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February 8, 2020aligning, asphalt, eaves, exposure, flashing, ice dams, mistakes, nails, over hang, shingles, slopes, tips, valley, venting0 comments
A shingle roof comprises literally hundreds of small tiles. Laying them correctly needs special care, because you only need one mistake to have a pote...
Combining Roof and Gutter Replacement20200131064100
January 31, 2020cost, eavestrough, efficiency, gutter, how to decide, price, replace, roof, separately, speed, system, together0 comments
There may be good reasons for combining roof and gutter replacement. The roof goes up faster when there are no gutters in the way, and you can colour-...
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...
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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 ...