When is the Best Season for Installing Skylights?

When is the Best Season for Installing Skylights? The success of most outdoor home improvement projects relies on good weather. Projects that include installing skylights and a new roof basically demand dry weather conditions. Most homeowners have a professional out to inspect their roofing and assess damages after a harsh winter once warm, dry weather arrives. The summer months are …

Read more

5 Tips to Prepare Your Roof for Spring

Preparing your roof for spring will help you avoid roof damage and costly repairs. The following 5 tips will help get your home’s roof ready for spring.

 1. Check the Roof Check the roof for debris, mold and moss, look for signs of leaking and check for surface damage (shingles, etc.). Inspect any downspouts, vents, edges, caulking, membrane, etc. Pay …

Read more

Roof Maintenance Tips to Prepare for the Winter

Winter brings its own challenges when it comes to your roof and home. Before the first winter freeze, there are several things you can do to prepare for an emergency roofing problem, including the following. Have the Gutters Cleaned Leaves and debris collected in a gutter system will eventually clog up the downspouts. Clogging results in water overflowing the gutters …

Read more

Can Roof Repair be done in winter?

Can Roof Repair be done in winter? Winter is coming and it brings forth its blessings, along with its misfortunes close at hand. As the weather becomes unpleasant, you can only feel its pangs if you happen to have a leaky roof. While such a leaky roof may be a minor inconvenience during summer, the havoc it causes to your …

Read more

Skylights and Their Benefit to the Environment

Skylights are widely used in designing daylighting for residential and commercial buildings. It provides homeowners with healthier, more enjoyable, and more attractive living spaces. The installation and practical use of skylights can provide a number of environmental benefits.  The use of natural light in buildings is a practical way to provide an environment that is more appealing to most. In …

Read more

Why You Should Get Your Roof Inspected and Maintained

For most, the biggest investment they ever make in their lives is the purchase of a home. Other structures such as garages, outbuildings, and industrial sites can equally benefit from proper inspection and maintenance of their roofs. Roofs protect structures from the ravages of snow, rain, temperature swings and humidity.  They are the primary component comprising all buildings that deter …

Read more

3 things to know before installing a skylight

Are you considering installing a skylight into your home? Then you are not alone. Many people like the idea of having a skylight, especially in the main rooms of the home. Your study, dining room, kitchen, or living room would all benefit massively from the installation of a skylight. It helps to light up the whole room and can go …

Read more

Should you repair your roof before selling your house?

Are you thinking of packing up and moving? Then you are not alone. Many people today are choosing to move on from their homes, either moving to a new area or looking to upscale/downsize their property. If you are looking to move on from the property that you own today, though, you have some issues to take into consideration. For …

Read more

Tips for Choosing a Professional Roofing Contractor

Tips for Choosing a Professional Roofing Contractor Knowing the right roofer to hire for your house can be a challenging task! There are many aspects to consider before choosing a professional service. Here is a list of helpful tips to assist you in choosing the right roofing contractor and getting the best service for your money. Quality service & Insurance: Insurance …

Read more

Roofing: Different styles, different materials

All things considered, it is little wonder so many different styles of roofs and the materials used to construct them exist in North America. The climatic challenges facing roofs in Canada are innumerable. Roofs provide shelter from sun, rain, snow and ice while enduring temperature swings that range from sub zero, super freezing on a January night to egg frying …

Read more