August 29, 2014

Renovations you should never do yourself

In an age where free do-it-yourself advice is either a few mouse clicks away, attending free workshops at your big box retailers, or just dropping in […]
July 11, 2014

Hammer and Nails – Edmonton’s Renovation Blog turned 2 today! We at Nord Alta Construction can’t believe it’s been 2 years of free renovation advice and […]
July 8, 2014

Products we like: Vinyl Flooring

Are you looking for a good option for flooring for your renovation project but are having a hard time deciding among the many options? Consider for […]
June 21, 2014

What kind of light bulbs should I be using in my home?

It happens to just about everyone. That light bulb over your kitchen table burns out and you have to go to store and pick up a […]
June 14, 2014

Should I reface my kitchen cabinets?

As the beginning of every renovation season starts to get underway, we, over at Nord Alta, start getting calls about kitchen remodels. Without fail, we always […]
May 31, 2014

Building a fire pit in your yard in Edmonton this summer? Here’s some info.

If you’re looking to build a fire pit in your backyard this summer, then you’re in luck. All the major home centers have small models that […]
May 24, 2014

Building a new deck this summer? Here are a few options.

With the May long weekend behind us, we can expect (hopefully) warmer weather and longer days. Deck building season begins and whether you hire a reputable […]
May 21, 2014

Should your contractor supply the products for your renovation project?

One question that often gets asked before starting a renovation project is: Who should supply the materials? The client or the contractor? Now, this usually doesn’t […]
May 13, 2014

Renovation Trends: What do you need to know?

It’s an interesting coincidence that I was doing some research into home renovation and design trends for this article when a regularly scheduled newsletter from Remodeling […]
May 8, 2014

Renovating My Kitchen With Interior Design In Mind

Kitchen renovations, from one project to another, can be a very different experience. Talk to a dozen families that have had their kitchen remodelled in the […]
November 27, 2013

Where do I apply for permits to renovate my house?

The value of building permits taken out in the city of Edmonton. Each municipality, county or governing body has different rules in place on how they […]
November 7, 2013

Snapshots of a front entry door and a garden door for easy accessibility

Here are a couple of snapshots of a front entry door, a deck, and a garden door we finished just last week. This project was special […]