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Commercial / Condominium Snow Removal

On January 17th, 2022 there was snow storm that dropped upwards of 60 cm in the GTA. Two and half weeks later, we received another 10 cm of snow. Prior to these two storms the precipitation level has been nominal. As a professional in the snow business, this is what we live for — battling…

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Green Side Up Contracting Inc. Awarded 2021 HomeStars Best of Award Winner!

March 15th, 2021 — Green Side Up Contracting Inc. announced today thatthey have been selected as a 2021 HomeStars Best of Award Winner. Thisprestigious award recognizes the best across the HomeStarsnetwork of over 60,000 Canadian home service pros. Winners arecarefully vetted for consistency, integrity, unparalleled customerservice and dedication to their trade. “Our Best of Award…


Reasons We Recommend Interlocking Patio’s over Decking in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has obviously brought many challenges to all ofus and some of us have been impacted more than others.With all the travel restrictions and people spending the majority of their timeat home, the Outdoor Living construction business was boomingthroughout 2020 leaving most reputable contractors’ schedule full as wemove into the 2021 build season.Today…

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Why You Should Hire Us

Green Side Up Contracting Inc. is a professional member of Landscape Ontario & an authorized TrexPro – GOLD status! Over the last 21 years we have established ourselves within the construction industry as an honest and reputable contractor. We have earned this reputation by shaping the company around four core values: honesty, transparency, quality of…

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Why Trex Is Our Recommended Decking Material

There’s plenty of different materials you can use for your deck, but without a doubt the best material to go with is Trex – it completely blows out the competition and it’s an installation service that Green Side Up recommends and provides. Designed with lasting beauty, incredible durability, and easy maintenance, there’s no compromising with…

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Disadvantages of Pressure Treated Pine for Decking

Harmful: Even though industry standards have changed, the chemicals applied to treat lumber are harmful to the environment. Discoloration: Wood is a natural product, so it is going to be affected by the elements, specifically, exposure to the sun. There’s a scientific process called photo-oxidation that causes the surface of the boards to grey, but,…

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What Is Trex Rainescape?

Not many people know what Trex Rainescape is or why it’s so important. Depending on how well-versed you are with renovations and drainage systems, you may have never even heard of it before – but that doesn’t mean you don’t need it. Trex Rainescape is a revolutionary under-deck drainage system that uses a gridwork of…

Pinnacle Premium Western Red Cedar

Which Cedar Is Right For Your Project?

If you’ve clicked on this link, then by now you’ve probably heard quite a bit about Pinnacle Premium Western Red Cedar. It obviously is well known for being a solid material, but the real question remains: how does it compare to regular cedar? Let’s examine some of the differences between the two. Pinnacle premium cedar…


Green Side Up Contracting Inc Crowned 2020 HomeStars Best of Award Winner!

Toronto, ON — February 11, 2020 — Green Side Up Contracting announced today that they have been chosen as a 2020 HomeStars Best of Award Winner. The Best of Awards recognize the best pros in the HomeStars network of over 60k pros, vetted and selected for their unwavering dedication to customer services and excellence in…

Deck Lighting Toronto

Add Ambiance To Your Outdoor Space With Deck Lighting

Deck lighting requires quite a lot of thought and consideration, as it’s pretty integral to the outside portion of your home – without it your deck has limited visibility. Adding solid deck lights brings the benefit of safety and security – making it an essential and worthwhile investment. There are various options to select from…