What Causes a Roof to Leak During Heavy Rain?

May 30 2017

Water damage is one of the worst things that can happen to your home. The news of recent flooding in Quebec and BC – which is likely to cause hundreds of millions of dollars in damage – provides a timely reminder that heavy rainfall is one of the primary causes of water damage. Specifically, one […]

How to Protect Your Home from Flood Damage?

May 29 2017

Water damage is one of the worst things that can happen to your home – not only can the initial flood of water cause problem with electrical systems and damage to property, but  moisture can also settle into the walls or other structures in the house and cause problems in the long term.  Concurrent with the […]

Roofing Fever: Hot Roofing Trends for 2017

Apr 28 2017

As winter gives way to spring, chances are you’ve been daydreaming about making some changes around your home. If your roof was damaged over the winter, is more than 20 years old, or you’re simply looking to bring it into the 21st century, then investing in a new roof is not something you should simply […]

Does Home Insurance Cover Roof Damage?

Apr 25 2017

Insurance. Bring it up in any conversation and you’re guaranteed to get a few groans. That said, if you’re hearing groans, it’s because people know about it. These days, there’s insurance for everything, from your pets to your home. While most folks may not necessarily insure their kid’s guinea pig, homeowners’ insurance is just one […]

Post Winter Home Maintenance Tips

Mar 27 2017

Keeping your home in good condition is about more than just attacking problems whenever they occur. Home maintenance should be a year-round project. While this may sound annoying, doing small tasks on a regular basis is a good deal less painful than having to spend lots of energy and money all at once to deal […]

Roofing Problems Spring to Life as Winter’s End Nears

Mar 23 2017

Canadian winters can hit you with everything from deep freezes under deceptively sunny skies, to torrential downpours in the middle of February. While it’s hard to predict how the weather will actually turn out until you’re in the thick of it, one thing you can be sure of is that your roof is going to […]

Choosing the Right Siding for Your Home

Feb 24 2017

When you see a house for the first time, whether you’re merely passing down a street or purposely scoping out a new place to live, the first thing you’ll most likely notice is the yard (if there is one), and the siding. A house’s siding is the equivalent of a person’s clothes, and if you’re […]