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April - eNews - Spruceland

April 1, 2015

Hello, old friend... With harsh winter conditions giving way to milder temperatures and easier commutes, it's safe to say that spring is upon us – finally. A melt and the first glimpses of green mean it's time for some spring lawn maintenance: Grab a shovel and level out uneven areas to avoid poor drainage Reseed sparse areas and allow 7-10 cm. growth before the first trim Fertilize well established grass with a slow release ni...

How To Save Energy And Money

March 6, 2015

How To Save Energy And Money - Home Improvement Retailing Magazine With the good weather finally here.  Canadians are once again purchasing or building new properties and/or renovating their existing homes. This is the ideal time to pay attention to a home’s energy efficiency and make energy saving changes where possible. Not only can consumers save electricity and natural gas, they can also realize significant cost savings. Energy optimizing chang...

March - eNews Spruceland Lumber

March 4, 2015

Spring Projects Decide the purpose of your renovation. Is it geared toward maintenance, investment in your home or comfort? Discover new ideas. Websites like Pinterest and Houzz can open your mind to innovative concepts. Determine the scope and financing of the project. Kitchens are still one of the best return on investment projects for homeowners. Maybe you have the time and money for a complete overhaul or maybe you're looking for an uplift with new knobs...

February eNews - Spruceland

February 10, 2015

Baby, it’s cold outside… Stay warm inside. After a mild and damp Christmas — with a record-breaking highs as far north as Churchill, Manitoba mid-December – we’re now into the deep freeze in many parts of the country. Checklist to keep your home cozy: • Check the seals. Dow GREATSTUFF is an easy-to-use polyurethane foam sealant.• Remove deep snow from the roof to prevent damage. Garant has a roof rak...

Top 10 Renovations in Canada

January 14, 2015

Bathroom renovations were the No. 1 home fix in 2014, topping the list in five provinces, according to a survey by a national contractor referral website. The top 10, as listed by TrustedPros, were Bathrooms Basements Decks Roofs Kitchens Painting Floors Landscaping Windows Home additions   Bathrooms topped the renovation desires of people in Nova Scoti...

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