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 […]