How Galvanizing Delays Steel Corrosion20190515031455

How Galvanizing Delays Steel Corrosion

Corrosion or rusting occurs when iron or steel react with oxygen in the presence of moisture. In time, the metal may convert entirely to rust and disi...
Things You May Not Know About Asphalt20190507012248

Things You May Not Know About Asphalt

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Asphalt, also known as bitumen in the trade, is a semi-solid form of petroleum in a sticky, black, and highly viscous state. Approximately 70% of glob...
Hail Resistant Options for Asphalt Shingles20190502053856

Hail Resistant Options for Asphalt Shingles

Asphalt shingles continue to be one of the most widely used roofing covers in North America on account of installation cost and long life span. Indeed...
Roof Sheathing And Replacement Costs20190424012640

Roof Sheathing And Replacement Costs

A roof stripped down to the very basics comprises a frame resting on walls, and a covering over it to complete the building envelope. There are many d...
How Vinyl Decking and Cladding Transformed a Home20190417014602

How Vinyl Decking and Cladding Transformed a Home

Killarney 4-Plex BEFORE Valiant Exteriors Upgrade © We did a major workover of a tired looking 4-Plex in Killarney that cause quite a stir. The job in...
Is PVC Vinyl Decking a Good Solution?20190410025506

Is PVC Vinyl Decking a Good Solution?

PVC vinyl decking is a relatively new product having only arrived around 2005. It is one of the more expensive options although long life and easy mai...
Two Sides to the EIFS Cladding System20190402221239

Two Sides to the EIFS Cladding System

Traditional Rendering Versus Slipfaced The exterior insulation finish system or EIFS was all the rage when service people returned from World War 2. T...
Is It Time to Replace Your Asphalt Roof Shingles or Is The Damage Cosmetic?20190327063153

Is It Time to Replace Your Asphalt Roof Shingles or Is The Damage Cosmetic?

A shingle roof comprises a large number of identical overlapping sheets laid in rows from the bottom up. However unlike tiles, these lie flat against ...
Stucco, Ancient Art with Exciting Future20190320023100

Stucco, Ancient Art with Exciting Future

Stucco with its distinct texture © Valiant Exteriors The dividing line between stucco and plaster / rendering is vague, although stucco is more a deco...
Why Many Albertans Prefer Wood Stain for Their Cedar Siding20190313040809

Why Many Albertans Prefer Wood Stain for Their Cedar Siding

1×6 Tongue and Groove Select Tight knot Cedar Siding Even the best cedar wood can succumb to ultra violet radiation, water, mildew, fungus, and i...
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