Just a Touch: Faucets Without the Fuss

It’s wonderful how technology has changed the plumbing globe. 1 item that is continuing to gain popularity, particularly in kitchens, is the signature faucet. These faucets or fittings have sensors located across the sink and handle the faucet. With a tap from hand, forearm or a finger, the stream of water is activated. Although these [...]

How to Soundproof a Condo

A condo makes for a wonderful house in an urban environment. Unlike detached homes, though, condos may place you in a position of being a little too up close and personal with your neighbors. When the closeness leads to the noisy enjoyment of your neighbours intruding in your enjoyment, then it may be time to [...]

Know Your Own House: Components of a Roof

When you have installed your base, put down your flooring construction and erected your walls, it’s time to construct your roof — one of the most significant architectural elements. In reality, in the colonial house with its gable roof to a Prairie-style house with its hip roof, from a modern house with its low-sloping roof [...]

Swing for the Fences

“People ask me what I do in the winter when there’s no baseball. I will let you know what I do. I stare out the window and await spring.” — Rogers Hornsby The wait is over! Forget Punxsutawney Phil and the vernal equinox; at America, the first crack of the bat marks the start of [...]