Open house this weekend! By: DuoBuilding

July 18, 2011
Community Aid, General

This weekend we are proud to announce open houses held at two of our finest projects, The Raleigh House (circa 1866) and The Blackfriar Residence (circa1870). Both homes are historic landmarks in the city of London, and for the first time can be seen together in all of their glory. All proceeds from the open […]

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Bowling Alley Wood Countertop – Kitchen Idea By: DuoBuilding

February 5, 2011
Countertops, Green Products, Kitchens

We have just completed this kitchen renovation and supplied the client with this reclaimed blowing alley countertop. This reclaimed bowling alley was rescued from the closed Brunswick Huron Bowl on Adelaide last year by our staff and management. Reclaimed materials when given some creative thinking can be reused for many applications. We finished the countertop […]

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Vintage Wine Barrel Flooring By: DuoBuilding

October 14, 2010
Uncategorized

    The world of reclaimed materials for residential use continues to grow! We found this while looking for a flooring material for a client’s new wine cellar. The material is recovered from wine barrels as they end their usefulness to mature wine. “… oak barrels are costly and have a short lifespan, with new […]

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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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