construction

February 19, 2013

Hammer & Nails thoughts on Age and Accessibility in Edmonton

Are you affected by old age? Something happened to me this last year that has started to tug at the corners of my mind and set […]
February 25, 2013

This week, Hammer & Nails is pleased to treat you with an article on kitchens from our friend, Cindy Donaldson, at Delton Cabinets. As we approach […]
March 9, 2013

Is your renovation project safe? We all know that construction sites can be a dangerous place to be, especially if that construction site happens to be […]
March 29, 2013

Renovations for the Allergy Sufferers Spring is officially here! Okay, for most people spring is an exciting time where, here in Edmonton, we start to see […]
April 13, 2013

Energy Efficiency is more than just dollars and cents While it’s true that renovations done to help improve the energy efficiency of your home will potentially […]
May 9, 2013

Is your contractor a carpenter or a handyman?

Anybody can call themselves a contractor. In the city of Edmonton, there is no special requirement for operating as a general contractor other than applying for […]
May 31, 2013

Products We Think You’ll Like It’s not often that Robert and I get wow-ed by new products in the renovation market. Usually, a new drywall compound […]
June 27, 2013

Another one of our porch lift projects here in Edmonton. This one includes a self closing gate across the opening.
July 22, 2013

Why should you hire a licensed contractor for your renovations?

Without a doubt, the number one piece of advice from anyone with tips on renovations is making sure you hire a reputable contractor for your project. […]
August 2, 2013

Lest we forget.
August 2, 2013

Our Favorite Accessibility Features When Renovating

A lot of accessibility features can be added to a renovation project for little or no cost. Here are some of our favourites: Install some lever […]
September 4, 2013

Why does it cost so much more per square foot renovating rather than building new?

Interestingly enough there are many good reasons why it costs more to renovate.  Economy of Scale  Certainly most remodels are small and compact in nature and […]