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How to Fix Sinking Pavers

Written by Davel Construction On August 4, 2021

Are you watching your patio pavers start to sink? Over time, pavers naturally begin to sink from pressure on top and the softness of soil beneath them. The problem is, this leaves an uneven surface that can create a tripping hazard. Water might collect in the dip, wearing down the stone. Plus, sinking patio pavers […]

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How Much Do Patios Add to Your Home’s Value?

Written by Davel Construction On July 5, 2021

Before you sell your home, should you add a patio? Or, if you are thinking of creating a patio space for yourself, should you expect it to help your home fetch a higher price? The specifics of how your patio will affect your home’s value depend on your exact home, the neighbourhood it’s in, and […]

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Things to Consider When Designing Your Outdoor Kitchen

Written by Davel Construction On May 25, 2021

Outdoor kitchens are becoming increasingly popular. They give you functionality and flexibility, making your outdoor space more about food, friends, and entertainment. Your outdoor kitchen will be a major feature in your home, so it makes sense to take time and really perfect the design before you get it installed. Here are some of the […]

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Backyard Landscaping Design Ideas

Written by Davel Construction On April 10, 2021

Are you looking for a unique idea to make your backyard landscaping stand out? At Davel Construction, we’re brimming with innovative ideas to make your landscaping stand out from the rest. Here are some backyard landscaping ideas that will help make your property the envy of the neighbourhood. 1. Circular Stone Pathways Laying out your […]

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How to Plan a Basement Renovation

Written by Davel Construction On December 1, 2020

  Many people have mixed feelings about basement renovations and for good reason. While they can be incredible for the home, adding a ton of space and value, they bring a lot of stress. Many homeowners have problems in their basement that they aren’t confident they can tackle, at least not in a reasonable time. […]

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How to Attach a Mantel to a Brick Fireplace

Written by Davel Construction On November 5, 2020

One of the latest trends in fireplaces is mixing materials. The result is a more interesting, dynamic fireplace that earns its spot as the center of your home. To get this trend for your own home you may want to attach a wooden mantel, or a floating mantel, to a preexisting brick fireplace you have. […]

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Feature Wall Ideas for Bedrooms, Bathrooms and More

Written by Davel Construction On October 1, 2020

Rooms that feel empty, incomplete, or out of date could use a fresh feature wall to add interest and style. Any room, from the bathroom to the bedroom, can use an accent wall. But depending on the use of the room, and the style you’re going for, you’ll want something different for each space. Here’s […]

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How to Keep Moths Away from Outdoor Lights

Written by Davel Construction On September 4, 2020

When you’re heading out to enjoy your landscaping in the evening, the last thing you want is to deal with moths around your door. Once you’re sitting out in your yard, you may also be bothered by the hordes of moths attracted to your lighting. Thankfully, there are things you can do to keep moths […]

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Do You Need a Permit to Build a Gazebo?

Written by Davel Construction On July 2, 2020

There’s no question that a well-built and professionally designed gazebo can add a lot of style to your property. The fun thing about having a gazebo is that you can incorporate any number of themes to go along with the overall feel and look of the property. And while you may be set on the […]

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How to Design Landscape Lighting

Written by Davel Construction On May 22, 2020

When you are thinking of ways to enhance your outdoor spaces, consider adding creative landscape lighting to boost the overall aesthetic and function of the yard. Not only does landscape lighting help you and your guests get around more easily at night, but it can also highlight other aspects of your landscaping and will ultimately […]

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