“Airik showed Cindy and I some photos of decks that his company had completed in the past and we were very impressed. We had come up with our own deck design, but throughout the building process we were able to make some adjustments to the original plans, which included the addition of a 10 by 14 foot Gazebo.
Of course not all the houses are old. Some customers want a new appearance, as was the case with the owners of a traditional 1970s bungalow. That transformation was achieved by installing white oak siding which complemented the existing red entry door, Larry says.
When you think about autumn in Ontario, you almost definitely think about the stunning sights of fall leaves. Here in Wellington and Dufferin County, we are particularly lucky to have easy access to stunning escarpment vistas including Hockley Valley. As such, it’s understandable that you may be looking for new ways to add some breathtaking colour to your own yard.
There’s a patio I frequent in the summer with a group of friends, in the middle there is a large tree, and when the sun sets, they flick a switch and light up the space with beautiful lights, dancing through the branches of the tree. It’s such a simple thing, but that little touch truly transforms the space into something, well, a little magical. The best part is, it’s a little thing that can be added to any space to really amplify it. There is no space that can’t be improved with the right lighting – the question just becomes what is the right lighting?
Before you even start shopping you need to know where your baskets are going! Just like people, some plants thrive in the bright warm summer sun and others wilt. The good news is that it doesn’t matter if your patio is a sun paradise or a shady oasis, LitteTree can provide you with a basket mix that will be suited for either.
Guelph Build Supply: The company offers a plethora of products and is always looking for new and innovative materials to meet their customer’s needs. One such example of this would be Porcea Stone, North America’s leading manufacturer and wholesaler of outdoor porcelain pavers, that are designed in Italy.
Once upon a time, people could beat the city heat by escaping to their summer cottages. With meteoric rises in real estate prices, purchasing a second property is way out of reach for most folks. That cottage might be your “secondary residence,” but it is still property that needs to be maintained and great chunks of vacation time are spent working on the place.
Located in the heart of the Niagara Escarpment, the Belfountain Conservation Area (also known affectionately as “Mack’s Park”) sits on the eastern edge of the cozy hamlet of Belfountain and the Park and was designated by the Town of Caledon as a heritage property in December 2020.
Sepia-toned photographs taken in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries of Orangeville’s bustling downtown street of Broadway convey an image of a lively, picturesque street comprised of grand facades, second story balconies, expansive windows, and decorative wood pieces.
Farmer turned contractor Brett Allen has also cultivated a familiarity with the different and varying soil conditions throughout Wellington County.
That awareness is very useful in his role as the co-owner and hands/on operator of Postech Wellington. His partner Graham Wilkin purchased the franchise four years ago and then asked him to be a partner.
Porches were once a standard element on many Canadian homes because they enabled the occupants to enjoy sitting outdoors, while fully protected from the elements.
Now they are making a comeback of sorts; not that they ever entirely disappeared but there has been a revival and a renewed interest in this architectural and artistic feature on century homes in the Orangeville area.
Despite the fact that we spend half of our year covered in ice and snow, we Canadians, on average, still hold that deep desire to cut loose, and lounge beside our own personal pool side, free of charge, once summer hits.
Three generations and three decades built on high standards, quality products, knowledgeable staff, and a “customer first” philosophy, is what the Niezen family is all about. This year the family is celebrating over 17 years since they opened the doors of their Guelph, ON location, Guelph Building Supply.
People have pools installed on their property for several reasons; not the least of which are the exercise benefits of a good swim and/or the psychological benefits of retreating to that special space after undergoing the rigours of everyday life. To achieve optimal results when installing a pool, it is wise to call in professionals. Their experienced eye and expertise in landscape architecture and pool design and construction allows...
New grass turf being installed in a garden. Sometimes we look out on that expanse of terrain we call our yard and shake our heads. Regardless of what we do, that grass insists on being brown, instead of green. Those weeds we drove off our property have launched a counterattack and reclaimed their turf. Our dreams of “splendor in the grass” have turned into nightmares of despair in the dirt. It is time to dig it up and start over. That...