Tips and Ideas from a Toronto Building Pro

May 2014

Seven Hot Deck and Backyard Design Trends for 2014

By Rosario Ungaro

Composites decking is a current trend.I was curious to see whether what I was recommending and suggesting to my clients as the current trends for 2014 matched what my colleagues were saying. The great thing about the Internet is that it was really easy to find out. Within minutes I was able to find out that I was at—or even ahead of—the curve. 

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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.


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