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March eNews - Lumber One

March 4, 2015

March - Spring Projects With the winter not quite out of sight, March is a great time to start planning spring projects. Perhaps there's a home show in your area to inspire ideas. Here are a few tips to get you started: Decide the purpose of your renovation. Is it geared toward maintenance, investment in your home or comfort? Discover new ideas. Websites like Pinterest and Houzz can open your mind to innovative concepts. Determine the scope and fin...

February eNews - Lumber One

February 10, 2015

Baby, it’s cold outside… Stay warm inside. After a mild and damp Christmas — with a record-breaking highs as far north as Churchill, Manitoba mid-December – we’re now into the deep freeze in many parts of the country. Checklist to keep your home cozy: • Check the seals. Dow GREATSTUFF is an easy-to-use polyurethane foam sealant.• Remove deep snow from the roof to prevent damage. Garant has a roof rak...

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February 3, 2015

Link to: Current Weather Conditions Transfer Station Hours Snowmobile Trail Conditions  ...

Top 10 Renovations in Canada

January 14, 2015

Bathroom renovations were the No. 1 home fix in 2014, topping the list in five provinces, according to a survey by a national contractor referral website. The top 10, as listed by TrustedPros, were Bathrooms Basements Decks Roofs Kitchens Painting Floors Landscaping Windows Home additions   Bathrooms topped the renovation desires of people in Nova Scoti...

November eNews - Lumber One

November 10, 2014

Blown, Batt, Blanket, Spray & Rigid… Types of Insulation and their uses: There are four basic types of insulation: loose fill, batts and blankets, rigid board and spray foam. The most appropriate type of insulation to use will vary based on the type of construction, the extent of the rehabilitation planned and applicable code requirements. ...

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Autumn is a great time for you or your homeowner clients to do annual maintenance and get ready for winter. Outdoor Maintenance...

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Last month, theĀ International Construction Measurement Standards CoalitionĀ (ICMSC) launched the International Construction Measurement...

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September 11, 2017

Let the light in New windows are an excellent way for your clients to improve energy efficiency and enhance the look of their homes....

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