DIY Projects

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 […]

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. But before […]

Industrial Design trends take items you’d normally find in any Lumber Yard and re-purpose them with stunning effects. More and more we’re seeing Interior Designers using everyday building materials such as Plywood, Engineered Wood Products and even surplus items like Pallets and incorporating them into homes to provide unique features that become central to the […]

It’s that time of year again. Temperatures are dropping, the wind is blowing, rain and leaves are falling, which means it’s time to act fast to get your home Fall and Winter ready. With these 5 Fall Fix-ups for your Home, you can prevent costly future repairs and start saving money on your energy bills […]

Planning, Demolishing and Building a Deck can be a huge undertaking for anyone – which is why we’ve come up with a handy list of 5 Innovative Tools for Building a Deck to help you get the job done properly. These 5 products are as useful to Contractors (whose job it is to install Decks all year […]

The heatwave continues here in British Columbia, but as those long summer days begin to grow shorter, you can be forgiven for starting to think about your fall wardrobe, pumpkin pie or what to wear for your neighbors Halloween Party. But don’t despair, because there’s still time to create an endless summer with these 5 Creative Deck Lighting […]

As consumers – it’s only natural that we default to the obvious. Large Corporations have the financial resources necessary to┬ádominate advertising in all forms of media, which means our subconscious minds are trained to associate these brands to products we’re shopping for. Choosing to shop with a big box store is no guarantee that you’ll […]