How to Choose the Best Siding Colour20200121213118
January 21, 2020calgary, cement, choosing, colours, james hardie, right choice, selecting, siding, vinyl0 comments
Choosing the right combination of tints is a watershed decision. That’s because you can’t change the colour of vinyl, or easily match the robustness o...
6 Tips for Re-Siding Your Home20200115000901
January 15, 2020advice, building, calgary, fibre, home, james hardie, office, re-siding, residing, tips, vinyl0 comments
There is a great saying in our workshop ‘measure twice, cut once’. In other words, be sure you know what you want, before you do it. Not wasting mater...
Attaching Siding the Correct Way to Studs20200108000540
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Correctly Replacing James Hardie Siding20191223010552
December 23, 2019doors, engineered wood, fibre cement, inside corners, james hardie, lp smart side, outside corners, replace, siding, windows0 comments
Installing James Hardie fibre-cement siding is relatively simple on straight runs because the overlaps between strips largely seal the joints. However...
New Gutters Do Not Repair Poor Roofs20191218053201
December 18, 2019calgary, eavestroughs, gutter, interfaces, overhangs, slopes overflows, underhangs0 comments
Roofs are there to receive precipitation, and manage the moisture so it does not penetrate the roof space, and the living space below. A gutter needs ...
Your New Eavestroughs & What to Expect20191210043644
Signs of Failing Attic Insulation20191204014533
December 4, 2019attic, dripping, energy bills, ice dams, insulation, rodents, roof, sheathing, tips, warning signs0 comments
Warm air rises. That’s why we need attic insulation to keep our houses snug inside. Warm, moist air condenses when it meets cooler air. That’s why the...
Eavestroughs on Turrets and Curves20191126040739
November 26, 2019calgary, cost, curves, eavestroughs, gutters, industry specialists, solutions, turrets0 comments
The word ‘turret’ came down to us from the Italian ‘toretta’ meaning a little tower on a castle. These protruded from straight walls providing a prote...
Gutters, Grading and Water Management20191120032001
November 20, 2019answers, downpipes, flows, grading, gutters, pooling, site, slopes, solutions, terrain, water management0 comments
Precipitation pools and soaks away on level ground, because it is spread over an area. If the terrain slopes, then it flows away along established rou...