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Trusted Saskatoon General Contractors FineLine Developments Describes What They Does IKEA Kitchens!

FineLine Developments are a Saskatoon owned and operated contracting, construction, and carpentry company. Owner’s Sven originates from Germany, which gives them an eye for European inspired designs. He specializes in custom carpentry including custom crown molding, fireplace mantel design, staircase railings, deck design, and kitchen renovations. No job is too small, or large. 


FineLine Developments are a Trusted Saskatoon general contractor. 


FINELINE DEVELOPMENTS ARE IKEA KITCHEN CERTIFIED


Custom Kitchen Renovations

So, you’ve decided its time to for kitchen renovations in your home? Perhaps you’re ready to remodel your kitchen and you don’t know what to do next?  FineLine Developments is the Saskatoon kitchen renovations contractor for you. They do all type and sizes of kitchen renovations in Saskatoon and surrounding area and FineLine are the Saskatoon IKEA kitchen experts of choice.



Kitchen Renovations and Design

In addition, they also offer individual kitchen planning services starting at $149 that includes:

 

  • IN-HOME VISIT
An in-home visit (for a non-refundable fee) from the project manager for up to 4 hours.


  • DETAILED PLAN

The creation of a detailed kitchen plan and 3D view drawing prepared on the IKEA Home Planner and saved to your account under your unique user profile.


  • DETAILED DRAWINGS

Architectural detailed drawings, shop drawings, and specs will be available once they are hired for the job and the project is confirmed.


  • PARTS LIST AND PRICE QUOTE

Itemized quote for IKEA kitchen products. Itemized quote for dismantling and removal of old kitchen and itemized quote for the installation of new kitchen. Contact Sven and the team today to start planning your custom IKEA Kitchen!




They are Trusted Saskatoon experts at kitchen renovations and their craftsmen will strive to make your Saskatoon kitchen renovation process as stress-free as possible.

FineLine Developments are certified Saskatoon Contractors making your next home project as enjoyable as possible! From great communication, to excellent, customized workmanship, FineLine Developments has your best interests as the client at heart. Call them today!


FineLine Development are Trusted Saskatoon Contractor Professionals


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.

 


  • It can provide your bedroom with a traditional headboard.