How to Clean Siding without a Pressure Washer

An easy and (almost) effortless way to boost curb appeal is to spruce up your home’s exterior. Especially if the siding hasn’t received any TLC in a while, people will focus on the dingy aspects and not on the good… Read More »

The Impact of Low Quality Gutters

When gutters need to be replaced, it can be tough for homeowners to sort through all of the information out there about the different gutter systems that are available. And then there are choices that need to be made –… Read More »

Using a Ladder Safely this Summer

If you plan on inspecting the roof, cleaning the gutters, trimming trees, painting the garage, or washing the siding, chances are you will need a ladder. While power tools might seem more dangerous than ladders, the reality is a fall… Read More »

Is a Glass Front Door the Right Choice for Your Home?

A new front door sets the tone for your home’s exterior. It also boosts curb appeal and makes a good first impression on visitors. You see them everywhere – entry doors made entirely of glass – and you like how… Read More »

Before starting DIY Exterior Projects

Do-it-yourselfers like the challenge of new home improvement projects. DIY saves time because you’re on your own schedule and money because you don’t have to pay a professional contractor. However, no matter what your skill level, before starting DIY exterior… Read More »

Advantages and Disadvantages of Skylights

Installing a skylight provides a source of natural light to rooms and areas of your home that are dark, stuffy, or small in size, making a home more functional. Benefits of skylights include more light, better ventilation, and the reduction… Read More »

Why a DIY Roof Might not be a Good Idea

When considering a roof replacement, the first question most homeowners ask themselves is if they will hire a professional roofing contractor or make it a do-it-yourself project. DIYers are known for their willingness to take on new projects – any… Read More »

House Problems that Shouldn’t be Ignored

Many homeowners feel that they will never win the home maintenance game – it can seem like there is always something needing to be repaired or replaced. Especially in today’s uncertain economic climate putting off fixing the roof or buying… Read More »

Reasons to Install Aluminum Gutters

Aluminum gutters still remain the most popular choice for homeowners in North America. An aluminum gutter system is relatively straightforward to have installed, available in a variety of colours, and easy to maintain. While durability and rust resistance are major… 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 »