The Importance of Honesty

“I didn’t punch him or hit him” is a line I’m hearing more and more. I parent an awesome 3 year old and a fantastic one year old. Jaxon is starting to get into Henry’s hair a little more often lately. Suddenly he’s no longer the...

Benefits of Relational Home Building

I’m sure you’ve heard the stories before. The ones about subcontractors not getting paid, or work being done unsatisfactorily. You maybe have heard about people bragging how they took advantage of a subcontractor. Unfortunately these conversations are not...

Joist End Details

Hi Y’all! This episode was born out of a recent job one of our contractors did recently. They had to replace some insulation that was improperly installed around joist ends. This job wasn’t a proper vapour barrier, and rather than preventing moisture from...

Before it gets Better

Do you ever tackle a home project that’s a bit too big? Here’s a glimpse into my newest learning experience! Gina and I heard from a few neighbours that our nice back yard had a big standing water problem in spring. We also noticed our yard had a nice...

5 Tips to a Happier Office Job

Good morning friends! I used to get the privilege of sweating like crazy all day, getting covered in saw dust, ripping my Jeans, scraping my knuckles and exhausting every joint. I developed a lot of good habits, lifting with my knees, sweeping up every day after work...

Best Building Practices

Good morning all, Today we’re going to talk about something that’s been a re-occurring theme throughout my life right now. That topic is what is “best”? How does Dueck Builders design the “best” homes? Firstly best is difficult....