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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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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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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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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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Outdoor Fireplace Patio Deck Completes Circular Home

An outdoor fireplace in the city? Yes. It’s a rare and wonderful amenity, especially when it is done so discreetly. Behold a new outdoor fireplace that will add warmth and light to an otherwise chilly outdoor space. This addition is sure to become a welcoming albeit seasonal entertainment room in this newly renovated home. The …

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From Home Renovation to Higher Valuation

Full Article Available Here What does it take to turn a $650,000 house in Mississauga’s Applewood neighbourhood into a million-dollar home that is so astonishingly pretty it raises property values along the entire street? It takes an experienced home renovator with a wide spectrum of diverse skills, a business professional who can dream up cost-effective …

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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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