When to Replace these Household Items

Sometimes we forget that nothing lasts forever. Or perhaps, as it is often with the gutters or the roof, it’s a case of “out of sight, out of mind.” How long has it been since you checked the fire extinguishers?… Read More »

New Doors and Windows for Fall

Fall is typically the season homeowners focus on home renovations and DIY projects that prepare a house for winter. Here are several excellent reasons for installing new doors and windows this fall season. Curb Appeal A new entry door and… 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 »

House Exterior Fall Maintenance Tips

Home maintenance might seem like a losing battle. But the alternatives could be expensive – a leaking roof, rotted siding, clogged gutters, or a cracked foundation. Fall is the time most of us start thinking about raking the leaves, caulking… Read More »

When Updating Your Home Exterior this Spring

Spring is that time of year when many homeowners consider renovations that will immediately improve the appearance or your home’s exterior. But home improvements mean time and money: you don’t want to start a project only to find you’ve selected… Read More »

Let Your Home’s Exterior Help You Sell Faster

Whether you need to move immediately to take advantage of a new opportunity in another province or you just want to move into your new neighbourhood across town as quickly as possible, there are things you can do to help… Read More »

Homeowners Spring Checklist

Spring is that time of year when we get our homes ready for the warmer weather, embark on DIY projects that boost curb appeal, and repair any damage those winter storms might have done. Regular maintenance is essential to keeping… Read More »

Energy-Efficient Window Treatments

If your windows are older than 20 years and regularly fog up whenever someone in the house makes dinner, you might think that window replacement is the only solution. But when there’s no budget for major home improvement projects, energy-efficient… Read More »

Gutters and Insurance

The roof, gutters, siding, and windows are designed to protect any home from the elements. But what happens when your home’s exterior gets thumped by a winter storm? Are broken gutters or dented siding covered by an insurance policy? Insurance… 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 »