The Wood Pile

Kens Firewood and Aggragates

It is just after 6:30 a.m and Ken has just left. He as always shows up on time with my two cords of wood for my fireplace. This is one cheerful guy in the early mornings!

kens truck

Ken also supplies me with what has been the best topsoil , mulch and manure that I have ever used on my garden. He also provides all types of gravel and stone. 

For those of us with wood burning fireplaces this is the man to go too for firewood. He even splits it small for you if you need that. His wood is seasoned and dry.

Here is abit about his wood and how to reach him :

 available 7 days a week  8 am to 5pm 613.720.5942

“We are a proud family-owned company that has been serving the Ottawa area since 2002. We offer high quality firewood, soil, mulch and aggregates giving you a touch of comfort and beauty both inside and outside your home.  ”       

  • We deliver to the entire Ottawa Valley*
  • We offer service 7 days a week and deliver your load, if required, with short notice (we prefer a day’s notice)
  • Pickup and delivery is available
  • We can deliver small or large loads and can even offer a split load of two different materials
  • We offer a wide variety of mulch, stone, soil, firewood, kindling and bagged wood (campfire wood)

I am off to stack the wood pile now. 


The Iron Man

Majestic Metal Works:

Many years ago  I renovated my home and put a totally open floating staircase without rails of any kind.

So, when I decided that it might be best to put in some railings, it was a search to find a company who could make me what I wanted.

What I had always wanted was a deco style railing in metal.

I had found a railing that I liked on the internet and after having it redesigned and drafted to fit my home, the search began to find someone who could do it for me.


Which lead me to Andy of Magestic Metal Works.

Andy appeared at my door and  had a true understanding of what I wanted. It is always challenging to see if what you asked for and what you get matches your vision and Majestic Metal Works did just that. The staircase handrail is exactly what I had wanted. He is now working on my exterior railings.


Andy is very proud of his work and so he should be. Your satisfaction is very important to him.

He does all kinds of work and artisrty.

  • Balusters, borders and ornaments
  • Brackets, lance points, finials and rosettes
  • Staircases, landings, railings, gates, fences, protection guards
  • Steel structural & miscellaneous fabrications
  • Cast and wrought iron, steel, aluminum, stainless steel
  • Custom designs an specification drawings
  • Fabrication and installation
  • Welding repairs, mobile welder.

This is a company I would  not hesitate to recommend.

To reach them:

Majestic Metal Works
G.(Andy) Hammoud

Moio Masonry

When any of us decide to have a renovation or work done to our homes we often look for referrals of trades for work. Recently, I went through a renovation and would like to share with you some of the good experiences that I had.
Read more…