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 ...
Northern Climate Foundations Go Deeper20190925014208

Northern Climate Foundations Go Deeper

We fielded a query from a returning Calgary resident the other day. We were discussing the feasibility of an extension to their home when the subject ...
How Home Design Impacts Eavestroughing20190918030017

How Home Design Impacts Eavestroughing

A roof is often the last thing we look at when purchasing a home. We may give it a sideways glance before we enter, and a superficial look when we lea...
The Shingle Look Without the Annual Effort20190911040609

The Shingle Look Without the Annual Effort

Wooden shakes are part of Canada’s architectural heritage. That’s because pioneering settlers could split them from straight-grained bolts of wood usi...
Installing Skylights Are They Worth It?20190904035421

Installing Skylights Are They Worth It?

Come wintertime folk call us for a price for a skylight. The cost depends on your roof we tell them. Some require more effort and we can’t simply quot...
Open and Closed Valleys with Shingles20190828031411

Open and Closed Valleys with Shingles

Valleys form in nature where hills slope towards each other and merge. Two flows  of water gather at this point, and find their way further as a strea...
Our Birds Eye View of Roof Measurement20190821081036

Our Birds Eye View of Roof Measurement

Scrambling around on a roof with a measuring tape in one hand and a notebook in the other is not everybody’s idea of fun. We don’t have the scaffoldin...
Preparation & Use of Pressure Treated Wood20190814084426

Preparation & Use of Pressure Treated Wood

Softwood requires treatment or else insects and moisture will destroy it. The industry workaround is treating it with chemical preservatives. These ar...
DuPont and Tyvek Benefits for Your Home20190807030052

DuPont and Tyvek Benefits for Your Home

French-American chemist and industrialist Éleuthère Irénée du Pont established the E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company in 1802 in Wilmington, Delawar...
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