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Lead free vinyl windows and doors.

For many of us it may come as a surprise that many of a vinyl windows and doors may contain lead. Vinyl windows and doors are commonly used by contractors in new constriction and retrofitting. They are practically maintenance free and can be painted or laminated to a variety of colours. Unfortunately early vinyl profiles used to manufacture windows in late 1980’s and beginning of 1990s contained lead. It was used as PVC stabilizer. ... read more home reno tips - read more

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Bathroom Renovation Tips

Preventing a water damage

For the obvious reasons bathrooms are prone to a water damage. Even in a newer construction water damage my accrue due to incorrect fixtures installation, poor workmanship and water leakage. It doesn't take long for a water to penetrate through a subfloor and a ceiling drywall below. Non then less pinpointing a source of leakage might be difficult without farther investigation. The usual weak points are near tub spout, shower valve flange, shower corners or drain to shower liner connection. Although a small leak may seams like a minor imperfection over a time it may grow to a serious issue. ... read more home reno tips - read more

New trends in bathroom renovation

Today’s modern bathroom contains more than just a basic necessities.Days of shallow, steel bathtubs and pink toilets are over (at least for most).New generation of slick bathroom fixtures and accessories is changing the look of our bathrooms.... read more home reno tips - read more

Bathroom Renovation tips - How to build a shower stall ?

Custom shower stalls are usually found in master bathrooms and basement bathrooms.
Building one requires extended knowledge and expertise. In recent years new waterproofing materials and prefabricated shower bases became more popular. Although they are great products a correct installation is crucial to obtain watertightness of a finished shower stall. Concrete boards are mandatory for tiles backing. Marble, granite and travertine tiles are widely used in high end construction. Although they represent great value and prestige some maintenance is required. ... read more home reno tips - read more

Kitchen Renovation Tips

Kitchen Renos - an overview of kitchen countertop options.

Kitchen countertop is a focal point of any kitchen. When planning to renovate a kitchen this is also one of the most important points on a list. Here are the most popular choices:Granite and marble countertops, Laminated, Tiled countertop, Stainless steel, Wooden countertops, Engineered stone, Concrete countertops. ... read more home reno tips - read more

Basement Finishing & Basement Renovation Tips

Basement finishing tips.

When building an addition is not an option and you need a space for a growing family basement finishing is the easiest solution. Most of newly constructed houses come with unfinished basement. In some cases you could have a rough-in bathroom plumbing installed by a builder usually with additional charge. To get the most out of a basement transformation and to obtain some basement fishing ideas you should contact a professional contractor or architect. ... read more home reno tips - read more