A Stress Free Renovation
Sep04

A Stress Free Renovation

We all know someone who can tell you a nightmarish story about a renovation project gone wrong. Sometimes it is was a contractor who was grossly over budget, or produced a substandard quality of work, or it could be a project that took weeks or months longer to complete than expected. Sadly, these incidents occur on a regular basis for many trusting and unsuspecting homeowners who hire contractors to complete renovations to their...

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Happy Motoring This Winter
Sep04

Happy Motoring This Winter

We instinctively transform ourselves when summer turns into winter. We trade in our t-shirts and Bermuda shorts for parkas and heavy jeans and we might switch from a diet of fruit salad to that of beef stew. It makes sense that your automobile be given the same consideration. It is wise to have an expert check out and troubleshoot your vehicle prior to the onslaught of winter. Not only are experienced, reputable auto specialists able...

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ASK THE EXPERT: Landscape Architect
Sep04

ASK THE EXPERT: Landscape Architect

Phased Landscape Construction – Planning Your Backyard Oasis The single biggest mistake people make when planning their outdoor space is NOT HAVING A PLAN! Even if you are unable to afford to complete the entire project right away, having a plan for phased landscape construction will ensure that, in the end, you have a cohesive backyard retreat that checks all the boxes for a desirable outdoor living space. A three-year plan is...

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Create a Unique Personality for Your Home’s Entrance
Sep04

Create a Unique Personality for Your Home’s Entrance

First impressions matter – especially your home’s entrance. No wonder we invest such love and planning into our garage doors. Fortunately, when garage doors are a local family business, like All Mont Garage Doors in Orangeville, you can count on a long-standing commitment to workmanship and taste. Leading a 36-year tradition, All Mont Garage Doors, owned by Frank Eichhorn, Marco Eichhorn and Brenda Holmes, is known for diverse...

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Need Roof Work? Check Out These Tips First
Jun04

Need Roof Work? Check Out These Tips First

Everyone is familiar with the three essentials of life – clothes on your back, food in your belly and a roof over your head. First and foremost, the clothing needs to be durable to protect your body from the elements. The food needs to be nutritious to protect you from elemental disease and starvation. The roof needs to be sturdy and well maintained to protect you and your belongings from the elements. As far as the third...

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BUSINESS PROFILE: Alton Greenhouses and Garden Centre
Jun03

BUSINESS PROFILE: Alton Greenhouses and Garden Centre

With the cold grip of winter finally behind us, we begin to look forward to the rejuvenating warmth and comfort of the summer sunshine.  We think of lazy afternoons in the garden, drinking lemonade and tending to our little nurseries at a leisurely pace. We imagine things like trail walks, patio BBQs and lush gardens brimming with beautiful fragrant foliage. We look to the garden centers to help us fill our yards with a colourful...

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BUSINESS PROFILE – Allto Construction
Jun03

BUSINESS PROFILE – Allto Construction

When any company starts out, it will present its reason for existence, its perceived market and its vision for the future. There is really only one factor that will decide whether that plan is correct … and that factor is time. Only time will tell if the company will be stable enough to reach its revenue and market potential. Happy 50th Anniversary Allto Construction. You have stood the test of time! In 1969, Larry Acchione, along...

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ASK THE LANDSCAPE EXPERT: Pet-Centric Gardens
Jun03

ASK THE LANDSCAPE EXPERT: Pet-Centric Gardens

His name was Shiloh. A beautiful, gentle Australian Shepherd who gave Paul Brydges and his family all of his love for 16 years. While sweet Shiloh is no longer with us, he is definitely an inspiration when Paul Brydges works his landscape designs where the family pet is very much a considered client. Having and maintaining a beautiful garden while the pets are playing and running through it can definitely be a challenge. So when...

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Creating a Cohesive and Accessible Space
Jun03

Creating a Cohesive and Accessible Space

Tumber Landscape Design & Build is a landscape company founded in 1976. Since its beginning, Tumber has prided itself on uncompromising dedication to its craft and clients’ needs. Recently they took on a project that allowed them to demonstrate their creativity while at the same time conceptualizing and constructing a space that met the needs and wants of their client. The property was an old, beautiful, Victorian farm with a...

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