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PRICE INCREASE

PRICE INCREASE To all of our followers and highly valued customers, we'd like to let you know that there will be a price increase happening on the 1st of December 2016. This will obviously affect any quotations or pricing we have previously submitted. Be sure to get your building project on the roll, especially if…
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10 Cutting-edge, Energy-efficient Building Materials

10 Cutting-edge, Energy-efficient Building Materials   The drive for energy-efficient building comes down to a quest for the so-called tight envelope. In builder lingo, the better a structure keeps out the wind and the rain, the tighter its envelope.   And if you can achieve that tight envelope while using some kind of renewable, recycled…
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6 ways to colour concrete

6 ways to colour concrete By Prosoco   Grey concrete floors can be gorgeous, but aren't the only colour choice. A pearly grey polished concrete floor can be a thing of beauty. But the days of grey-only for concrete floors are long gone. Now, the colour choices for concrete are unlimited as dreams and imagination.…
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Trend Alert: Planked Wood Ceiling

Trend Alert: Planked Wood Ceiling Wendy Hyde   What is a ceiling? Is it simply a roof over our heads, so to speak? The answer to that question by designers is increasingly "no!" A ceiling really can be a fifth wall. And that opens up endless possibilities for interesting treatments.   One of the ceiling…
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Ten Steps to Select the Right Builder for Your Needs

Ten Steps to Select the Right Builder for Your Needs By Jay McKenzie   BuilderSelecting the right builder for your needs is easy with these 10 steps. Selecting the right home building firm for your needs and for the type of new home you seek is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in…
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Make Porch Column Bases from Pressure Treated Lumber

Make Porch Column Bases from Pressure Treated Lumber…Save Money & Learn Carpentry!!   Porch Column Base Construction After swallowing my fear I decided to give it a shot and build our own porch column bases out of pressure treated lumber. It’s amazing how cheap you can construct stuff with a little know-how and some tools.…
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