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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: 136 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: 178 Today: 3

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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: 330 Today: 0

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Lumber Prices Falling

By Joe Belanger | Jul 15, 2021 | Comments Off on Lumber Prices Falling

Well here we are the beginning of summer, well 3 weeks in to it be more specific.  The news is the the price of lumber is going to be coming down.  Why? First off, we got to give thanks to all of wonderful people out in social media  land, who have received their Covid shot,…

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Home Renovations A Key to housing for the future

By Joe Belanger | May 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Home Renovations A Key to housing for the future

Information provided by: The Canadian Home Builders Association Home Renovations A Key to housing for the future As homes start to age and the needs of Canadians change, ex. Are you or a family member getting older. Having mobility issues? Or you a younger family, and you want to expand your family, but square footage…

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SDU & Coach Houses Zoom Presentation

By Joe Belanger | May 4, 2021 | Comments Off on SDU & Coach Houses Zoom Presentation

We are happy to share a Video presentation that was presented to representatives from the: RE/MAX Affiliates Realty Ltd., Brokerage 613.457.5000 remaxaffiliates.ca Kanata/Stittsville – Barrhaven – Orleans – Beacon Hill – Carleton Place – Smiths Falls – Kemptville – Embrun – Westport Click Here The video was a presentation on information about rules, information &…

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Building a Secondary Dwelling Unit (SDU) in Ottawa

By Joe Belanger | May 4, 2021 | Comments Off on Building a Secondary Dwelling Unit (SDU) in Ottawa

What is a secondary dwelling unit (SDU)? Most second units are built in the basement, but they can be built in any part of the house, building code rules can vary depending on where the second unit is located in your house. SDU Design Plan sample A SDU is a single, self-contained, rental apartment with…

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Cost of Lumber spikes!!!!

By Joe Belanger | Apr 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Cost of Lumber spikes!!!!

Did you ever think that the pandemic would make such a big impact on so many industries? Well, its actually a no brainer that everything gets effected, and its crazy how lives get turned upside down. Our business like many others is feeling the effects of the pandemic.  And so are our clientele. When you…

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