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How to Protect Your Ottawa Wood Fence This Winter

Winter brings many things to Ottawa – including numerous threats to your wood fence.  Harsh Ottawa winters can put the final nail in the coffin of your aging fence or significantly impact the life of your new fence. The impacts from snow, ice, and wind can be mitigated with a few steps to protect your […]

It’s Not Too Late… Fall Is a Great Time to Build an Ottawa Deck

Winterize your car… check.  Have your furnace serviced… check.  Make your winter vacation plans… check. Store your patio and deck furniture… check. All these preparations for winter and you’ve probably forgotten one very important fact of life… time flies.  Before you know it, Spring will be here again. Wouldn’t it be great if you had […]

Ottawa: Decks with Low-to-No Maintenance Required

Whether you’re gearing up to rehab an existing deck or build a new one, one thing you won’t find yourself short on is quality, low-to-no maintenance decking materials here in Ottawa. From durable natural woods, such as Cedar to some of the engineered board material such as VEKADeck, your choice of material is an important […]

Relaxing on Your New Deck in Ottawa is Closer Than You Think

Whether you are seeking solitude or a great place to entertain friends and family, adding a deck or extending an existing deck is a great way to enjoy the natural wonders of Ottawa and extend your home’s living space.  Adding a deck to your home becomes even more attractive, when you think of what that […]

Attention Ottawa Homeowners: Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

In Ottawa we are, more often than not, kind to our neighbors, but Robert Frost may have been on to something when he said, “good fences make good neighbors.” A fence can add beauty, dimension and security to your Ottawa home and yard. A solid fence can also create a safe haven for kids and […]