DIY Projects

Performing effective paint touch-ups can be difficult and in some cases impossible. The reason why quality touch-up work is so difficult to achieve is due to a discrepancy in the porosity of the substrate and the existing coating. Any freshly damaged areas will absorb the touch-up coat at a different rate than the surrounding areas that […]

Trex Select Railing is a luxurious-yet-affordable railing solution that offers an easy installation process that’s perfect for the DIY’er. Singular top and bottom rail shapes and square balusters keep things tidy, and the Classic White colour works with any Trex Deck design. It’s easy to install Trex Select composite deck railing. Learn how with this helpful […]

Choosing the right paint colour for your walls and mouldings is a big decision. It has to match your furniture, doors, decor, style, flooring and other rooms in the home. You don’t want to put all that effort into painting, only to realise, you chose the wrong colour! How can we make this decision easier […]

Spring is in the air and you’re probably noticing a range of Spring Cleaning tasks that you’ll need to undertake to keep your home in tip-top shape. One area of the home that requires some regular checks and ongoing maintenance is your roof. Whether you have Asphalt Shingles, Cedar or Metal Roofing, leaves, moss and […]

Take the guesswork out of finding the right colour with PPG Pittsburgh Paint Colour Visualizer. Follow these simple steps and you’ll be ready to paint in no time! You can even upload photo’s of your own rooms and pick from over 2,000 glorious paint colours! FEATURES Upload a photo and paint your own room Upload a photo and colour […]

Does this look familiar to you? Broken fence, rotten, wind damaged fence posts? You may want to repair it or save time and effort building a brand new fence. In both instances, Sika Post Fix is the product that fundamentally changes the way people can install or repair their fence. Sika Post Fix is a two-part, […]

Drywall is the most common interior wall surfacing material used in modern construction. Despite its prevalence in the construction industry, achieving an even and uniform finish when painting new drywall can be difficult. This is mostly due to a difference in texture and porosity between the paper surface and the joint filling compound used. Repairs […]

Are you a Do-It-Yourself renovator with an eye for Deck Design? Planning on saving on costly contractor fees by gettin’ er done yourself? If you answered YES to both of these questions, then we strongly advise you spend an hour or so reading through this extremely useful Deck Connector and Fastening Guide from industry specialists Simpson Strong-Tie. The Deck […]

We’ve seen some amazing wood projects, but this is quite incredible. A roadworthy VW Beetle, made out of Oak. Bosnian septuagenarian Momir Bojic (71), spent 2 painstaking years, crafting a completely wooden Volkswagen Beetle from over 50,000 pieces of hand-carved Oak. Aside from the engine, every external detail of the fully-functioning automobile is made out of […]

Fall and Winter months represent the best time of year to tackle interior projects and adding fresh paint to brighten up your decor can breath new life into your home. Colour is the one design element that can completely transform a room and is also the least expensive and easiest way to refresh a space. Before you […]