Trusted Tips and Resources

Trusted Tips & Resources

Trusted Saskatoon Cleaning company now offers Home Organization & De-cluttering Services!


A & C Detail Centre & Residential Cleaning Adds New Services.  

A & C Detail Centre and Residential & Commercial Cleaning Services are a Trusted Saskatoon professional auto detailing and a Saskatoon residential and commercial cleaning company.  A Saskatoon family-owned business, they base they're detailing to suit their customers’ needs and preference.

Cindy and her Trusted Saskatoon cleaning team will meet with you at your home to go over your areas of concern and goals for organization. They offer decluttering and organization in the following areas of your home: 

  • Closets, cupboards & pantry's
  • Basements, bedrooms, home offices
  • Laundry rooms, storage rooms, toy rooms, kitchens
  • Entry ways & garages

 




Their new service can even include labeling, storage containers and much more. Free estimates are included and a clean-up after they are through.


A&C Detail & Residential Cleaning are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Detailing Pros and Cleaning professionals and you can find them in our Saskatoon Cleaning category.

Trusted Saskatoon Realtor Kari Calder Makes Generous Donation to the YWCA

http://www.trustedsaskatoon.com/listing.aspx?lid=184The decision to purchase your home is one of the most important decisions you will ever make, and will also be one of your largest investments. Done right, it can also be one of the most exciting and fulfilling times in your life! Kari Calder a Saskatoon Realtor with Century 21 Fusion is there to help you through the process, and provide you and your family with the peace of mind that comes with knowing that you have a realtor working with your best interests in mind. Kari Calder is a Trusted Saskatoon Realtor!

Kari Calder donated to the Saskatoon YWCA’s adopt-a room program!

This wonderful program is being supported by 98 Cool and Christmas 365. As a result of her generous donation and thanks to the kind folks at Pizza Hut, we were going to throw a pizza party for Kari’s office. Kari decided to use the pizza to give back to a local charity that is close to her heart! Kari is a mentor/ fairy godmother with the Saskatoon Princess Shop, and they held a Christmas party for the participants in the Fairy Godmother’s Program. Kari thought the kids in the program would appreciate a Christmas treat. Pizza Hut delivered 10 extra large, and delicious, pizzas for the party and a great time was had by all!

Thanks to Kari for her generous donation to the YWCA, and also for paying it forward. Pizza Hut came through BIG TIME and in the giving spirit have said that if another individual or group adopts a room at the YWCA they would be thrilled to provide another pizza party to celebrate and say “THANKS”. All donations can be made though Joy-Ann at the YWCA. 

























The Trusted Saskatoon directory team and the Trusted Saskatoon community of local businesses run with integrity also send our thank you's to Kari Calder- a Trusted Saskatoon Realtor!


READ KARI'S OTHER REAL ESTATE ARTICLES AND TIPS ON TRUSTED SASKATOON HERE 




Trusted Saskatoon Furniture Store Palliser Rooms EQ3 Support Children's Wish Foundation

Palliser Rooms EQ3 is an independent furniture store that has been operating in Saskatoon for fourteen years. The store specializes in offering a generous selection of contemporary furnishings (predominantly Canadian brands) and a personalized service that is forward-thinking and client-focused. Customer reviews describe Palliser Rooms EQ3 as a "great shopping experience," "with exceptional sales staff," "best displays and best furniture in town," and the kicker: "great delivery service." The comments reflect the company's commitment to providing excellent customer service and speak to their impeccable taste and attention to detail.

Palliser Rooms EQ3 a Trusted Saskatoon Furniture store 

'Tis the season for giving!


The Children's Wish Foundation has worked tirelessly for over 30 years to bring joy to children struggling with serious illness and their families. The bravery shown by these children & families, as they face the many challenges they do, is truly inspirational. We are a long-time supporter of the Children's Wish Foundation and donate annually to the organization's fundraising events. To give a child and their family some happiness during a dark time and a memory they can cherish is a cause we can all get behind.

This holiday season, give a minimum donation of $50 to the Children's Wish Foundation and receive a gift of $200 towards your purchase of Stressless seating OR $400 towards the purchase of a Stressless Peace Recliner at Palliser Rooms EQ3!

