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 a license with the city. This means that no formal training is required to be a contractor. The person you may be speaking to […]
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 save you money on your energy bill, here are a few other reasons we think energy efficiency upgrades are important. Comfort A properly insulated […]
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 where you’re living. And, as people, we tend to forget about the little things that help to make sure we still have ten fingers […]
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 me on a course of thinking that I haven’t considered before. Age has started to affect me. Don’t misunderstand me. I’m not that old. […]
November 7, 2012

Breaking Down the Barriers – Myths about accessibility renovations Barrier Free Remodelling, Universal Home Design, Aging in Place Renovations. If you are considering doing any renovations to your home, you might want to think about these topics. “But Hammer & Nails,” you say, “These renovations aren’t for me. I’m just […]