RENOMARK – Renovators Mark of Excellence By: DuoBuilding

October 13, 2010
General, Renovation Planning

Familiar with RENOMARK? You’ve likely seen this symbol around London and it’s important you know what it stands for. More importantly, you’ll know what it means if you see a renovator that doesn’t have this accredidation. If you’re planning a renovation nothing is more important than finding the right professional for the job. Created in […]

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Inspiration Binder By: DuoBuilding

October 12, 2010
General, Renovation Planning

    Planning a Renovation? You might have a project coming up, or budgeting for one down the road. A piece of the planning puzzle that is equally important to your needs and the budget is your overall vision. Having a file with images of rooms and interiors you like is a great way to […]

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WE DID IT AGAIN! (…with your help) By: DuoBuilding

October 8, 2010
General

On Wednesday night at the Awards for Creative Excellence (ACE) held by the London Home Builders’ Association (LHBA) we were awarded the coveted Renovator of the Year Award. This marks the 4th year in a row we have been given this great honor and truly appreciate the recognition. The Renovator of the Year award is […]

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Cork Flooring vs Marmoleum By: DuoBuilding

October 6, 2010
Flooring, Green Products, Renovation Products

If you’re not familiar with either of these two products, they are great sustainable flooring options for your home renovation. We were asked at the Parade of Renovations this past Sunday by many which would be better for kitchens. As we have used both cork tile and Marmoleum in many kitchen renovations, they both have […]

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BottleStone – New Countertop Material By: DuoBuilding

October 4, 2010
Countertops, Green Products, Kitchens, Reclaimed Material

Ever look at all of those glass bottles you recycle and wonder what they get turned into? Well, you might just be able to dine on your new countertops made of wine bottles of dinner parties past real soon. BottleStone is made from 80 percent postconsumer recycled glass bottles recovered from recycling centers outside of […]

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Successful Parade Despite The Rain By: DuoBuilding

October 3, 2010
General

We would like to thank all those who came out today to the 20th annual Parade of Renovations. The 402 valued participants who toured our 30 Marley Place kitchen renovation came away with some great new ideas for their own projects. Best part of today, all of the proceeds from ticket sales benefited the Cancer […]

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Parade of Renovations By: DuoBuilding

October 1, 2010
General

It’s that time of year again! This Sunday commences the 20th annual LHBA Parade of Renovations. You might have seen our cover feature in this past Sunday’s Home Section of the London Free Press. As noted, we have participated in the Parade every year since its inception. New this year you will find a suggested […]

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Using Reclaimed Materials By: DuoBuilding

June 18, 2010
Green Products, Reclaimed Material

We’ve all heard about how using reclaimed materials can offset the environmental impact of a renovation. While this is true, using reclaimed materials in a renovation also adds unique individuality to your project. Beams from an old church for flooring, recycled glass for tiles in your shower, or even a bowling alley lane? In the […]

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