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 […]

The Importance of Cleaning Fallen Leaves

Dec 02 2016

Nobody likes ridding their property of fallen leaves; it’s hard work, it’s time consuming, and it can also feel like a never-ending battle if your neighbor fails to remove theirs from their property. Fallen leaves, seemingly innocent though they may be, can actually damage your property, and in more ways than one. Beautiful as they […]

Ice Dams: Scourge of the Canadian Winter

Nov 23 2016

If you’re a resident of the Great White North, you’re likely already familiar with one of the greatest threats that plagues Canadian homes every winter: ice dams. Whether you just immigrated from warmer climes or you’ve recently become a homeowner for the first time, you might be wondering what ice damming is and, exactly how […]