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Happy Holidays

By Joe Belanger | Dec 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Happy Holidays

#happyholidays  #happyholiday2021 Visits: 242 Today: 60

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How to deal with flooded electrical

By Joe Belanger | Dec 1, 2021 | Comments Off on 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

By Joe Belanger | Nov 4, 2021 | Comments Off on 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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We Use Chief Architect Software

By Joe Belanger | Nov 2, 2021 | Comments Off on We Use Chief Architect Software
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Chief Architect software brings home design projects to life. Automated building tools for home design, interior design, and kitchen & bath design make it easy to create construction drawings, elevations, CAD details, and 3D models. As your Design Drafting company of choice, we will show you how we use our software in creating your project.…

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Heat and energy recovery ventilators

By Joe Belanger | Oct 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Heat and energy recovery ventilators

What is a heat recovery ventilator? A heat recovery ventilator (HRV) is a ventilation device that helps make your home healthier, cleaner, and more comfortable by continuously replacing stale indoor air with fresh outdoor air. New homes built since 1977 are more airtight, which helps save energy but can make the inside air stale. To…

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Lumber Prices come down

By Joe Belanger | Sep 16, 2021 | Comments Off on Lumber Prices come down

If high prices held you back from building, you are in luck, as the tables have now turned ARTICLE FROM CBC CANADA Homeowners who resisted the urge to renovate during the first 18 months of the pandemic may find now is their chance, as lumber prices that soared to dizzying heights in the spring have…

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Custom Design Home –

By Joe Belanger | Sep 13, 2021 | Comments Off on Custom Design Home –

Permit Plans by : Dustin Design Drafting Visits: 216 Today: 2

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Slab on Grade vs Basement Foundation

By Joe Belanger | Sep 13, 2021 | Comments Off on Slab on Grade vs Basement Foundation

A full Basement foundation – matches most or all of the floor space of the level above and it is generally at least 7 feet high. Newer homes typically have taller basements to facilitate conversion into living space. The advantage of a basement is all the extra space that it provides for storage or for living.…

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Sunroom Designed By Us

By Joe Belanger | Sep 9, 2021 | Comments Off on Sunroom Designed By Us

Photos of a Completed Sunroom (Building Permit Plans) produced by us. Visits: 241 Today: 2

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Ottawa Fall Homeshow Oct/2021

By Joe Belanger | Aug 30, 2021 | Comments Off on Ottawa Fall Homeshow Oct/2021

Ottawa Fall Homeshow Visits: 494 Today: 1

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