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May eNews - Fehr Building Materials

May 6, 2015

Kitchen Reno Crazy Canadians are wild about kitchen renovations. As the centre of the home, demolishing and rebuilding is often a stressful time for those involved. Before starting the demo: Consider a variety of materials for every budget Measure the space carefully and be clear about design Know your timeline Research rebates available for new appliances

April - eNews - Fehr

April 1, 2015

Hello, old friend... With harsh winter conditions giving way to milder temperatures and easier commutes, it's safe to say that spring is upon us – finally. A melt and the first glimpses of green mean it's time for some spring lawn maintenance: Grab a shovel and level out uneven areas to avoid poor drainage Reseed sparse areas and allow 7-10 cm. growth before the first trim Fertilize well established grass with a slow release ni...

How To Save Energy And Money

March 6, 2015

How To Save Energy And Money - Home Improvement Retailing Magazine With the good weather finally here.  Canadians are once again purchasing or building new properties and/or renovating their existing homes. This is the ideal time to pay attention to a home’s energy efficiency and make energy saving changes where possible. Not only can consumers save electricity and natural gas, they can also realize significant cost savings. Energy optimizing chang...

March - eNews Fehr Building Materials

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...

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