All posts by David Bounsall

Deck maintenance by Beaver Brothers of Richmond Hill

Summer Deck Maintenance

Decks go through a lot throughout the year. In winter and autumn, they’re subject to harsh Canadian winter, and in the spring and summer, they’re packed full with friends and family enjoying the warm weather and good times. This means they need to be properly maintained so that they can...

/ May 18, 2016
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Nancy Peterson ranks No. 45 on the PROFIT and Canadian Business W100 List

Nancy Peterson makes the W100 list for a fifth consecutive year  — PROFIT and Canadian Business unveil 18th annual list of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs – Toronto, ON (May 16, 2016)  PROFIT and Canadian Business today ranked Nancy Peterson No. 45 on the 18th annual W100 list of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs....

/ May 16, 2016
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Deck Repair vs. Deck Replacement

A beautiful hardwood deck helps you enjoy outdoor living, mere steps outside your back door. And in the evening, it connects the warm comfort inside your home to the cool serenity of your backyard. Eventually, deck repair will be required, from cosmetic to structural. Fortunately, most deck problems are not structural...

/ May 11, 2016
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Home Renovation Survival Guide – Five things to expect AFTER your home reno

Finally, at long last your home reno is finished … or is it? Here are five things to consider as your project is winding down. 1. Finishing touches Sometimes the small touches and minor details can make or break the ‘look & feel’ of a renovation. HGTV provides photos of...

/ April 28, 2016
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Home Renovation Survival Guide – The Permit

Renovating your home often requires a permit, but where to begin? Here are the five W’s (actually six) you should ask yourself before your reno begins. 1. Why get a permit? As more Canadians renovate their homes, many are forgetting the building permit, and are breaking the law in the process. More importantly, personal...

/ April 11, 2016
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Home Renovation Survival Guide – 10 things to expect DURING your renovation

The plans are approved, the contract is signed and work on your home renovation is about to begin. But you’re nervously waiting for the demolition to start and the dust to start flying – literally! Here are 10 things to expect during the renovation that can allay your fears and...

/ April 11, 2016