Visit our Stressless Gallery today at 2125 Faithfull Avenue in Saskatoon!

Offer ends January 15th, 2018. Some restrictions apply. Speak to your sales associate for details.


Find Palliser online at www.pallisereq3.com or go to their listing in SASKATOON FURNITURE here, or go and visit their massive showroom on Faithfull Ave, Saskatoon...they are on the Saskatoon directly of excellence...they are your Trusted Saskatoon Furniture store!

SEE ALL OF PALLISER EQ3'S TIPS AND ARTICLES ON TRUSTED SASKATOON HERE 





Trusted Saskatoon contractors K & S Contracting share a tip on How Not To Build a Deck

 K & S Contracting specialize in foundation repair for homeowners across Saskatchewan, but they also offer general contracting services to Saskatoon and surrounding area including:

5 Common deck building mistakes


When people decide to take on the task of becoming a carpenter, one of the first things they try to learn is how to build a deck. While building a deck can be a fun and fulfilling project, simple mistakes could turn a fun project into a costly or even deadly nightmare. Here are 5 of the most common mistakes to avoid when learning how to build a deck. 

Selecting The Wrong Material



One of the worst mistakes to make when building a deck is to select the wrong building material. Often people buy the wrong wood or use nails where braces are needed, etc. Personally I have come across dozens of decks built with fencing material. What seems like a cost cutting method could add up to major costs in just a few years. Most fence material has square edges, which chip and break off under the slightest amount of foot pressure. This wood also tends to be knotty and often warps in any weather condition. 



Incorrect Riser Heights

 

One of the most confusing aspects of building a deck for an aspiring carpenter, is cutting the stringer. There is a little math involved that often causes first timers to make the mistake of cutting incorrect riser heights. All of the risers should be the same length except for the bottom riser. All of the other risers will lose the depth of the tread once it is put on so the bottom riser should be a tread depth smaller than the other risers. It’s an easy mistake to make when taking everything else into account.

Not Sealing Your Deck

 

When a deck is built with pressure treated wood, it is recommended to avoid sealing it for 6 months. For some homeowners, six months can turn into a couple of years before they know it. When a deck is not sealed, it will start rotting in a hurry. Make sure to properly clean and seal your deck and check it often to make sure it doesn’t need to be sealed again. To check your deck before you wreck your deck, pour a little water on it to see if it absorbs. If the water is absorbed, it is time to seal it again. A little maintenance goes a long way.



 

 Incorrect placement of Beam Splices

 

More often than not, beginning carpenters make the assumption that separating the distance of beam splices between the different plies is important. While it can help if done properly, It is more important to make sure your splices sit on top of posts. Some designs make it possible to stagger the splices and sit them atop separate posts but if this isn’t possible, make sure sit your splices on top of your posts, even if they are only inches apart between plies. If you avoid this warning, you could be rebuilding after inspection. 






Improper Drainage 

This mistake is actually a series of mistakes that many budding builders make. When building your deck, you want to make sure the water drains in an efficient manner. If the deck is attached directly to your house, it is important to use the proper flashing to make sure water doesn’t accumulate on the side of your house, rotting your structure. It is also important to leave a little space between your planks to allow for drainage. Last but not least, consider sloping your deck .25 inches for every 12 inches away from your house. Doing this will help keep water from accumulating on your deck. 

 

Building a deck can be a fun and rewarding experience as long as you plan ahead and avoid these and other costly mistakes. Happy Building!

READ MORE CLIENT REVIEWS HERE ON THEIR WEBSITE K & S Contracting are Saskatoon’s Trusted Contractor for ICF Foundations..."They will get you back on solid ground!"

K & S Contracting are Trusted Saskatoon General Contractors and foundation specialists

 

 

 

 

Trusted Saskatoon contractor K & S Contracting share How Laminate Walls can Transform Your Home

 K & S Contracting specialize in foundation repair for homeowners across Saskatchewan, but they also offer general contracting services to Saskatoon and surrounding area including:


In this Trusted Tip, A“It’s time to let go of our ideas about dated faux wooden paneling, and check out these new ideas with laminate on your walls!”

What can laminate do for the walls in your home? I am so glad you asked!


  • Laminate can add a great rustic feature wall in your bedroom.



  • It can be used instead of flashy wall paper.