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19 04, 2018

Mayfield Family Favourite Recipe – Tea Punch

By |April 19th, 2018|Mayfield Family Favourite Recipe|Comments Off on Mayfield Family Favourite Recipe – Tea Punch

This recipe is from one of our clients. They served it to us when we were working at their home and it immediately became a Mayfield Family Favourite. It is simply delicious!



4 cups strong hot tea

1 cup sugar

3 cups apple juice

1/2 cup lemon juice

1 cup cranberry cocktail

28 oz bottle […]

19 04, 2018

Spring 2018 Featured Whole Home Renovation: An Open Concept Kitchen Living Room

By |April 19th, 2018|City of Calgary Building Permits, Construction Experience, Dialogue and Problem Solving, Featured Renovation, Structural Changes|Comments Off on Spring 2018 Featured Whole Home Renovation: An Open Concept Kitchen Living Room

Prior to purchasing this bungalow which required a whole-home renovation, our homeowners were searching for a two storey house.  They were living in an apartment with all of the rooms on the same level, so wanted a home where the master suite would feel more private.

James and Karla shopped with […]

19 04, 2018

Family Fun – Spruce Meadows

By |April 19th, 2018|Family Fun|Comments Off on Family Fun – Spruce Meadows


If you’re looking for some family fun this spring, Spruce Meadows is a great place to visit! From garden shows and pet expos to horse tournaments and more, Spruce Meadows is sure to entertain the whole family! While some of the events have already begun, many fun spring events […]

19 04, 2018

Date Night – RiverWalk

By |April 19th, 2018|Date Night|Comments Off on Date Night – RiverWalk

Now that the weather is warming up, it’s a great time to spend the evening walking or biking along the designated pedestrian and cycle lanes that wind along the edge of the Bow and Elbow Rivers. The RiverWalk extends from Centre Street to Fort Calgary along the south side […]

19 04, 2018

Brick Construction: Building with Brick

By |April 19th, 2018|Brick Construction, Construction Experience|Comments Off on Brick Construction: Building with Brick

Brick is the oldest building material in the world. When considering using brick in a construction project, you will need to consider size, colour, texture, and durability.

Colour is the most visually obvious detail, but something else to consider is whether the colour is solid or varied. Several decades ago […]

19 04, 2018

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

By |April 19th, 2018|Checklist|Comments Off on Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Spring has sprung!! While it is time to welcome flowers, leaves and warmth, it’s also time to do some home maintenance and get your house cleaned up after the long winter.

Gutters and downspouts: Pull leaves and debris from gutters and downspouts. Re-attach gutters that have pulled away from […]

26 02, 2018

Industry Insight – Spray Foam Insulation R-Value: R20 or R50?

By |February 26th, 2018|Spray Foam Insulation, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Industry Insight – Spray Foam Insulation R-Value: R20 or R50?

A couple years ago in 2014, one of the managers at Beyond Foam decided to do a little insulation experiment at his house. Not to worry…no chemistry set or burned eyebrows in this story. This was an experiment in R-value. Having worked for Beyond Foam for a few years, […]

26 02, 2018

Preserve Energy – Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

By |February 26th, 2018|Energy Efficient, Technology|0 Comments

If you’ve got a home renovation planned, working on making it energy efficient should also be part of the plan. Making your home more energy efficient can also mean making it quieter, less expensive to operate, and even more durable. Homes built before 1985, on average, consume double the […]

19 01, 2018

Featured Kitchen Renovation – Western Inspired Open Concept Kitchen

By |January 19th, 2018|Construction Experience, Dialogue and Problem Solving, Featured Kitchen, Finding your Renovation Contractor in Calgary, Interior Design, Respect For Your Budget, Structural Changes|0 Comments

Prior to renovating this home, there were lots of discussions about a functional design; Our homeowners wanted a beautiful open concept design. Their home had a wall separating the living room from the kitchen, and also a wall separating the dining room. When it comes to working with the […]

20 11, 2017

Industry Insight – Buy New or Renovate?

By |November 20th, 2017|Client Referrals, Dialogue and Problem Solving, Industry Insight, Real Estate|Comments Off on Industry Insight – Buy New or Renovate?

There are many factors that come into play when deciding whether to renovate your current home, or sell it and buy a new one. One of the most overlooked is whether you’ll be able to get all of your money back when you go to sell the property. Even […]