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Want to Build a New Home?

Building a new home can be a daunting process. Here are some of the key components to consider when tackling this project: 1. Location: The first thing to consider will be the location of the home. This will be affected by your lifestyle as well as your budget. Do you want some space in the countryside or a town lot that will require limited maintenance? The location chosen will have an impact on the budget as there are different rates for development

Gain Useful Living Space with Basement Remodeling

Many homes in Toronto, ON have at least a partial basement, yet most go unused for anything more than the storage of a few items that can handle the conditions there. If you have considered selling to buy a bigger home, you may be able to avoid that with basement remodeling. Taking the space you already have and making it useable can be a far better option than relocating. Consider all the ways you could use some extra living

Love Your Neighbourhood, but Not Your House? Complete Home Renovations Can Help!

Perhaps the home you purchased all those years ago was a dream home to you then, but time has a way of changing our perspective as well as our needs. If your home just isn’t your dream home anymore, but you don’t really want to go through the trouble of selling and relocating, consider complete home renovations instead. There are a number of reasons why this is the preferred way to go. Cost Savings – Every cent you spend on complete

House Demolition & Rebuilding: When the Location is Perfect, But the House is Ancient

There are times when a house just gets too old to feasibly modernize with renovations, yet the property is ideal. There may be other problems with the house, as well, including structural issues or poor workmanship. If you own a property like that, or perhaps have found one to purchase, the best solution may be house demolition & rebuilding. There are many beautiful properties in the Toronto, ON area that have homes that have seen better days. Sometimes, a gorgeous view

Understanding House Framing Just Enough

Many people feel comfortable and confident hiring a professional to do a job and then letting them take the reins. However, if you are the type of person who likes to be involved with the process and feels more comfortable knowing what is going on in the project, you may need to educate yourself beforehand in order to ask intelligent questions and stay best informed on the project. When it comes to house framing, it

Custom Homes & Their Benefits

Custom homes provide an immense number of options, and all have to be chosen by you. Knowing what you need in your home, what you want, and your budget allows you to reap the greatest rewards from building a custom home. Various features will factor very differently into the overall cost of your custom home. Working closely with a designer, you can create a space that not only keeps a roof over the heads of you and your family, but

A Clear Picture of Your Bathroom Remodeling Project

  Bathroom remodeling can be one of the most challenging possible projects in your home. The high traffic, variable moisture, addition of special fixtures and finishes, and often cozy spaces to work in can challenge even the most skilled weekend warrior or DIY-er. That’s why we recommend always using a professional for a project such as this. Before beginning your bathroom remodeling project, here are a few things to consider. What is the current state of your

A Clean Slate: Home Demolition and Rebuilding

  If you plan to gut and reconstruct your home, you need an experienced contractor who has handled many home demolition and rebuilding projects in the past. An experienced contractor knows what to expect and will be able to deal with the challenges that come up during demolition of a home. At Timberidge Carpentry, our expert crews handle the demolition, framing and tie in to the existing structure; with our experience in these projects, we

What You Should Know About Remodeling Before You Change a Thing: An A-Z List

Add value to your home by building for your neighborhood. Budget realistically. Make sure to factor in labor costs. Contractors are there to use their expertise and skills to save you time and hassle in every step of your project. Doorways should allow for the likely traffic and have proper width and height. Electrical systems should be upgraded during a remodel, both for code and for safety. Fixtures in small bathrooms should be of appropriate dimensions. Bigger here is not better. Green materials are a future

Taking Your Home Renovation to the Next Level

A home renovation is an opportunity for you and your home to find better harmony. Some of the changes made in a home renovation could include new appliances, new finishes, updates to utilities, and modifications to the floor plan. All of these improvements can make your home a place where you and your family want to be, without breaking the bank or your back. Depending on the style of your home, a remodel or addition will