Category: Carpentry & Woodworking

A delightful She-Shed - or Scriptorium - for writing by Shed Solutions of Calgary

Top 22 Search Terms. What Are Users Looking for This Month? Roofs, Handymen and, of course, Plumbers.

It’s spring, and our users are fixing up their houses. We thought we’d show you what people have been searching for on our site for the last month to give you an idea of how consumers are using our site.

/ May 12, 2009

My Spring Renovation – Part II – Planning

“I love deadlines. Especially the whooshing sound they make as they pass by.” – Douglas Adams This is Part II of My Spring Renovation. If you missed Part II you can read it here. With our kitchen plans more musings than reality, my wife and I set to put our...

/ April 17, 2009

The things you learn when your house breaks down…

When I moved into our newly constructed house there was a naive side of me that expected everything to work perfectly for at least the first five years. In hindsight, it seems to me that the best house to move into is a four to six year old home, after all the kinks have been...

/ January 20, 2009
A delightful She-Shed - or Scriptorium - for writing by Shed Solutions of Calgary

Eco-Friendly Building Materials

By Kelly Turnbull Sacchidananda Design Solutions There is no doubt about it; everyone wants to be more environmentally responsible. However, going green can be a little overwhelming. The best advice I can give is to pick your battles. You don’t have to save the world all at once.  Just a...

/ November 24, 2008

Staining Your Deck On The Long Weekend?

The long weekend is the usual “open the garden for summer” weekend. We like to think we’re going to relax but let’s face it, whether you’re opening the cottage or staying home and using the backyard, it is, more often than not, a work weekend. We clean barbeques, windows, lawn...

/ May 14, 2008

Home Maintenance, Local Workshops

This is the time of year when workshops on every sort of home-maintenance related subject abound around the city. Whether you’re interested in installing solar panels on your roof, or planting an edible garden, communities and stores in and around the city host several different kinds of workshops. Here are...

/ April 24, 2008