Transform Your Patio into an Oasis

The backyard is a place to relax in the summer. But if there are areas of your outdoor living space such as the patio or the deck that you are avoiding for whatever reason – lack of privacy, old outdoor… Read More »

Add an Outdoor Kitchen to Your Backyard

Outdoor kitchens have become one of the most popular summer home improvements because they can significantly increase a home’s resale value. There are several other benefits to building an outdoor kitchen, including: it extends your living space; improves your quality… Read More »

How to Create Shade in Your Backyard

A backyard is meant to be enjoyed. But what if your outdoor living areas gets too much sunlight for most of the day? When the backyard is exposed to the sun, it can be difficult to relax or play outside… Read More »

Add a Gazebo to Your Backyard

Adding a gazebo to your backyard this summer is one of many home improvements that can increase the enjoyment of your outdoor spaces and your property’s resale value. It’s a great alternative for homeowners who would like a deck but… Read More »

Things You can do for Instant Curb Appeal

While curb appeal is typically associated with putting a house on the market and the home’s resale value, many homeowners are discovering that it is important in general to have their property always looking its best. It goes beyond your… Read More »

Deck Safety Tips

A deck makes your backyard more enjoyable. But like your gutters or siding, it should be inspected at least once a year to ensure deck components such as flashing, fasteners, boards, and railings are in good shape. Here are some… Read More »

Ways to Add Privacy to Your Backyard

Do you feel like you’re on stage performing for the neighbours every time you fire up the BBQ or spend time kicking a soccer ball around with the kids? When someone has a clear view into your back yard or… Read More »

Adding a Deck to Your Backyard

Building a deck in your backyard is one of the most popular home improvements homeowners make to get the most out of summer and to increase resale value. It gives you a better view of the backyard; there’s another “room”… Read More »

What Type of Shed Should You Buy?

You’re all set to clean the gutters or get started on another backyard maintenance chore that’s on your to-do list, but the ladder is in the basement, the trash bags are under the kitchen sink, and your work gloves and… Read More »

Summer Curb Appeal Tips

Curb appeal isn’t just about real estate value. Whether entering from the backyard or through the front door, returning to a home that’s visually appealing is deeply rewarding. Here are a few summer curb appeal tips that will increase your… Read More »