About Us


We collaborate with the home owner to ensure our client gets the job done to their exact specifications. We take the time that is necessary to get the job done right and in doing so our relationship creates a foundation for future projects. We have serviced the greater Ottawa region with quality home improvements for 32 years. We look forward for an opportunity with your next project. 

Sincerely, Rick Ayotte 

(613) 818.2222

Limited time offer - ice salt kit $95 all in, (delivery included).

Fill the scooping cup and sprinkle salt over slippery and troubled areas.

Ice salt kit includes:

  1. Plastic container with waterproof lid.
  2. We fill the container with 44 lbs of ice salt.
  3. Plastic scooping cup. 

Payment methods: Credit card call us (613.818.2222) or (E-transfer to: rick@skillsandtools.com

Delivery: within 24 hours after payment is confirmed. (usually same day if ordered before 12pm)





Home Renovations


Decks, unlimited shapes and sizes.


Fences, different styles, what ever you like.


Pergolas, many possibilities.

Stairs & Railings

Railings & Stairs, built to standards and codes.


Basement finishing, bathrooms, bedrooms etc.

3-4 Season Rooms

Additions, we can help with design and permits.

Contact Us

Drop us a line! Any questions?

Thank you for your inquiry. I will respond to it very soon, sincerely Rick Ayotte