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March 4, 2015

March - Spring Projects With the winter not quite out of sight, March is a great time to start planning spring projects. Perhaps there's a home show in your area to inspire ideas. Here are a few tips to get you started: Decide the purpose of your renovation. Is it geared toward maintenance, investment in your home or comfort? Discover new ideas. Websites like Pinterest and Houzz can open your mind to innovative concepts. Determine the scope and fin...

February eNews - Fehr

February 10, 2015

Baby, it’s cold outside… Stay warm inside. After a mild and damp Christmas — with a record-breaking highs as far north as Churchill, Manitoba mid-December – we’re now into the deep freeze in many parts of the country. Checklist to keep your home cozy: • Check the seals. Dow GREATSTUFF is an easy-to-use polyurethane foam sealant.• Remove deep snow from the roof to prevent damage. Garant has a roof rak...

Top 10 Renovations in Canada

January 14, 2015

Bathroom renovations were the No. 1 home fix in 2014, topping the list in five provinces, according to a survey by a national contractor referral website. The top 10, as listed by TrustedPros, were Bathrooms Basements Decks Roofs Kitchens Painting Floors Landscaping Windows Home additions   Bathrooms topped the renovation desires of people in Nova Scoti...

December eNews - Fehr Building Materials

December 10, 2014

December - Safety through the season Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Holidays, Happy New Year! The season is upon us, bringing with it the end of 2014. We want to thank you for the support that you have given us over the past year, and wish you and your family a blessed Christmas season. Job Safety Working in various weather conditions can bring its share of challenges. Safety clothing varies from season to season. Here is a great winter produ...

November eNews - Fehr

November 5, 2014

Blown, Batt, Blanket, Spray & Rigid… Types of insulation and their uses: There are four basic types of insulation: loose fill, batts and blankets, rigid board and spray foam. The most appropriate type of insulation to use will vary based on the type of construction, the extent of the rehabilitation planned and applicable code requirements. ...

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