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Green Side Up Contracting Inc Crowned 2019 HomeStars Best of Award Winner!

Toronto, ON — March 6, 2019 — Green Side Up Contracting Inc. announced today that they have been selected as a 2019 “Best of Award” Winner by HomeStars. Hailed as HomeStars’ highest honour, the Best of Awards, presented by DEWALT, Canadian Contractor, and RenoRun, recognizes the most trusted home service professionals in HomeStars’ network of…

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PVC Decking

If you’re in the market for decking that doesn’t require long hours of maintenance, PVC (polyvinyl-chloride) and wood-plastic composite decking options have probably made their way to the top of your list. These wood-alternative decking materials eliminate the cumbersome cleaning, painting and staining that traditional wood decking requires, and resist rotting and splintering to help…

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Trex Composite Decking

Composite decking has risen to meet the high standards of professionals and homeowners. Here are some of the ways its done that, and why a composite deck may be for you.   Even as little as 15 years ago, the market for composite decking didn’t exist on nearly the same scale as it’s on now.…

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Pressure Treated Decking

If economy, longevity and if you have time to spend on yearly maintenance, go with pressure-treated wood. It’s stainable and hard enough to resist abuse. Treated wood is often full of moisture and will shrink unevenly and twist when it dries. One homeowner told me, “Yeah, my treated deck may last forever—but it’s going to…

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Cedar Decking

If the natural look of wood tops your list, use cedar for wood decking. Cedar doesn’t readily absorb moisture— and, since moisture is what creates twisting and splitting, cedar wood decking tends to lie flat and straight. The average lifespan of 15 to 20 years for cedar wood deck boards, but it can deteriorate faster…

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Ipe Decking

Awareness about the Ipe hardwood is not overly specifically with most decking contractors. Ipe is also known as the brazil walnut, this type of hardwood is pronounced as EE-PAY. It is more expensive than the rest of the hardwoods and Green Side Up Contracting prefers to work with Ipe hardwood for a number of reasons.…

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Natural Stone Steps

Why should you protect your investment?  Over time a pisa “block step” system (which is designed to be used when building garden or small retaining walls) will begin to shift out of place.  Even the slightest shift will cause water to get through the cracks of the coping and in behind the stones which will wash the…

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What Happens When You Hire The Right Property Maintenance Company

When you hire the right property maintenance company you can expect thorough work and absolute professionalism and that is what happens when you hire Green Side Up to handle (the needs of your condominium property). your commercial property needs. When you hire the right company they consult with you to find out your needs and…

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Why Is A Property Maintenance Company’s Proposal So Cheap?

With so many property maintenance companies in abundance that claim to offer similar services, the way to typically differentiate one from each other is their pitch. A property maintenance company will layout a budget or estimation of what they plan to do for a client, but these appraisals are usually loose approximations or plans that…

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5 Things All Snow Removal Companies Must Have Before Hiring Them

Before you look into hiring a company that focuses on snow removal, there are a more than a few factors you should consider. Relying on someone to remove your snow in the wintertime can be a serious business, as your mobility depends on how efficiently the task is completed. Here are just a few of…