Building a New Home

About Me
Building a New Home

If you plan to build a new home, you will no doubt have lots of questions about how best to proceed. I am here to help you to understand the different things you need to consider when planning and constructing a new property. I don't work in the construction industry but last year, I successfully built a new property using a team of construction contractors. The contractors were real professionals who worked quickly and to a very high standard. They were very kind to me and took the time to explain exactly what they were doing at each stage of the construction job.


When Do You Need a Lot Line Survey?

30 August 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Very few homeowners think carefully about the real boundaries to their property. They move in and assume that the existing fences mark the boundary to their home. Unfortunately, problems arise when they add something to their homes, such as a garage or a deck, and a neighbour complains that someone is encroaching on their property. Fortunately, these are disputes which can easily be solved by the municipal council by carrying out a lot line survey. Read More …

A simple 5-step process for successful residential demolition

23 July 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you're looking to bring down your residential structure for any reason, you'll have to follow a series of steps aimed at ensuring a safe and efficient demolition process. Your contractor will help you plan for these steps, as they have experience in strategically demolishing many different types of structures. Having a specific process in place ensures that all stakeholders adhere to the highest standards of safety and environmental guidelines. Most residential demolitions will proceed in accordance with the 5 steps outlined below. Read More …

Three Primary Considerations for Residential Tennis Court Construction

8 July 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Whether you are a tennis newbie or an avid player, if you want the convenience of playing tennis at your own home, you may be seriously thinking of opting for tennis court construction. A tennis court is a great investment for your residence since it will automatically raise the value of your property while simultaneously proving you with a great place to entertain guests over a match. Nonetheless, choosing to construct a tennis court is not merely about having the money and hiring contractors. Read More …

Skylight Window Installation: What to Know Before Soaking a Room in Natural Light

19 June 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Renovating your home? Is it located in an area that receives plenty of sunshine throughout the year or for the most part of it? Installing skylight windows is an excellent way to light up your interior living space and reduce energy costs. Plus, it allows you to enjoy the magnificent views of the skies without going outside! But adding skylight windows isn't as easy as selecting just any random skylights and fitting them anywhere in the roof of your house. Read More …

6 Reasons You Should Choose Metal Roofing For Your Home

22 May 2019
 Categories: , Blog

The roof is one of the most important investments you'll make for your home. You will need to consider factors like climate, budget, aesthetics and other needs when choosing a roof. Metal roofs provide your home with superior protection at a fair and attractive price. Here are six reasons you should choose metal roofing for your home.  1. Minimal Maintenance While roofs like asphalt roofs require constant maintenance to allow them to go for a few decades without repair, metal roofs require very little maintenance to last for decades. Read More …