COLD WEATHER CONSTRUCTION: Five Tips for Building Well
Updated on May 22nd, 2021
I live in Canada, and of course everyone knows Canada is a country that's cold enough to kill you for a good part of...Continue Reading
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PORTABLE GENERATORS FOR OUTDOOR LIVING: Features to Look...
Updated on April 17th, 2021
Do you have outdoor work or recreation planned for this summer I've got some information about portable generators that...Continue Reading
PAINTING ALUMINUM SIDING? How Can I Make 30-Year Old Alu...
Updated on October 10th, 2020
Q: The aluminum siding on my house has growths on it and the paint seems to be rubbing off Other than these problems,...Continue Reading
How to Choose a Backup Generator & Three Options Fo...
Updated on September 19th, 2020
UPDATED 18Sep2020: Want the most economical kind of backup generator to provide power for your home or cottage or...Continue Reading
PORTABLE GARAGE: How to Choose, Erect and Manage a Fabri...
Updated on February 15th, 2021
Sheltered storage space is always in short supply, but as true as this is, it doesn’t mean your machines, equipment...Continue Reading
How to Build a Wheelchair Ramp
Published onAugust 14th, 2020
UPDATED 14Aug2020 + video below: A wheelchair ramp is the single most important feature you can build into your home to...Continue Reading
SEPTIC SYSTEM GONE BAD? Fix It Yourself So Trouble Never...
Updated on March 20th, 2021
June 17, 2011 wasn't a great day at our house That was the day I discovered that my septic system had failed Sewage was...Continue Reading
ASBESTOS SIDING: Is It Safe or Dangerous?
Updated on February 26th, 2021
Every so often I get a homeowner asking me an asbestos siding question that goes something like this It's a good...Continue Reading
Q&A: How Can I Fix the Cracked Parging on My Founda...
Updated on May 2nd, 2020
Q: What's the best way to fix the cracked parging on my house foundation I live in a 13-year-old brick bungalow, with...Continue Reading
TIMBER FRAME DETAILS: Easier Ways to Build With Beautifu...
Updated on April 25th, 2020
UPDATED 23Apr2020 + video below: I live in Canada, and my country probably grows more big trees than any other...Continue Reading