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Oakville High School Co-Op Student Learns Carpentry Skills

By Rob Campbell | November 25, 2022

2022 Fall semester – Eastview has a co-op student helping our skilled trades. Oakville Trafalgar High School has a Cooperative Education Program (Co-op) that provides students with the unique opportunity to get out of the classroom and learn what life is like in the real world. Students explore career options and gather-up the valuable information …

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Insulating Renovations with Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF)

By Rob Campbell | November 10, 2022

Homeowners who retain Eastview to remodel their residential houses can be confident their newly finished walls are well insulated. Exterior walls are sealed with spray polyurethane foam, where applicable. We choose SPF over fiberglass because good spray foam insulation eliminates air infiltration (heat loss), which is it’s primary mission. Good spray foam insulation reduces HVAC …

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Beautiful New Photos of an Exterior Home Renovation in Burlington

By Rob Campbell | September 29, 2022

In July 2022, Eastview blogged a lengthy account of how our team creates curb appeal in an exterior home renovation. The piece displays contemporary photos of a recent Burlington home remodeling project. The story shows many design elements in various stages of completion. Months later, we have new images and rather than updating the older posts, we …

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Interior Home Renovation in Burlington

By Rob Campbell | August 12, 2022

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

By Rob Campbell | July 18, 2022

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

By Rob Campbell | July 13, 2022

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

By Rob Campbell | May 10, 2022

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

By Rob Campbell | March 8, 2022

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

By Rob Campbell | January 6, 2022

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

By Rob Campbell | December 11, 2021

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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