How-To Videos

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 […]

From contemporary to classic, Masonite’s extensive collection of interior doors can meet your unique style and transform your home. Here’s everything you need to know to install a Masonite flat-jamb pre-hung interior door, including tools, step-by-step instructions, and more.   Before you begin: Read the Installation Instructions! Gather all Hardware & Tools (see below) Remember […]

ROXUL COMFORTBOARD ™ 80 is a rigid mineral wool insulation sheathing board that is designed to be fastened to exterior wall studs to improve thermal performance to the building envelope. Advanced technologies make ROXUL COMFORTBOARD a non-combustible, water repellent, fire resistant and sound absorbent insulation product suited to modern building techniques. City of Vancouver Building Code has […]

With the arrival of Fall – it’s time to start preparing your home for cold and wet weather. Plugging holes in leaking concrete, or cracks in walls can save you money on expensive repairs – or make your home more energy efficient. Learn about Concrete Repair with advice from the experts at Basalite Concrete STEP 1 […]

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, […]

See how Penofin Hardwood Oil brings this Southern California Ipe hardwood deck to life! Easy to apply and maintain, Penofin’s unique formula is designed specifically to enhance the grain and natural rich colour of hardwoods like Ipe, Tigerwood, Batu, Teak, Mahogany, and many other hardwood species. Only Penofin’s Hardwood Oil can penetrate dense hardwoods that need […]

In this how-to feature, we’re going to show you how easy it is to install Shantex Deck Tiles. This system is designed for DIY homeowner installation and as you’ll see from the videos below – installation really is a snap! Shantex Deck Tiles can be installed on top of any existing surfaces such as wood decks, vinyl […]

Finding a cost-effective solution for how to waterproof a deck in order to provide a usable outdoor living space underneath has long been an often expensive problem. Traditionally – Vinyl Decking has been the solution, but what if you want a more attractive product on your decking surface, like Exotic Hardwood or Composites like Trex? Well […]