Signs of Failing Attic Insulation20191204014533

Signs of Failing Attic Insulation

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

Eavestroughs on Turrets and Curves

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

Gutters, Grading and Water Management

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...
Winter Time Can Be Good for Exterior Work20191112223512

Winter Time Can Be Good for Exterior Work

Winter can be a good time to get your eavestroughs, siding and soffit repairs done. However, many clients are unaware of the benefits, although others...
Roof Types and Challenges for Gutters20191105213131

Roof Types and Challenges for Gutters

There are many different roof types in the world, although some are more popular in Calgary. Sometimes these are a matter of personal preference. On o...
Thermal Expansion Factors in Guttering20191030004729

Thermal Expansion Factors in Guttering

Metals vary their shape, area and volume when their temperature rises. This phenomenon is due to kinetic energy agitating their molecules more, and th...
Leaves the Silent Enemies of Eavestroughs20191022224029

Leaves the Silent Enemies of Eavestroughs

Doctors told us elbows were the smallest things to put into our ears when we are kids. Likewise, leaves should never enter eavestroughs and down-pipes...
How Fascia Affects Gutter Replacement20191016013909

How Fascia Affects Gutter Replacement

Did you ever wonder where the word ‘gutter’ comes from? Even if you did Latin at school you may not realise the Roman word ‘gutta’ means a “droplet’. ...
Why Our Minimum Charges are Fair20191009021948

Why Our Minimum Charges are Fair

Every now and then a customer calls in and says ‘I have a quick job for you if you need a stocking-filler’. They may be a regular or a new client. How...
Fixing Siding Over DensGlass Sheathing20190930045858

Fixing Siding Over DensGlass Sheathing

DensGlass sheathing has been on the market for over thirty years. We have noticed an uptick in inner-city construction. However, relatively high cost ...
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