Tag Archives: construction

It’s Grow Time

Each October, as we haul brown bags around the yard, dismantling the remains of the garden, I swear I'm going to take a season off. Surely it would take less effort, be more affordable, and definitely more reliable, to stop at one of ...

Expect The Unexpected

When we bought our house, the back yard was as blank a slate as it could be. We had dreams & good intentions, but a cascading list of challenges (financial and logistical), plus a set of hard-partying neighbours just made us want to ...

Mud Monkeys Waterproofing

Yes, our 80-year-old house is in the blog news again thanks to a repair job most homeowners dread: basement waterproofing. We didn't choose to do this because of an ugly situation such as actual basement flooding, but because there were indications some ...

I Hate Change

My wife and I love to take our three dogs (yes three big crazy dogs!) for long walks throughout our neighbourhood.  I enjoy making our way along the streets lined with mature trees, seeing the different types of architecture in ...