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 »

Outdoor Living Trends 2019

Updating the landscaping and adding elements to your backyard that transform it into a great place to relax can help make an older home look more modern. Even newer homes benefit from increased functionality and livability. It goes without saying… Read More »

Home Exterior Trends for the New Year 2019

A new year is typically a popular time to consider ways to improve your home’s exterior. From small remodeling projects to major renovations, homeowners want significant ROI (return on investment) in the form of better livability, boosted curb appeal, and… 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 »

When and Why Gutter Guards don’t Work

When they work, gutter guards and other kinds of gutter protectors do a good job of allowing water to drain toward the downspouts while keeping debris out of the gutter channel. Different types have different designs and purposes. However, no… Read More »

How to save Energy during the Holidays

It’s a given that we consume more energy in preparation for the holidays and during the holiday season. Baking treats, cooking more meals than at other times of the year, and all those twinkly lights and decorations can quickly add… Read More »

What Should You do When Gutters are Damaged?

Most homeowners know that gutters need scheduled cleanings and inspections to ensure they function properly. Well-maintained gutters can prevent unwanted problems from occurring. But what happens if something goes wrong with your gutter system? When gutters become dysfunctional, the two… Read More »

Window Safety

It’s a nice fall day but a little stuffy in the kitchen, so a window is opened to let in some fresh air. But if you have small children, it’s important to recognize that a seemingly harmless open window can… Read More »

Ways to Winterize Your Home

Before winter arrives, use the autumn months to prepare for colder weather. When properly maintained and running efficiently, your home will keep you cozy. You’ll also save money and cut energy costs. Here are some smart ways to winterize your… Read More »

Tips to Avoid Improper Caulking

Most homeowners know that their home’s exterior needs to be maintained regularly to prevent any unwanted problems from occurring. At the change of each season, walk around the exterior of your home to identify areas that need waterproofing attention. When… Read More »