Winterizing The Cottage Septic System

  Ontario’s The Township of Muskoka Lakes sewage system inspectors advise against unnecessarily pumping out your septic tank, as this can lead to problems in the event of spring floods. “Even concrete will float”, so if you empty your tank in the fall, you run the risk of the tank becoming dislodged from the ground…

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Winter Home Improvement Ideas

#1 Update Your Laundry Room To make a bleak laundry space more functional, add shelves and bins for laundry baskets and detergent, and put a countertop over the washer and dryer. You get storage space and a place to fold clothes. Add a little peel-and-stick wallpaper. #2 Add Crown Molding Crown molding adds some heavy-duty appeal…

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How to deal with flooded electrical

BY RICHARD BRIGNALL From: Cottage Life Magazine. PUBLISHED: MAY 26, 2021 The story caught my attention, due to the tragic and sad happenings in BC these past weeks.  The deluge continues, and it’s very hard to hear the stories that are coming from there.  To all those who are affected, we feel for you and…

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Load Bearing Wall

We recently participated in the Ottawa Fall Homeshow at the EY center in Ottawa.  Upon helping many interested clients, there was always one question that was asked or talked about, and that was how do we determine if the wall we would like to remove is load-bearing or not.  We also can help you identify…

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