Building Your Dream Deck

With the summer season quickly approaching, it won’t be long before we quit our winter hibernation and venture outdoors. This summer if you’re looking for an easy way to enhance your outdoor living space to enjoy great company, sunshine, and evening dinners, look no...

Building on Disturbed Soil

There is a property that I frequently pass that was demolished back in November. It is now the end of winter and the area that was once a house, has been an open pit for four months—exposed to the harsh winter we’ve had. Most people wouldn’t see a problem with this,...

Water Control vs. Waterproofing

The majority of basement waterproofing today is being done by system companies that claim to offer different methods but always steer you to their preferred method (usually an interior water control system). This one-size-fits-all approach benefits the waterproofing...

Adding Natural Light To Your Home

Adding Natural Light To Your Home At no other time in the year do we crave sunlight the way we do in the long, dark winter months. It is amazing how much the sun impacts our well-being – Vitamin D goes a long way! Unfortunately, some of our homes just do not allow for...

Winter Building

Believe it or not, building in the winter is more costly than building in the summer. Understandably, there could be very good reasons why you need to build in the winter months, but there are also a few reasons to consider holding off on that addition, second story...

Seasons Greetings!

From everyone here at Master Edge Homes, we wish everyone a very happy and safe holiday, and a healthy and prosperous New Year! Thank you to our followers and loyal readers! We look forward to another successful blogging year in 2015. All the best, The Master Edge...

Recycling Homes

Generally, when a house is being demolished, an excavator comes in and fills a few bins that are taken away to a landfill. We’re known as a “disposable society”, so it is no wonder we do not stop and think of ways to recycle or reuse a large portion of a home that is...