renovations

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 17, 2013

Products we think you’ll like – Tubular daylighting systems Without a doubt, one of the hardest things to overcome in Edmonton is the weather. During the […]
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 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 17, 2013

The Barriers of Barrier Free Living

Ask around in the City of Edmonton if people have heard of the term ‘barrier free’ and you’d be surprised to know that more and more […]
June 27, 2013

Another one of our porch lift projects here in Edmonton. This one includes a self closing gate across the opening.
July 15, 2013

Photos of recent accessibility projects that we’ve been involved in.
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 1, 2013

Do It Yourself with Michael Breault – A story about a carpenter and his DIY project.

Have you ever tried a do-it-yourself project? I’m not talking about making jewelry out of paper clips or clothes out of recycled cereal boxes, I’m talking […]
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 […]
August 16, 2013

The Three Quotes Rule: Why Getting Three Renovation Quotes Might Not Be Right For You

Every website, newspaper or magazine that discusses renovations and hiring a contractor insists that you get in touch with at least three contractors to get quotes. […]