Tips and Ideas from a Toronto Building Pro

Mar 2013

Decking product keeps you dry and makes you look good too!

By Rosario Ungaro

Category: Building Material—Exterior Surfaces—Under surface of deck 

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Feb 2013

Get more value from your deck or patio investment

By Rosario Ungaro

Let’s face it, Toronto can have challenging weather for the patio- and deck-enjoying enthusiast. We usually get to enjoy our patios and decks from May to September, and if we’re lucky, maybe a few days in March, April, and October. To make matters worse, in the precious few months we do have, many days can be rainy and others too hot to be sitting outside unprotected. 

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A word from Rosario…

Our Blog is about sharing some of what we have learned along the way. (Many contractors even call us for ideas or advice.) We hope it is informative and shows our commitment to continuous learning—something we do so we can bring the very latest and best to our customers. 

You've probably heard the phrase: 

"Some people have twenty-five years of experience. Others have one year of experience, twenty-five times over." 

If a contractor doesn't stay up-to-date on the latest building codes, trends, styles, tools, materials, and products, they'll soon find themselves in the latter category. We work hard to make sure that we are not. We regularly talk with our suppliers, go to industry trade shows, and share information and ideas with our peers to make sure that we stay on top of our game and can continue to bring you the very best in building craftsmanship and knowledge.

I welcome the opportunity to chat with you about your next building project.


Rosario Ungaro
Benchmark Building Services Inc.


Relax… we'll build it right!