Inviting Burglars into Your Home

The whole point of having great curb appeal is to make your home inviting to look at. But is your property attractive to someone casing the neighborhood? Use this short guide to find out if your home looks inviting to… Read More »

Flat Roof Troubleshooting

The appeal of a flat roof for residential structures is that it is less expensive to install than a pitched roof. Sections of a flat roof can often be utilized for other purposes including an entertainment area or a rooftop… Read More »

Home Trends for 2018

Standing out is important when it comes to your home. And that’s what is so great about the New Year: you can tackle those unfinished DIY projects and home renovations with fresh eyes and a clean slate. Here are some… Read More »

Benefits of Adding a Skylight

Proper lighting is important to the atmosphere of any home. But it is the amount of natural light that positively affects mood and improves the disposition of the people living inside. A skylight is a window inserted into the roof,… Read More »

What do Your Windows Say about You?

While elements of your home’s exterior improve curb appeal, things like the gutter system, the siding colour, or the roof style also reflect the personality and character of those living inside. Windows are the one home exterior element that is… Read More »

Common Gutter Inspection Mistakes

When there’s a break in the weather like today, this is a good time to check the gutters, just to see how they’re holding up. A quick inspection now might save you time and money later. Here are some ways… Read More »

Why Choose a Metal Roof

If metal roofing seems more appropriate for commercial buildings, you might be surprised to know that the current trend is seeing more and more metal roofs on homes in neighbourhoods around the lower mainland. While many homeowners choose roofing shingles… Read More »

Unexpected Obstacles When Installing Gutters

Older homes have their secrets and sometimes they choose to reveal them at inconvenient moments. A simple bathroom renovation exposes major plumbing issues or a new chandelier for the dining room isn’t possible until the wiring is up to code.… Read More »

Tips for Hanging Christmas Lights

Holiday curb appeal wouldn’t be complete without Christmas lights. They give a festive feel to your home and set the mood for all of your holiday activities throughout December and into the New Year. Whether you’ve done this before or… Read More »

How to Maintain Cedar Shingles

It doesn’t seem to matter if it’s Eastern White or Western Red, cedar siding makes a home stand out. As a siding material for homes in the lower mainland, cedar shingles are durable, possess excellent insulative properties, and are insect… Read More »