Reinvent Your Home’s Exterior

Rethinking your home exterior can greatly improve the overall appearance of your home. After all, the front of any house is the first thing visitors, neighbours, and passers-by see. To upgrade its look and boost curb appeal, reinvent your home’s… Read More »

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 »

Mold and Mildew on Your Home’s Exterior

Whether the style of your siding is formal, minimalist, complex or simple, a clean house exterior enhances curb appeal and increases property value. Unfortunately, the flipside is also true – unsightly stains on siding or water-damaged siding panels can make… Read More »

Siding Choices for our Lower Mainland Climate

Weather patterns play an important role in the selection of the right type of siding for your home. When local climate is taken into consideration, siding can improve the appearance of your home’s exterior and extend its lifespan. Siding acts… 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 »

Vinyl Siding and Vancouver Weather

Siding is the “face” your home displays to the world. With so many options out there, which one should you choose? The three main deciding factors are climate (including annual rainfall), appearance, and total cost. Vinyl siding is an attractive… 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 »