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Mike Holmes’ Advice on Backyard Decks and Fences

A fence or deck can be the focal point or finishing touch to your backyard. However, these projects can also lead to countless headaches and cost overruns if you choose the wrong person for the job. When dealing with such a big decision and important project, who better to talk to than Canada’s most well-known and trusted contractor?

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9 Guidelines for Pool Fencing and Gates

A backyard swimming pool is a great way to relax, have fun and enjoy the outdoors, but make sure children can’t use it when there is no adult supervision. One of the best ways to do this is with a four-sided fence—which is the law in several municipalities in Canada.

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Eco-Friendly Fencing

Wood has traditionally been a leading material for pool and spa privacy fences, known for its low upfront cost, versatility and wide availability. Today’s homeowners are still enchanted by the classic look of stained or painted wood and its pronounced grains. However, many of these homeowners are beginning to understand all that goes into to maintaining this look over the years and that wood isn’t always the most environmentally friendly choice.

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