Add an accent for style, but easy does it! With the new composite deck materials being made in so many colours, consider adding an accent colour to your deck to add variety, but don’t overdo […]
InvisiRail Glass Railing Systems—what a find!
InvisiRail Glass Railing Systems are now available through Benchmark Building Services Inc. All you need to do is go into any of your local DIY building stores to be quickly overwhelmed by the plethora of […]
Anatomy of a Well Appointed Composite Deck. Part I
When it comes to a new deck, do you know “best” deck construction practices? You’ve been looking on Houzz.com and you’ve found some great pictures of decks and deck designs that you think will ideally […]
Your Deck is Only as Good as its Foundation.
Supporting your deck properly is key to its structural integrity, durability, and safety. Toronto’s weather and changing seasons are also a factor. The deck/structure has to be protected from frost heaving caused by freezing and […]
Dress Your Deck for Success with Trex
Imagine… There are two distinguished gentlemen standing side-by-side. Both are wearing dark blue suits and similar-looking ties. Yet, you know immediately one looks better than the other. You can’t put your finger on it. The […]
Wood-Alternative Decks Offer The Most Options
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Cover Your Deck with a ShadeFX Retractable Canopy
If you are considering (or have put in) a beautiful outdoor space for your home you know that it can be quite an investment. And, when you take into account the weather and the seasons […]
Pergola and Arbour Kits for DIY Enthusiasts
Whether you hire a professional builder to custom-design a pergola or arbour that ideally suits your unique space, or whether you decide to build one yourself from a DIY kit, an arbour or pergola can […]
If you’re refinishing your basement, this product is for you!
Zip-up Ceiling covers unfinished ceilings. It can be used for both residential and commercial applications. On one of my trade-show trips I met the guys selling a product called Zip-Up Ceiling®. They are great guys […]