    16 February 2016

    If you want to upgrade your porch this spring, and are currently in the design process, make sure that you keep these four things in mind while creating your porch design.  #1 Think About How You Want To Use The Space The first thing you need to do is really think about how you want to use the space throughout the year. A porch can serve a lot of different purposes and once you narrow down the purposes you would like your porch to serve, you'll be able to move forward with the design process.

  • Protecting Your Home From Trespassers

    3 January 2016

    If you are looking for a good way to protect your property from trespassers and possible burglars, then you should consider having a fence installed. Fences do a great job of keeping your home safe for a couple different reasons. They make it harder for a person to get into your yard when the gate is kept locked. They also show that you have a clearly defined border and make it obvious that you don't want people walking in your yard without permission.

  • Even Without Flood Insurance, It Pays To Hire A Professional Disaster Restoration Crew To Clean Up Your Home

    10 November 2015

    To save your home, you must do deep, detailed cleaning and disinfection after a heavy flood or other significant water event damages your home. While homes in Canada are more at risk from water damage than from fires, you may not have adequate insurance coverage to help offset the costs of hiring a disaster restoration company after a flood. There are good reasons to call in experts, even if your insurance won't help pay the expense of recovery work.

  • 4 Signs It's Time For Garage Door Repair

    1 October 2015

    You rely on your garage door and opener daily to provide security to your home and house your vehicles away from damaging exterior elements. Over time, however, the components that operate your garage door can become worn and/or damaged. Aside from the obvious signs of a problem, such as a door that won't open or close at all, there are some other less-obvious signs you'll want to be on the lookout for that could indicate the need for professional service.