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Interior Home Renovation in Burlington

Kitchen remodeling is at the center of a whole-house renovation made possible by two separate rear additions In July 2022, Eastview Homes’ blog illustrated how our team Creates Curb Appeal in an Exterior Home Renovation. The piece displays photographs of a recent Burlington remodeling project which exhibits many attractive exterior design elements. Curb appeal refers …

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Sculpting a Residential Poolscape: Exterior Home Renovation

Just in time for summer, Eastview transformed a residential backyard property with a leaky swimming pool into a gorgeous poolscape that’s perfect for hot afternoons and for entertaining family and friends in all seasons. Let’s look at all the construction work that went into completing this vision.  The most remarkable part of this transformation is …

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Creating Curb Appeal in an Exterior Home Renovation

Eastview’s most recent Burlington home renovation project exhibits many design elements that help improve the property’s curb appeal, which is another way of saying it looks great from the street. Curb appeal refers to the visual attractiveness of a house when viewed from the road. Having a comely home adds to its value because of …

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Secrets of Professional House Painters

Good painters are punctual, courteous and respectful. They are considerate to other trades, and work well with designers and property owners. The paint crew are usually among the last of the trades to visit a job site, (although the real pros get a jump on things while others are still using the space). They’ll wait …

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Final Touches and Finish Carpentry

Good carpenters like doing finish carpentry because their handiwork is forever on-display and it’s for precisely this reason that skilled tradespeople are so important. Eastview Homes employs highly experienced and passionate craftspeople and that includes expert carpenters who enjoy bringing beautiful projects to completion. There are thousands of little tasks grouped into hundreds of different …

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Home Renovation Means Upgrading Electrical Systems

As residential housing continues to become more sophisticated, older building’s electrical networks must be upgraded. Burlington, Oakville, and Mississauga town homes built in the 1960’s have electrical systems which are almost always underpowered. The original builders installed either a 60amp or 100amp service rather than the 200amp supply that comes standard in new houses. Other …

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Backyard Pool Upgrade with Cabana and Change Room

Building a cabana at the rear of the upscale residential property beside an inground swimming pool makes the whole amenity much friendlier and even better suited to entertaining family and friends. A cabana is a specially designed support structure that’s purpose-built for amplifying poolside gatherings. Cabana pool houses offer an inviting place to sit and …

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We Used Extira To Construct Exterior Columns

Eastview Homes’ exterior renovations with natural wood siding typically includes a front entrance make-over with a covered porch and three or four stately wooden pillars, often painted white. The stylish little detail gives the property more self-respect. It dramatically improves curb appeal and probably adds thirty thousand dollars to the value of the house. Now …

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Full Renovation with Home Addition in Burlington

Rather than sell their south Burlington home and buy a bigger house in another neighbourhood, one family chose instead to expand their existing house and remodel its interior. Eastview got the call because the homeowner did the math. He found it would be cheaper to build an addition rather than sell and purchase something bigger. …

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Interior Designer Helps Home Renovation

Eastview Homes offers an interior design service to compliment our home renovations and remodeling work. Our experienced interior designers create aesthetically pleasing layouts which help ensure the homeowners’ optimal use of their new space. Our experts make newly renovated indoor spaces more beautiful and more functional. Their work helps determine certain physical requirements, such as the …

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Waterproofing Basement During rear Addition

Installing a rear addition means taking some precautions to prevent a wet basement. A typical rear addition requires expanding a building’s footprint which usually involves excavating the ground behind the house to create a new foundation for what’s being built. This is an ideal time to install waterproofing solutions to ensure the concrete remains dry …

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Exterior Renovation of Side Split Home in Burlington

Side split homes are split-level configurations where multiple levels are visible from the front. It’s like the house has been cut in half and one end has been raised six feet. Typically, the garage is brought into the house at ground level and the bedrooms are stacked above. One reason the design was originally favoured …

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Eastview Homes is Recognized by RenoMark

