Check Your Siding for Storm Damage

The combination of strong winds, snow, rain-snow mixture, and cold/fluctuating temperatures can take its toll on siding. With all of the rough weather the Lower Mainland has been experiencing these past few weeks and more winter storms heading our way,… Read More »

Reasons for Choosing a Certain Type of Siding

When thinking about new siding for your home the choices can seem endless. What if you pick the wrong siding material? Suppose it looks good in the showroom, but the colour looks odd once it’s been installed? You like the… Read More »

Types of Wood Siding for Your Home

The right siding can dramatically improve a home’s appearance and boost curb appeal. Consider cladding your house exterior with wood. While wood is no longer the main construction material for residential siding, it remains a popular siding choice in North… Read More »

Tips on How to Prevent Rotting Siding

Whether it’s cedar shingles, lap siding or board and batten, wood siding is beautiful and enduring. However, for it to be long-lasting, wood siding needs vigilant care and maintenance. Here are some ways to ensure that your wood or cedar… 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 »

Why a Garage Needs Gutters

Installing gutters on a house make sense, but do you really need gutters on a detached garage? Whether the garage is built on a concrete slab or is supported by a full foundation, adding gutters to a garage’s roof does… Read More »

Tips for Cleaning Any Type of Siding

With summer heading toward fall, now is the time to do those seasonal home maintenance chores that will help your home survive the cooler, rainy weather ahead. When layers of dirt, sap, pollen, and dust accumulate, siding becomes dingy or… Read More »

How does Fiber Cement Compare with Cedar Siding?

In some circles, it might start a war if you suggested that fiber cement siding is a good alternative for cedar siding. For homeowners living in a Craftsman style house, Cape Cod house, or another style of historic home, there’s… Read More »

Choose the Right Cedar Siding for Your Home

If you are in the market for new siding and live in the Lower Mainland, cedar siding makes sense. It’s aesthetically pleasing to the eye, decay resistant, long lasting and well-suited to the Pacific Northwest climate. Is red cedar better… Read More »