When cracks begin to appear on external and internal walls of a building, this generally means that there are certain stresses and strains compromising the structure’s foundation. This can be caused by many reasons including soil movement, erosion, and even earthquakes in some instances. Foundation movement comes in varying degrees, […]
Construction of new dental office or renovating old one can be overwhelming, especially if you don’t have past experience in this field. Planning to build or renovate your dental or other medical office? Of course, the best solution will be to find a reliable contractor, competent in this kind of […]
A home addition is exactly remodeling and expanding your house, attaching extra room or two to make it suite your family needs. Home additions can appear in various forms, have different sizes, and address different purpose and functions. It may seem overwhelming to plan your home addition, but it really […]
Struggling to choose between resale and custom home? Let’s assume both options. If you are thinking of purchasing a spec or resale house, you should consider that you have to adapt to someone else’s space. People are different, everyone has its own needs and requirements to their homes. The bedroom […]
Okay, you wanted to renovate your home for a long time. Always busy, work or family, you swore to yourself that you will do it next week, next months and so on. Familiar situation? Yes, you are not alone. This might be stressful for you and your family to start […]
Acquiring a building permit when renovating in the GREATER TORONTO AREA ( GTA ) There are a few things to keep in mind when you think about renovating your house or apartment, with the need for a building permit being one of most important ones. A detailed planning for your […]
Most older homes in the Greater Toronto Area have a cold room under the front porch in the basement. Although traditionally people tend to use the cold room or the “root cellar” for storing food, it is increasingly becoming popular to turn this space into additional basement storage.
We have had a long, cold and rough winter this year in Toronto. With the warm weather finally around the corner, home owner should take the necessary steps to avoid spring flooding this winter. Here are few tips from us, at GTA General Contractors to show you what steps you […]
Can’t keep your house warm? One of the main reasons of heat loss in older homes is poor insulation. Insulation can lose its density over time and become compact. As a result it would not provide the R-Value that it is promised, and therefore the gas bill will increase over […]
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