How To Build A Shed From A Old Gazebo – part 2

This is part 2 of the article on how to build a shed from an old cedar gazebo. The information is based on converting my neighbour’s old cedar gazebo into a new garden shed for me. I used the bones from the gazebo to build a shed. Well it was more than the bones. It […]

How To Build A Shed From A Cedar Gazebo – part 1

My Neighbour had an old cedar gazebo that he didn’t want any more and his plan was to take it to the dump. The overall structure and the floor were in good shape, but it needed a new roof and some TLC. A couple of years ago we removed our shed to build a new second […]

Planning On Using Composite Decking? Here’s What You Need to Know

    When you are planning your deck one thing that you need to consider is what material are you going to use to build it. Years ago most people used cedar, which is still a good choice, but there are other materials you should consider for your new deck. When we we built our deck a few years ago […]

How To Truly Make Your Patio An Extension Of Your Home

A few years ago we built a new second story deck on our house. It was a lot bigger than our existing deck and we sealed the deck so we could also use the space under our deck. This provided two new areas to enjoy our home especially during the spring, summer and fall. The lower […]