Tips and Ideas from a Toronto Building Pro

Nov 2015

Basements are an opportunity to add something great to your home.

By Rosario Ungaro

Whether your current basement is finished or not, if you are not currently using it you have an opportunity to add living space, utility, enjoyment, and possibly even additional income, to your home.  

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Sep 2013

Discover your home's hidden potential—your basement

By Rosario Ungaro

Basement ideasWe’ve all heard that saying about not being able to see the forest for the trees. When you think of your home’s potential, do you see what’s possible; are you seeing the potential already in your home? 

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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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