Building Your Fence

SPACING THE FENCE POSTS As a rule, you should set fence posts about 6′ to 8′ apart. The spacing of the posts depends on the type of fence you build, the terrain, the purpose of the fence, and other such factors. Set the corner or end post first. Then...

Caulking 101 – by the Orillia Home Inspector

Picking the right caulk can be the hardest part of any caulking job. Most hardware stores carry dozens of different products, each promising better results than the other. If you use the wrong caulk, the joint will fail long before it should, which means that...

Protect Your Pipes From Freezing – Orillia Homes

Living in Canada we have to survive below-freezing winter temperatures that can cause the water in your pipes to freeze, expand and burst your pipes. To help prevent this, install a stop-and-waste valve on the water line to drain water from pipes. Materials you will...