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Contractors Corner: Deck Talk with Dave

Contractors Corner: Deck Talk with Dave

Summer seems like it has finally arrived and if you are like me, you love to spend a lot of time on your deck, enjoying the weather and some quality time with friends and family. To truly enjoy your deck, you need to make sure that it is safe while still looking good. A thorough

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Know Your Home

Peterborough Certified Home Inspections Spring is the perfect time to think about your home and cottage. Ongoing visual inspections can help identify issues as they arise. The prevention and repairs of problems as they start, allows the homeowner to maximize the life expectancy of the systems that make it your home. You don’t need any

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Cabin Couture With Interior Designers Wendy Snelgrove & Hilary Ramsay

Wendy Snelgrove is a Designer based out of Haliburton, ON.  She has navigated the field of Interior Design for clients since 1999 when she moved to the area with her husband and four children.  Her solid relationships with trades, suppliers and manufacturers are the success of her ability to manoeuvre the hurdles of new builds,

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Sunny Days: Canadian Made for our Canadian Climate

There is nothing more relaxing than sitting outdoors, enjoying the sights and sounds of spring and summer. Take away the bugs, the rain, and the heat. If you have been dreaming of the perfect oasis in which to enjoy those sights and sounds, now is the perfect time to plan a sunroom. With the right

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Green Friendly Metal Roofing and Metal Roof Shingles

When considering the best roofing choice for your home you need to take a few factors into consideration. Your roof should be able to withstand the Canadian climate (hot summers and blistering cold winters) and prevent small animals from entering your residence. Also, you need to find the best roofing quality for the best price.

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Up to $5000 in Window Rebates

That sounds too good to be true! “It’s a typical reaction that we get from homeowners and cottage owners that hear about the new Green Ontario Fund rebate program for the first time, and with good reason”, says Wayne McNelly, General Manager of Nortech Windows. “This government fund offers significantly higher rebates that previous renovation

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Curb Appeal and Your Home’s Value

Spring is here, and now is the perfect time if you have been considering an update to the look of your garage.  Curb appeal can definitely add to the value of your home. Consider updating your overhead door, a pretty simple upgrade, with numerous options available on the market. With a garage door offered to

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Easy Ways to Enhance a Rustic Theme

Creating an uncomplicated, attractive atmosphere for your home is as easy as using natural materials and a simple design that recalls past eras yet suits the needs of today’s lifestyle. A rustic theme can satisfy both requirements, without the need for a sizeable decorating budget. Rural components are available in a variety of venues, but

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