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 […]

Roofing Materials Comparison Guide

Feb 14 2017

If your home needs roof repairs or even a replacement, you should probably have a general idea of what materials are available so that you can have an informed discussion with your roofing contractors. Beyond considering the price and the aesthetics, there are some other factors that should influence your choice of roofing materials. For […]

Why you need attic insulation and how to do it right?

Jan 27 2017

In general, attics may serve as a junkyard for all the clutter of your home but if you take a deeper look you will realize this tiny place below the pitched roof is far more useful than that. An attic can keep your home comfortable 24/7 provided it is properly insulated. Why you need attic […]

Roofing Fire Hazards and How to Reduce their Risks

Jan 24 2017

Did you know that one in five of the most common types of house fires originate from the roof? Protecting your home from potential fire hazards is probably one of the foremost priorities when moving into a new home or upgrading an existing one. The main reason for this is the use of highly flammable […]

How to Safely Remove Snow from Your Roof

Dec 20 2016

You should keep your roof as snow-free as possible to prevent ice dams from forming. Ice dams can lead to a leaking roof, and subsequent call to a roof repair company. Snow also weighs a lot. Generally, one square foot of snow that’s one inch deep weighs about a pound. A roof with 12 inches […]

How to Decorate Your Roof Without Damaging It

Dec 13 2016

Christmas is almost here, and for many Canadians that means decking their homes with festive lights to help spread holiday cheer throughout the neighbourhood. However, installing Christmas lights on your roof can be risky business and could potentially cause damage to your roof, eavestroughs, and most importantly yourself (if you slip and fall). What's the […]