Good morning friends! During our Ask the Author feature, we got this question posted on our blog. “I’m interested in putting solar panels up but I live in a century home and I’m not sure if my roof can handle the weight of them. I have 10″ roof boards on the roof deck and the […]Read More Are Solar Panels Feasible for You?
Good morning all! Today I have run out of productive ideas of things to write about. So I’m doing what any good blogger would do, and am throwing it back to our followers. If you have any pressing questions on building, renovating, or otherwise improving your house please ask away! I will do the next […]Read More Ask the Author
What is in a word, a blog post, an ad, a picture that hooks the viewer? How do communication mediums like songs, writings, or pictures communicate so intimately with diverse people groups? What is it that captivates? Moreover, why is a builder writing about captivating? Google defines captivating as “capable of attracting and holding interest”. […]Read More Captivating
Good morning friends! Today we’re going to get into a short blurb explaining to you why we do what we do. Why Dueck Builders tries to push sustainability through transparent contracts and cost-plus building. First let’s tackle why we do cost-plus building. For me this is an easy one. Cost-plus building is the easiest and […]Read More Why Do We Do What We Do? (Josh Episode)
Good afternoon friends. Well we’re one month into our renovation in Charleswood. A lot has changed in the house! We’re waiting on bated breath for the painting stage to make us look closer to done. It’s a fun project but can be stressful. Here’s a few reasons why: Change orders leading to growing budget. Our […]Read More Renovation tips
Hi Friends! Today we’re going to go over a little product that I’m very happy I bought. Recently I purchased the Airthings Wave to monitor the radon levels in my own house. I will assure you this is one of the best things I’ve invested in. When you get it out of the box it […]Read More High-tech, Affordable Radon Detection
Good afternoon Friends! Today I’m writing a quick blurb on reviews. Growing companies like ours sometimes struggle to find credibility. These days it is super easy to find companies but how do you determine the reputable ones? I want to propose two of the easiest methods. First, is obvious. Word of mouth. Listen to what […]Read More How Google Reviews Help Your Favourite Small Business!
Good morning friends! Today we’re going to talk about doing things right. Gina and I recently bought a house in Charleswood! YAY! We’re going through some extensive renovations and are on a budget. We were hoping to do all our renovations for 37,000. I’ll admit I’ve already “signed enough change orders” to put us closer […]Read More How to Make Decisions in a Renovation
Thinking about a renovation but not sure how it’ll wind up looking? Come talk to us!Read More Why it’s nice to see a model!
Allow me for one day to pump our tires for a while. Dueck Builders has recently won the Top Choice Award for Winnipeg Home Builders. This excites me for a couple reasons. It means that throughout our builds we’ve made friends. Friends that will take time to support us and vote for us. This is […]Read More Pale Blue Dot and Top Choice