Eastview Homes is proud to announce we’ve been recognized and are now accredited by RenoMark That’s a big deal. That little black Renomark icon symbolizes a trusted voice in the home renovation industry, and now we’ll proudly display the badge like a trophy on our website. RenoMark’s emblem identifies those professional renovation contractors who’ve adopted …

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Walk-through Video of Second Story Home Addition & Renovation in Burlington

In the video below our building manager walks viewers through a four bedroom home which is the site of our latest renovation. This project could be considered a ‘second floor addition’, but it also saw Eastview make a covered front porch and perform a full interior renovation of the basement, bathrooms, kitchen and bedrooms. This …

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Remodeling Living Rooms with Direct Vent Fireplaces

Nothing makes a family home feel cozier than a lively fireplace keeping the whole house warm. It’s Christmas and New Years Eve all winter long when you have such an amenity glowing on the main floor of your house. Interior designers and home decorators will all tell you the same thing; a fireplace can pull …

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Natural Wood Siding in Oakville and Burlington

Our recent second story addition with a covered front and rear porch construction project on Valena Crescent in south Burlington Ontario was completed with style by the addition of natural wood siding. This building material perfectly completes a house and yields maximum curb appeal.  This was a big project. Eastview Homes completed a full interior …

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Professional Trades Work Together in Eastview Homes

Eastview Homes is a family of diverse tradespeople and any list begins with the carpenters, Dave and Matt. David is an apprentice carpenter and Matt’s journey to complete accreditation was profiled here in this blog. They bring a variety of rough and fine construction skills to each project. Here they are installing faux brick as …

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Eastview Homes, BUILD magazine – 2019 sustainable Building Award

Eastview Homes is proud to have been awarded BUILD Magazine’s 2019 Sustainable Building Award. Build Magazine’s Sustainable Building Awards are a celebration of the organizations or individuals that lead the way and set the best example locally in our collective bid to reduce waste and save energy.  Buildings generate up to 35 per cent of all greenhouse gases, 35 per cent of …

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Renovating Bathrooms, Shower Bench leads 2020 Fashion Trends

Bathrooms can make-or-break a house for sale. The style, condition and number of the bathrooms is a common focal point for home buyers and ranks second behind kitchen remodeling as the most common home-renovation project upon which Eastview Homes gets asked to quote. We’re often too busy to take-on single room renovations like washrooms or …

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Eastview Homes Awarded Best General Contractor for 2018

Dear Eastview – Congratulations to you and you’re organization, after a lengthy search and review we have selected Eastview Homes as the Best General Contractor / Home Addition Contractor for 2018. As one of our referred candidates we have selected Eastview Homes best represents our criterial for advance business practices and service in the Halton …

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Rosehill Wine Cellars Helps Design Basement Renovation

During a recent Mississauga basement renovation, Eastview Homes worked with Rosehill Wine Cellars custom design team to complete a section of the blueprints where their designer had initially written the words ‘cold cellar’.  Now that is exactly the type of floor plan landmine that needs discussing in advance, as there are many interpretations of what …

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Before & After Home Remodeling in Burlington

This is what its all about. Here’s a project Eastview Homes recently completely, the air-brushed pictures provided by realtor ca. The Realtor describes the property as, Very beautiful home with tons of charm. Gorgeous curb appeal, beautiful landscaping and stunning interior. Main level offers vaulted ceilings, loads of custom millwork, high quality materials and fixtures …

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Progressing from Journeyman Apprentice to Finish Carpenter

Good help is hard to find, and experienced contractors know the best tradespeople are handmade on the job.   Raw talent must be spotted, trained and taught the basics.  Woodworkers learn by doing, and doing it some more, adding time saving techniques when they see them, and turning safety protocols into good habits through repetition.  There …

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Build a Deck in your Backyard

Eastview Homes loves designing wooden decks and fences that define and command backyard properties.  Just add a sliding glass door, a BBQ, kids and a dog . . . Building a backyard deck is a gratifying project for any aspiring home handymen, and although it seems like a straightforward task, there’s a lot that can …

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