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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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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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Renovating Oakville’s Side-Split Houses into Modern Family Homes

Mississauga, Oakville and Burlington expanded mightily in the decades following World War II as both the car industry and two major fuel refineries took root in the region.  Ford Motors opened their first car plant here in 1953, and this factory produced nearly all of Ford’s vehicles in Canada until 1966. In 1962, the town …

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What is the Difference Between Renovating and Remodeling?

These two construction terms are often used interchangeably, but there is a big difference between home renovation and home remodeling.  Simply put, renovation is done to freshen up something old and make it new again. The word renovation comes from Latin renovatio which means renewal.  Remodeling is more elaborate.  The act of remodeling by definition …

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Our Window Replacement Service

Ugly windows look bad from the road, and nine-out-of-ten times that’s why people call replacement window contractors. Never mind the ever increasing heating bills or cooling costs, or the fact that poorly insulated windows leak air and water and can allow insects and rodents into the home, its usually the cosmetic appeal of new windows …

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Hello World from Keith Travers at Eastview Homes

Message from Keith Travers, Construction Manager: Welcome to the new Eastview Homes blog. We’re hoping this place will grow to offer an authentic inside-look into our operation and show our best people at work in the great places we’re building and maybe even detail some of the more interesting projects on each site.  Every house …

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