Author Archives: Adam W

Your home’s air quality

Over the winter months we can safely say that the over whelming major of people keep their windows closed to keep out the bitter cold air that we experience in southern Ontario.  This pursuit to keep ourselves warm can come at a severe detriment to health if the proper steps are not taken to identify [...]

Is your home Winterized?

We’ve compiled a list of things that should be taken into consideration when it comes to your home in the winter time. Some are mandatory while others are voluntary, but all are important to ensure getting you, your family, and your home through the cold winter months. – Check your furnace and thermostat to ensure [...]

Liven up your home

As much as many of us would love to make over our entire home, making small changes can have a big impact. Try changing out the handles and drawer pulls on your kitchen and bathroom cabinetry. Also try adding hooks for your towels or bathrobes. If some of your furniture is outdated, like an armoire [...]

No Vacancy!

In the late fall and throughout the winter time many animals need to seek shelter in order to survive. In southern Ontario some of these animals include squirrels, raccoon, and birds. These animals although cute and sometimes fun to watch can actually carry disease and can be very annoying if they decide to become your [...]

Get Early Start on Next Year’s lawn

Did you spend the summer starring at your tattered lawn wondering why patches of dirt were there instead soft blades of grass? For this year it’s not going to get any better, but next spring could be a different story if you seed this fall. It is the ideal time to seed your lawn in [...]

The Latest in Walk-in Bathtubs

Walk-in tubs have been around for a number of years, but in recent time they have exponentially grown in popularity. This growth in popularity has been excellent for the walk-in tub as it has resulted in major brands breaking into the market and subsequently redesigning and improving them. Not only have the tubs been given [...]

Crew Spotlight: Mike Hensler

In the Spring we were very fortunate to welcome aboard a long time friend of the company, Mike Hensler. Mike has assumed the role as one of our crew chiefs over here at Grand Building. Not only did Mike joined the company with a plethora of skills and experience that far exceeds his years, but [...]

Summer ’12 Update

After a great start to the construction season we have finally found a chance to update everyone on our recent progress and some plans we have for the future. Steadily growing, We at Grand Building and Contracting have been vigorously working on many projects this season ranging in size and difficulty. From decks and fences [...]