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  • First Steps in Planning a Finished Basement

    Your first steps when planning to finish your basement are as follows.... 1.  Inspect for signs of dampness.  Look for standing water anywhere in your basement, especially in corners and below windows. Also look for signs of mold or mildew. Mold and mildew can grow on walls, floor, windows, and on the wood beams and framing for the floor above the basement.  Mold and mildew inside your home can cause respiratory problems for your family, even if they don’t have allergies or asthma.  Basement dampness can also damage hardwood floors ...

  • Kitchen Renovations… To Hire or Not To Hire a Contractor?

    When planning your own kitchen renovations, a lot of things need to be considered, and a lot of decisions have to be made. One of those matters that need to be decided on is to get the contractor. To hire or not to hire a contractor, that is the question. There are factors to be considered in deciding over this question. Does your kitchen need a major renovation, or would some major cleanup and repainting be just what it needs? Moreover, would it be necessary or ...

  • Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

    A kitchen backsplash is the area between the counter tops and the cabinets and/or hob of the oven. This area is then tiled out with various tiled materials like glass or ceramics but it's the arrangement that is important. It's usually this part of the wall that becomes splashed by cooking in pots and pans but the idea here is to make an aesthetic image that combines practicality of easy to clean together with nice to look at kitchen interiors. Although the kitchen backsplash has the potential to be the most stunning feature in the kitchen there are however a few points to keep ...

  • 4 Painting Tips You Should Know Before You Paint

    Painting Tip 1. If you need to stop for lunch in the middle of your painting, then you can stop your brushes and rollers from being ruined from paint drying on them. Wrap your brush or roller cover in cling wrap and put it in the fridge. When you are ready to start painting again just get it out of the fridge, unwrap the cling wrap and you are ready to go.   Painting Tip 2. If you are going to buy a premium paint finish, don't ...

  • Tips for Hiring a Home Renovation Contractor

    Finding a good home renovation contractor can be a very hectic task. However there are some guidelines you can follow to make sure your contractor will do a good job. Here are some good tips to follow before you hire a professional contractor of your home improvement jobs. Before consulting a home renovation contractor, you have to decide on what work you want to have done to your home. Easy enough, but make sure you consult your partner and go over your options. Consult at least ...

  • Martin Newsham – Home Owner

    We used JB Contracting to renovate our basement and they did a wonderful job. Everything was done right and we would recommend them to all of our friends and family for any renovation project.

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JB Contracting is a group of licenced contractors owned by Georgetown native, Jaimie Bottomley. We have the skills and equipment to tackle a wide variety of residential and commercial renovations. Our success relies on the referrals of our clients. We make ... Read More »