Letting the Snow Pile Up on Your Roof? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t

Jan 29 2018

There’s nothing quite so romantic as a quiet winter night with snow-capped rooftops as far as the eye can see. While this scene makes for a picture-perfect greeting card, it’s not exactly as lovely in reality. We often don’t think much about our rooftops during the winter, busying ourselves with seemingly more pressing concerns like […]

Best Exterior Siding for Canadian Winter

Jan 11 2018

Canada, being a country of extreme weather – intense summer heat paired with blistery winters – faces unique challenges when it comes to materials for home building. All materials must be carefully chosen to withstand humidity and heat at extreme temperatures, as well as precipitation and severe cold.

How to Protect Your Home’s Foundation

Nov 24 2017

Once constructed, a home’s foundation is usually forgotten about. We think about maintaining the siding and eavestroughs, but we rarely think about what any of this means for the foundation. A house’s foundation is fundamental even after construction. So what's the Best Way to Protect Your Home's Foundation? Make sure your gutters are flowing Ensure […]

Which is Better – Steel or Aluminum Gutters?

Oct 24 2017

Being a homeowner means constant maintenance on your property and home. With the weather turning, and winter approaching, an area of your home that you might want to consider re-evaluating are your gutters. Often overlooked and forgotten about, gutters are essential to the drainage of rainfall and precipitation from your home. If your gutters are […]

How to Storm-Proof Your Roof

Sep 26 2017

With the global temperature rising and changing yearly, we’ve been seeing a rise in severe storms alongside hotter climates and unpredictable rainfall. The scale and frequency of these big storms is unprecedented, as is the damage they’ve been leaving behind. While Canada may not have the threats of hurricanes and tsunamis the way tropical and […]

Why Does My House Need Gutters?

Aug 24 2017

Many homeowners find gutters and eavestroughs to be a big hassle and wonder if it is worth it. After all, it’s no secret that cleaning them out is a tedious and messy task. Not having to maintain gutters seems like a dream come true. So Why Does Your Home Need Gutters? Gutters help protect many […]

How Often Should I Replace My Roof?

Aug 14 2017

In this modern day and age, it seems like almost everything from cellphones to new cars are designed to be thrown out or replaced after just a few years. While this might not be a bad thing as far as technology is concerned, most homeowners probably don’t want to invest in a roof that needs […]